The Tholian Web
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Episode:  64     Airdate:  November 15, 1968
Plato's Stepchildren
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Episode:  67     Airdate:  November 22, 1968
Wink of an Eye
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Episode:  68     Airdate:  November 29, 1968
The Empath
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Episode:  63     Airdate:  December 6, 1968

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Catalog Number 05094-3
Running Time 200 minutes
Issued December 14, 2004
Languages / Channels English 5.1
English 2.0
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63 5.90 mb/s 7 50min 34sec

The Tholian Web
Directed by Herb Wallerstein
Written by Judy Burns and Chet Richards
Produced by Fred Freiberger
Executive Producer Gene Roddenberry
Starring William Shatner
Leonard Nimoy
DeForest Kelley
Stardate 5693.4
Kirk, Spock and McCoy beam aboard the U.S.S. Defiant, adrift in space, and find that her entire crew is dead. The Defiant is caught in an interphase between alternate universes, and although Spock and McCoy beam back safely, Kirk becomes trapped between dimensions! Then aliens called Tholians accuse the Enterprise of trespassing into their space and begin weaving an incredible energy web around the starship. Will Spock be able to save the Enterprise and rescue Kirk from this deadly web?

Starfleet resurrected the name U.S.S. Defiant at the beginning of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine's third season.


Plato's Stepchildren
Directed by David Alexander
Written by Meyer Dolinsky
Produced by Fred Freiberger
Executive Producer Gene Roddenberry
Starring William Shatner
Leonard Nimoy
DeForest Kelley
Guest Stars Michael Dunn
Liam Sullivan
Barbara Babcock
Stardate 5784.0
The Enterprise answers a distress call from Platonius and Kirk, Spock and McCoy beam down to help Parmen, the planet's ailing leader. Parmen and his friends have developed incredible telekinetic abilities, and they use their powerful minds to force Kirk and company to remain there. The Enterprise crew are then subjected to humiliating experiences! How can Kirk escape the influence of Parman's mind and regain control of the Enterprise?

This episode featured the first interracial kiss on network television.


Wink of an Eye
Directed by Jud Taylor
Teleplay by Arthur Heinemann
Story by Lee Cronin
Produced by Fred Freiberger
Executive Producer Gene Roddenberry
Starring William Shatner
Leonard Nimoy
DeForest Kelley
Guest Stars Katie Browne
Jason Evers
Stardate 5710.5
Responding to a call from Scalos, Kirk and company beam down to find the city deserted, except for insect like buzzing sounds. Then a member of the landing party sips some water and vanishes! Back aboard the Enterprise, Kirk drinks coffee and also disappears! He finds himself in accelerated time, the love-slave of the Scalosian queen who sabotages the Enterprise and plans to use Kirk to help repopulate her planet! Can Kirk escape her charms and rescue the crew of the Enterprise?

The Empath
Directed by John Erman
Written by Joyce Muskat
Produced by Fred Freiberger
Executive Producer Gene Roddenberry
Starring William Shatner
Leonard Nimoy
DeForest Kelley
Guest Stars Kathryn Hays
Alan Bergmann
Stardate 5121.0
McCoy tortured by aliens!

While searching for missing Federation researchers, Kirk, Spock and McCoy are captured by Vians - aliens who plan to use them for research! Materializing in an unknown location, our trio meet Gem, a mute woman and "empath" who cures injuries by absorbing the pain of others. After a demonstration of her abilities on Kirk and McCoy, the Vians give her a test: her planet will be saved if she gives her life to save Dr. McCoy!


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