Tagged: Captain Kirk

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979), a recap (part 9 of 10)

Previously: Decker tried to put the moves on the Ilia-probe, while Spock stole a spacesuit and tried to put the mind-meld moves on V’Ger. Sadly, those living machines aren’t quite the easy lay that either man expected. Spock wakes up in Sickbay. Dr. Chapel is scanning his brain, and McCoy tells Kirk that the “power pouring through that mind-meld” may have caused Spock...

Battle of the Star Trek Western Episodes

Gene Roddenberry originally pitched Star Trek to NBC as “Wagon Train to the stars”. This was for the simple reason that westerns were at their height of popularity on both TV and the big screen during the 1960s. While…

Star Trek "Dagger of the Mind"

In the franchise’s entire 51-year history, there’s only been one Star Trek episode of any of the six series that’s been holiday-themed. That episode was the original series’ “Catspaw”, which was the first episode filmed for the show’s second season,…

Star Trek (TAS) “Bem”

The Stardate is 7403.6, which now that I think about it, could be the date this script was finished or something. It makes me wonder now how many Stardates are actually secret codes, like somebody’s telephone number or some hot…