Plato's Stepchildren
©1968 Paramount Pictures Corp. and Norway Corp.
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Wink of an Eye
©1968 Paramount Pictures Corp. and Norway Corp.
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Episode 67 Episode 68
Airdate November 22, 1968 Airdate November 29, 1968

Catalog Number 60040-034
Running Time 100 minutes
Retail Price $19.98
Issued September 18, 2001
Languages / Channels English 5.1
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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?


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