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STAR TREK: THE ORIGINAL SERIES SEASON 1

EPISODE 12
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THE MENAGERIE PART 2

Original Airdate: November 24th, 1966
Malachi Throne, Susan Oliver (archive footage), Jeffrey Hunter (archive footage)and Meg Wyllie (archive footage)

THE PLOT:

As Spock's trail continues, more of the strange broadcast from Talos IV continues. The story of how the rescue of shipwrecked humans was an elabrate illusion and it was a trap to capture Christopher Pike. The Taloians are creatures with incredible mind powers and can project realistic and deadly illusions for their own amusment.

As young Spock prepares a rescue party Christopher meets the only real survivor of that crashed ship. But while Christopher tries to find a way to escape his "cage". She is trying to seduce him as ordered by their captors.

THE OPINION:

As I said before, the only two parter in TREK:TOS history. I think this part was more interesting, with the Cage playing on the viewscreen. I think it was a clever use of the unaired pilot and proves that Gene was a genius.

THE BREAKDOWN:

STORY: 10.0
CHARACTERS: 10.0
GEUST STARS: 10.0
DIALOG: 10.0
EFFECTS: 10.0
CHRISTOPHER PIKE: 10.0
TALOSIANS: 10.0

OVERALL FOR EPISODE 12:

10.0

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