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Old 08-28-2011, 10:31 AM
Steve Gennarelli Steve Gennarelli is offline
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"City on the Edge..." as its the Best one, IMO
"The Naked Time" because it was the first episode I ever saw and it got me hooked.
"Bread & Circuses" because its a fun and well done adventure.
"Amok Time" maybe the 2nd best segment of the show
"Return to Tomorrow" Underrated and has some romance in it too.
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Old 08-28-2011, 09:34 PM
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City always gets that top spot.

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Old 08-29-2011, 06:42 AM
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City always gets that top spot.
NOT that I would even want them to mess with Khan...I would rather them mess with Khan than EVER re-do COTEOF...! But don't take that as my permission or blessing to re-do any of the classic episodes of TOS...

Due to the way our local station messed with network programing by running their own stuff, I managed to miss City's original broadcast and never even saw the seasonal re-run of this great episode. It was sever years later that I saw it when it was in syndicated re-runs. One Saturday, 1975 or 76, I just happened on it and luckily from the beginning. In 5 minutes, I knew this one was different, so very different, than the other episodes. By the end, my jaw was hanging.......WOW...! What a great story...! It was, for myself, a perfect balance to "TIY", the first ST I ever saw (and it was in a different city than mine). That episode was so much more than science-fiction of the time or even after. Balance of Terror was another favorite of mine, as was "Space Seed" and WNMHGB, which again, I did not get to see until much later.

My list:
2) TIY
3) BOT
4) SS

Not necessarily in any particular descending rating. It's ALL good.
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Old 08-30-2011, 01:28 AM
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Gotta throw Spock's Brain in there, just for GP.
"Are you out of your Vulcan mind?"
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Old 08-30-2011, 04:14 AM
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Where no Man Has Gone Before
Balance of Terror
The Naked Time
Journey to Babel
The Doomsday Machine

Listed in order of preference (Yes, WNMHGB really is my favorite TOS episode).

I probably would not have thought to include 'Babel' on there had others not mentioned it, but I can't think of an alternative episode for its spot (I happen to be s-l-o-w-l-y plugging through ENT-S4 through the past couple months, so why not). Likewise TDM, which I actually think is an overrated episode, but love the gloominess of the first act before the machine itself shows up.

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