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Old 01-07-2010, 11:08 PM
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Since there not one posted about this I thought I do it. What do you think of this episode? I think its great episode not only the humor but I loved the little rommance between Kirk and Edith Keeler. I thought it was very sad that Edith had to die, and what it did to Kirk emotionaly after he Spock & McCoy returned to there time. This episode also was the first time we see the real bonding of friendship between Kirk,Spock & McCoy. We knew they were friends before this but after this indent of the Gurdain, the friendship seems to be stronger than before. So what do you think?
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Old 01-09-2010, 07:12 PM
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Its still, in my opinion, the Best Star Trek episode ever.
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Old 01-18-2010, 06:40 AM
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Its still, in my opinion, the Best Star Trek episode ever.

I agree completely! it is a masterpiece!
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Old 01-18-2010, 10:23 AM
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TOS has always been hit and miss with me. Some episodes have aged well, others not so much. This one is a great example of one that has aged well. One of my favorites, not just of TOS but of all the series.
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Old 01-18-2010, 11:25 AM
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It has in it's strength that it's a great story that's not reliant on any specific TOS quirks to make it work.

It transcends the series itself and enters the realm of actual sci-fi - much like 'Far Beyond the Stars' and 'The Inner Light' did as well.
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Old 01-18-2010, 12:08 PM
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It is a brilliant Star Trek episode that has the qualities that work well.
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Old 01-31-2010, 11:15 AM
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I've enjoyed it myself. Sure Ellison had feuded with Roddenberry over script changes, but at least they gave him the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation.
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Old 01-31-2010, 01:33 PM
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I agree, probably the best episode even if only because it didn't rely on the usual plot contrivances such as a transporter accident or an alien species or a safe-the-day moment from Scotty or Spock, just as Kevin said.
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Old 02-09-2010, 03:19 PM
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A fabulous Star Trek episode. I never tire of it.
so many iconic scenes and moments. Excellent landing party and sets.

The ending still sends a shiver down the spine after kirk, spock and bones leap back though the Guardian into the present...............
scotty - what happened Captain, youve only been gone for a few moments'
Spock- 'we were successful'
Uhura - Captain the Enterprise is up there - they are wondering if we are ready to beam up'?
after a long pause and a sombre look Captain Kirks simply says ...'Lets get the hell out of here'.
The entire landing party take their places, shimmer and dissapear - leaving the howling winds on the planet surface.

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Old 02-23-2010, 02:31 PM
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This episode, along with Tribbles, The Doomsday Machine, and very few others, really defined what Trek was all about.

BTW, Ellison won the Hugo and the WGA awards for the ORIGINAL teleplay... NOT the one that was actually produced. If you want, you can find a copy of it in the Roger Elwood collection "Six Science Fiction Plays" Or in Ellison's own published memior of the expereince of writing the episode.
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