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What's your favorite Star Trek TOS episode?



DaveM

Paranormal Adept
#3
I've always liked 'The Cloud Miners' from the original series. The Federation needs the mineral Zenite. The Enterprise travels to a planet where there are two societies. The worker miners and the upper class who live in a city in the clouds. The miners do the all the work and receive none of the benefits. Kirk and Spock have to intercede to make things right.


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taueret

Paranormal Novice
#4
My sister and I were terrified by kids of the "toast and jam"- these things like bats but they were like, well, burnt toast and jam! The episode where Kirk fights the Gorn is a favourite... But the best was the series pilot.


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Wade

FeralNormal master
#12
TO BOLDLY GO WHERE NO STAMP HAS GONE BEFORE

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Cue theremin and aria.

The dialog was definitely not salty. [ducking]
That joke sucked(salt)

Favorite episode; Let that be your last Battlefield. I think it's quite telling of Mr. Roddenberry's genius that I must have been all of 9 or 10 years old (r
syndication , we didn't get NBC where we lived) when I first saw this and I "got it "
 
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Red

Paranormal Adept
#13
My favorite as a kid: Assignment: Earth
My favorite silly episode: The Trouble with Tribbles
Favorite all-around episode: The Doomsday Machine or The Menagerie
 

marduk

quelling chaos since 2352BC
#14
TOS: "Balance of Terror." No question. Great acting, great writing, great tension through the whole way.
TNG: "Darmok." This is what Star Trek is, could be, and should be.
DS9: "In the Pale Moonlight." One of the few truly great DS9 episodes.
VOY: "Equinox." How far would you go to go home?
Enterprise: "Augments." A plausible interlude for Khan-esque augmented humans and a link in to how TOS Klingons had smooth heads.
 

Mr. Fibuli

Paranormal Adept
#15
TOS: "Balance of Terror." No question. Great acting, great writing, great tension through the whole way.
TNG: "Darmok." This is what Star Trek is, could be, and should be.
DS9: "In the Pale Moonlight." One of the few truly great DS9 episodes.
VOY: "Equinox." How far would you go to go home?
Enterprise: "Augments." A plausible interlude for Khan-esque augmented humans and a link in to how TOS Klingons had smooth heads.
Nice! :p
 

urkotic

Hopeful Monster
#19
Tough to pick a favorite! I watched TOS a lot in syndication as a kid. When I was in my 20s I started watching it again and realized how much of my ethics had come from the show, no fooling. Honestly I think I could've done a lot worse!

The show still has a very special place in my heart and head and I love the look of TOS, too. Just great stuff.
 

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