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Original series, Season 1
|Number / Name||Why I liked it|
1 / 0:0
An alternative Enterprise and
A female no. 1.
Living in dreams is bad. But it is okay to choose it?
You either live life and accept the bruises, or you start dying.
Death before slavery.
2 / 1:3
Where no man has gone before
Is more power better? A
Should a friend turned dangerous be left behind? Killed?
We need to learn compassion and wisdom as well as new powers.
3 / 1:10
The corbomite maneuver
Obeying the captain.|
Reacting under pressure.
Intelligent = peaceful.
Bluffing beats logic.
Treating a xenophobe, by confrontation.
Image - can a dwarf be frightening? Powerful?
But a powerful person can be lonely.
4 / 1:6
Slavery? Recruiting wives for
Men behaving foolishly in the presence of magnetically beautiful women.
Beauty comes from within.
5 / 1:5
The enemy within
100% good = weak, loss of will power,
100% evil = driven by needs, animal-like, a leader, a decisionmaker, fearful.
A captain has to be perfect.
An actor successfully playing 3 versions of the same character.
6 / 1:1
The man trap
Introducing all the
Killing someone looking like a loved one - hard.
7 / 1:4
The naked time
Man should be in
Nurse Chapel, and her love for Spock.
Spock's emotions. Excellent acting!
Kirk loves Enterprise.
Scotty: "I cannot change the lawas of physics."
8 / 1:2
Raising a 17 year old boy, all
powerful, insecure, doesn't know the rules. Almost like "It's a wonderful
life" and "Om Om".|
Spock plays, Uhura sings.
Kirk giving advice about love!
Giving people a 2nd chance.
9 / 1:14
Balance of terror
Deciding to risk starting a war.|
We are all unique. Every life if prescious.
A fight between 2 starship captains.
Uhura at navigation.
A sole war monger, and witch hunter. Changing his mind.
Under orders, but not liking it.
The enemy - not monsters.
Our ship as submarine.
Fighting means risking our lives.
Yes - very good.
10 / 1:7
What are little girls made of
|Androids are superior to humans, perfect? No feelings. No! Androids turn on their masters.|
11 / 1:9
Dagger of the mind
Criminals should be treated in a humane
The ability to change other people. Through pain, if it's big changes. Bad.
A rather powerful woman.
A person, hurting.
12 / 1:8
Life prolongation. Bad.|
A brave doctor.
A society of children. Lord of the flies?
13 / 1:13
The conscience of the king
When should no. 1 stop the
Something - I think it's the style of the episode.
14 / 1:16
The Galileo seven
Chain of command. How to be a good
Logic or feelings?
There are always alternatives.
15 / 1:20
Honesty above all.|
Starship captains are not ordinary human beings.
A good surprise.
16 / 1:11+12
Loyalty above honesty, obediance...?
But not above lives.|
Rank Has Its Privileges.
Bones never had to arrest anybody before!
The start of the 2nd part begins with a surreal picture.
And oh, how the breaks in the trial coincide with the commercial breaks :-)
Treachery by the impeccably loyal. Because of split loyalty.
A vital mind in a dead body.
Getting out of prison through intelligence, not force.
Freedom more important than life.
17 / 1:15
Running people actually breathing
A place, where dreams come true.
Bones dies, Kirks reaction.
Intelligence demands play.
18 / 1:17
The squire of Gothos
Manners are for everybody, except
Not good: intelligence without discipline, power without constructive purpose.
An immature, powerful person versus Kirk.
19 / 1:18
Deciding a war through
Acceptance is logical.
The value of communication.
20 / 1:27
The alternative factor
The thought that an alternative me exists.
21 / 1:19
Tomorrow is yesterday
Our crew meets us - and we meet them!|
An affectionate computer! :-)
The danger of changes in the past affecting the present.
A surprise beam by Spock.
22 / 1:21
The return of the Archons
The impossibility of being happy and
serene all the time.|
Souls are necessary, machines have no souls.
Freedom of choice, creativity, life.
23 / 1:23
A taste of Armageddon
Chain of command.|
A war conducted by computers, askin people please to die - and they obey. So the culture, the buildings and so on survive. But. War without horrors is wrong. War is wrong.
"There is a multi-legged creature on your shoulder."
Diplomat - or stupid?
The human nature is closer to the killer than to the builder.
24 / 1:22
A historian meets history.|
A brave doctor.
Superman. But not in every way. And he will lose.
A powerful man, a weak woman.
Superman. Genetically manipulated.
Apart from a fistfight, an excellent episode!
25 / 1:24
This side of paradise
Originally sent on my
Harmony, peace. By "drugs". No need or want - that's not right.
Spock fighting feeligns, losing. Belonging. Happy. Angry. And then cured: "I don't belong anymore".
The empty bridge.
Spocks lover losing him. Heartbreaking.
The unemotional one appreciating beauty.
One fine episode.
26 / 1:25
The devil in the dark
A monster, a protective mother - or
When is it okay to experminate?
The doctor heals, the telepath empathizes, and the captain comes up with creative solutions!
27 / 1:26
Errand of mercy
Peaceful - but not weak. Stopping
violence through non-violent means.|
War versus pacifism and non-interference.
2 enemy captains have similarities.
Beings of pure energy.
28 / 1:28
The city on the edge of forever
Time-travel, changing the present
through the past.|
Our crew meets the 1930s.
Restoring history through letting a loved one die.
A believable love story.
Peace can come at the wrong time.
The captain keeping the doctor from saving a life.
29 / 1:29
Operation -- annihilate!
|The captains brother dies. And then his science officer and friend is in danger of dying as well. Or of being blind.|
Created: 9 June, 2003 - Last changed: 6 December, 2005 - Comments (0)