Star Trek: The Original Series

The Corbomite Maneuver

Episode 5

Friday, 3 December 2021

Kirk smiles enigmatically

Star Trek: The Original Series

Series 1, Episode 10

Stardate: 1512.2

First broadcast on Thursday, 10 November 1966

Tensions are running high this week, as the Enterprise is attacked by a series of regular geometric solids and the bridge crew’s morale starts to crack under the pressure. Is this a ropey and glacially paced moment of disposable 60s TV, or the beginning of something indescribably magical?

Recorded on Wednesday, 27 October 2021 | Download | Open in new window

Star Trek: The Original Series

Spock’s Brain

Episode 11

Friday, 14 January 2022

Luma points a gun at Kirk, while Scotty looks on gormlessly

Star Trek: The Original Series

Series 3, Episode 1

Stardate: 5431.4

First broadcast on Friday, 20 September 1968

A young woman wearing fabulous boots materialises on the Enterprise, renders the crew unconscious, and then removes Spock’s brain. And soon we discover — to our horror — that everyone else involved in making this episode has had their brain removed as well.

Recorded on Monday, 27 December 2021 | Download | Open in new window

Star Trek: The Original Series