The Devil in the Dark
©1978 Paramount Pictures. All rights reserved.
Episode:  26     Airdate:  March 9, 1967
Errand of Mercy
©1978 Paramount Pictures. All rights reserved.
Episode:  27     Airdate:  March 23, 1967
The Alternative Factor
©1978 Paramount Pictures. All rights reserved.
Episode:  20     Airdate:  March 30, 1967
The City on the Edge of Forever
©1978 Paramount Pictures. All rights reserved.
Episode:  28     Airdate:  April 6, 1967

Catalog Number 05092-7
Running Time 200 minutes
Issued August 31, 2004
Languages / Channels English 5.1
English 2.0
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The Devil in the Dark
Directed by Joseph Pevney
Written by Gene L. Coon
Produced by Gene L. Coon
Executive Producer Gene Roddenberry
Starring William Shatner
Leonard Nimoy
Featuring DeForest Kelley
Ken Lynch
Stardate 3196.1
The Enterprise is summoned to investigate a deadly "monster" which is menacing the miners on Janus IV. Kirk discovers that a strange rock-life being called a "Horta" has been killing the men, then escaping through solid rock! The Horta steals the air circulation pump, threatening all with death. Kirk wounds the creature, but suddenly it corners him! Will Kirk become the next victim? And how can Spock survive a Vulcan mindmeld with this alien lifeform?

Errand of Mercy
Directed by John Newland
Written by Gene L. Coon
Produced by Gene L. Coon
Executive Producer Gene Roddenberry
Starring William Shatner
Leonard Nimoy
Guest Stars John Abbott
John Colicos
Stardate 3198.4
This is the first time we meet the Klingons, who threaten the Federation.

Kirk and Spock attempt to persuade the council of neutral Organia to join the Federation. While they negotiate, the nefarious Klingons invade and enslave the planet's sheeplike citizens. The Organians kelp Kirk and Spock disguise themselves as civilians, only to hand them over to the Klingons! The Enterprise and the Klingon ship poise to engage in an all-out battle!


The Alternative Factor
Directed by Gerd Oswald
Written by Don Ingalls
Produced by Gene L. Coon
Executive Producer Gene Roddenberry
Starring William Shatner
Leonard Nimoy
Guest Star Robert Brown
Stardate 3087.6
In orbit around an unknown planet, the Enterprise experiences a moment of "nonexistence" - all natural laws are suspended. On the planet's surface, Kirk encounters Lazarus (Robert Brown), who blames this disturbance on his evil enemy. Aboard the starship, Lazarus steals vital dilithium crystals, and we learn that Lazarus' look-alike foe is from an anti-matter universe. If Kirk can't prevent them from meeting, both universes will be annihilated!

This episode features a rare angle of the Enterprise firing phasers from orbit.


The City on the Edge of Forever
Directed by Joseph Pevney
Written by Harlan Ellison
Produced by Gene L. Coon
Executive Producer Gene Roddenberry
Starring William Shatner
Leonard Nimoy
Guest Star Joan Collins
Featuring DeForest Kelley
Stardate 3134.0
Kirk, Spock and McCoy trapped in the 20th century!

Accidentally overdosed with cordrazine, a delirious McCoy (DeForest Kelley) transports to the planet below. Kirk (William Shatner), Spock (Leonard Nimoy) and a landing party discover a "time portal" through which McCoy disappears! Suddenly the Enterprise vanishes, and Kirk and Spock must enter the vortex to search for McCoy. Arriving in 1930, Kirk falls deeply in love with Edith Keeler (Joan Collins), only to learn she must die in order for time to return to normal!


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