The Ultimate Computer
©1968 Paramount Pictures Corp. and Norway Corp. All rights reserved.
Episode:  53     Airdate:  March 8, 1968
Bread and Circuses
©1967 Paramount Pictures Corp. and Norway Corp. All rights reserved.
Episode:  43     Airdate:  March 15, 1968
Assignment: Earth
©1967 Paramount Pictures Corp. and Norway Corp. All rights reserved.
Episode:  55     Airdate:  March 29, 1968

Catalog Number 13266-8
Running Time 100 minutes
Issued August 5, 2008
Languages / Channels English 5.1
English 2.0 Mono
Spanish 2.0 Mono
French 2.0 Mono
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43 4.92 mb/s 6 50min 24sec
55 4.92 mb/s 6 50min 20sec

The Ultimate Computer
Directed by John Meredyth Lucas
Written by D.C. Fontana
Produced by John Meredyth Lucas
Executive Producer Gene Roddenberry
Starring William Shatner
Leonard Nimoy
DeForest Kelley
Guest Star William Marshall
Stardate 4729.4
Starfleet is testing the M-5, a sophisticated computer, aboard the Enterprise. With a skeleton crew, M-5 is permitted to control the starship as Kirk stands by helplessly. All goes well until M-5 mistakes war games for the real thing, destroys the Excalibur and won't relinquish control of the Enterprise!

Bread and Circuses
Directed by Ralph Senensky
Written by Gene Roddenberry and Gene L. Coon
Produced by John Meredyth Lucas
Executive Producer Gene Roddenberry
Starring William Shatner
Leonard Nimoy
DeForest Kelley
Guest Stars William Smithers
Rhodes Reason
Logan Ramsey
Stardate 4040.7
Discovering the wreckage of starship Beagle, Kirk, Spock and McCoy beam down to planet 892-IV, to learn Beagle's Captain Merik has betrayed his crew, beaming them down to the planet's Roman style arena to fight to their deaths. Then, Merik adds Kirk and his crew to the list of combatants! Spock and McCoy must fight each other, and Kirk is sentenced to die!

Watch for one of the finest McCoy/Spock dialogues ever, usually cut in syndication!


Assignment: Earth
Directed by Marc Daniels
Written by Gene Roddenberry and Art Wallace
Produced by John Meredyth Lucas
Executive Producer Gene Roddenberry
Starring William Shatner
Leonard Nimoy
DeForest Kelley
Guest Stars Robert Lansing
Teri Garr
Stardate Unknown
Enterprise returns to 20th Century!

On a research voyage to 1968, the Enterprise intercepts a humanoid space traveller named Gary Seven (Robert Lansing). Seven claims he's an Earthman raised on another planet whose mission is to save Earth from destroying itself. Can Kirk trust this mysterious visitor? If not, Seven warns that World War III is about to start, and Earth's history will be changed forever!

This episode was actually a "pilot" for a proposed new series by Gene Roddenberry.


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