Spectre of the Gun

Episode 20

Friday, 18 March 2022

In the distance, the Enterprise Crew and Sylvia kneel over Chekov's body. They are framed by two enormous dark figures in the foreground.

Star Trek: The Original Series

Series 3, Episode 6

Stardate: 4385.3

First broadcast on Friday, 25 October 1968

The crew of the Enterprise find themselves in a weird and beautifully directed simulacrum of Tombstone, Arizona with a couple of hours to kill before their certain death at the hands of Wyatt Earp’s gang of off-puttingly ugly cowboys. Meanwhile, we all learn a valuable lesson about why Star Trek is superior to real TV westerns. A classic.

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Star Trek: The Original Series