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Star Trek Season 3 Episodes

Season 3 Episode Guide

24 Episodes 1968 - 1969

Captain Kirk, Mr Spock, Dr McCoy and the USS Enterprise crew seek out new civilisations in this seminal sci-fi series.

Episode 1

Spock's Brain

Fri, Sep 20, 1968 60 mins

Following a woman's mysterious appearance on the bridge, it is discovered that someone, using advanced medical technology, has stolen Spock's brain. Kara: Marj Dusay. Morg: James Daris. Luma: Sheila Leighton. Kirk: William Shatner. McCoy: DeForest Kelley. Spock: Leonard Nimoy.

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Episode 2

The Enterprise Incident

Fri, Sep 27, 1968 60 mins

Spock finds himself in the unlikely position of being wooed by a Romulan Commander (Joann Linville) when the Enterprise is captured after entering Romulan space. Subcommander Tal: Jack Donner. Nurse Chapel: Majel Barrett. Scott: James Doohan. Spock: Leonard Nimoy. Kirk: William Shatner. McCoy: DeForest Kelley.

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Episode 3

The Paradise Syndrome

Fri, Oct 4, 1968 60 mins

On a mission to save a planet from an asteroid, Kirk loses his memory and gains a wife, Miramanee (Sabrina Scharf)--a consequence of accidentally activating a cryptically inscribed obelisk. Salish: Rudy Solari. Kirk: William Shatner. Spock: Leonard Nimoy. McCoy: DeForest Kelley. Scott: James Doohan. Sulu: George Takei. Chekov: Walter Koenig.

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Episode 4

And the Children Shall Lead

Fri, Oct 11, 1968 60 mins

Attorney Melvin Belli stars as Gorgan the Friendly Angel, the incarnation of pure evil who uses children to unleash the beast in human souls. Tommy: Craig Hundley. Prof. Starnes: James Wellman. Mary: Pamelyn Ferdin. Nurse Chapel: Majel Barrett. Kirk: William Shatner. Spock: Leonard Nimoy.

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Episode 5

Is There in Truth No Beauty?

Fri, Oct 18, 1968 60 mins

Jealousy is the catalyst when the Enterprise picks up two passengers: an alien whose appearance drives humans mad, and his woman companion (Diana Muldaur). Marvick: David Frankham. Scott: James Doohan. Kirk: William Shatner. Spock: Leonard Nimoy.

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Episode 6

Spectre of the Gun

Fri, Oct 25, 1968 60 mins

For violating Melkotian space, the crew is made to appear as the Clanton gang, to be met---and massacred---by the Earps and Doc Holliday at the OK Corral. Wyatt Earp: Ron Soble. Morgan: Rex Holman. Sylvia: Bonnie Beecher. Doc: Sam Gilman. Virgil: Charles Maxwell. Johnny: Bill Zuckert. Ed: Charles Seel. Barber: Ed McCready. Rancher: Gregg Palmer. Rider: Richard Anthony. Voice of Melkotian Buoy: James Doohan. Kirk: William Shatner. Spock: Leonard Nimoy.

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Episode 7

Day of the Dove

Fri, Nov 1, 1968 60 mins

The Enterprise is invaded by an alien life-form that transfers Klingons to the starship---and arms the Klingons and the Enterprise crew with swords. Michael Ansara reprised his role as the Klingon Kodos in the episode "Blood Oath" of "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine." Kang: Michael Ansara. Mara: Susan Howard. McCoy: DeForest Kelley. Chekov: Walter Koenig. Sulu: George Takei. Uhura: Nichelle Nichols. Kirk: William Shatner. Spock: Leonard Nimoy.

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Episode 8

For the World Is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky

Fri, Nov 8, 1968 60 mins

The Enterprise encounters a spacecraft ruled by a computer oracle that prevents the occupants from knowing they are on a collision course with a Federation planet.

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Episode 9

The Tholian Web

Fri, Nov 15, 1968 60 mins

Spock takes command when Kirk vanishes and is feared dead in a hostile segment of space where matter disintegrates, and men are seized by madness.

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Episode 10

Plato's Stepchildren

Fri, Nov 22, 1968 60 mins

A literal battle of wills ensues when the arrogant, telekinetic inhabitants of Platonius order the Enterprise officers to remain on their planet, forcing them to perform humiliating acts for their amusement.

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Episode 11

Wink of an Eye

Fri, Nov 29, 1968 60 mins

After visiting the planet Scalos, Kirk begins to notice unusual happenings aboard the ship---and discovers something unseen has beamed up with him from the planet's surface.

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Episode 12

The Empath

Fri, Dec 6, 1968 60 mins

While on a mission to pick up a pair of researchers, Kirk, Spock and McCoy encounter two robed figures who subject them to horrible tortures, and an enigmatic woman who may hold the key to their salvation.

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Episode 13

Elaan of Troyius

Fri, Dec 20, 1968 60 mins

Kirk must tame a shrew when he undertakes a stormy mission of peace: taking the high priestess of a warrior people to marry an enemy ruler.

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Episode 14

Whom Gods Destroy

Fri, Jan 3, 1969 60 mins

Kirk and Spock fall into the hands of Garth, the murderous, shape-shifting leader of an inmate revolt at an intergalactic insane asylum.

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Episode 15

Let That Be Your Last Battlefield

Fri, Jan 10, 1969 60 mins

Parable about racial intolerance in which Frank Gorshin portrays an alien named Bele, who's white on his left side and black on the right, hunting Lokai, whose colouration is reversed.

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Episode 16

The Mark of Gideon

Fri, Jan 17, 1969 60 mins

Kirk vanishes while beaming down to the planet Gideon. But from the Captain's point of view, he's still on the Enterprise---and the entire crew has disappeared.

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Episode 17

That Which Survives

Fri, Jan 24, 1969 60 mins

An Enterprise landing party is stranded on a planet replete with inexplicable phenomena, and a lethal siren whose touch means instant death.

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Episode 18

The Lights of Zetar

Fri, Jan 31, 1969 60 mins

The Enterprise is caught in an energy phenomena of twinkling lights that enters the ship, and then the mind of a crew member, revealing that the lights are actually noncorporeal beings from a long-dead planet.

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Episode 19

Requiem for Methuselah

Fri, Feb 14, 1969 60 mins

While searching for the antidote to a plague, the crew discovers a planet inhabited by two people: a man of extraordinary historical accomplishments, and his female companion.

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Episode 20

The Way to Eden

Fri, Feb 21, 1969 60 mins

The Enterprise captures spaceship-snatching counter-cultural rebels who are led by a fanatic named Sevrin determined to reach the planet Eden.

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Episode 21

The Cloud Minders

Fri, Feb 28, 1969 60 mins

On the planet Ardana, Kirk and Spock are drawn into a class struggle between a cloud-dwelling bourgeois society and its repressed worker class, who toil underground in dangerous mines.

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Episode 22

The Savage Curtain

Fri, Mar 7, 1969 60 mins

Kirk and Spock fight alongside Abe Lincoln and Vulcan leader Surak against Genghis Khan and Klingon founder Kahless, so a powerful alien called Yarnek can observe "good and evil".

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Episode 23

All Our Yesterdays

Fri, Mar 14, 1969 60 mins

Kirk, Spock and McCoy are sent through time by a machine called the Atavachron, with Kirk landing in the Middle Ages, where he's accused of witchcraft, and Spock and McCoy in the Ice Age.

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Episode 24

Turnabout Intruder

Tue, Jun 3, 1969 60 mins

Kirk is victimised by paranoiac scientist Dr Janice Lester, who transfers her mind into his body---and his mind into hers.

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