Capt. Kirk, Mr. Spock, Dr. McCoy and the USS Enterprise crew seek out new civilizations in this seminal sci-fi series. The ship's five-year mission may have only lasted three seasons on NBC, but its impact has proved timeless. By the 1970s, its rabid fans---dubbed Trekkers---turned the show into a pop-culture phenomenon and syndication juggernaut that y (more…)
A highly communicable virus is accidentally brought aboard by a crewman and spreads rapidly through the ranks, driving the crew into unique forms of madness. This episode introduced the Nurse Chapel character, played by Majel Barrett. Barrett went on to recurring roles in spin-off series, including "Star Trek: The Next Generation," and married series creator Gene Roddenberry. Tormolen: Stewart Moss. Riley: Bruce Hyde. Dr. Harrison: John Bellah. Spock: Leonard Nimoy. Uhura: Nichelle Nichols.