The Squire of Gothos - Episode 17

The Squire of Gothos – Episode 17

The Squire of Gothos was the seventeenth episode of Star Trek’s debut season to air, with an impetuous adversary testing Kirk’s skills to the limit. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss planets that chase you, however hard you try to escape.


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The Galileo Seven - Episode 16

The Galileo Seven – Episode 16

The Galileo Seven was the sixteenth episode of Star Trek’s debut season to air, with a stranded shuttle crew facing a race against time to alert rescuers to their predicament. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss leadership and the importance of sound decision-making.


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Shore Leave - Episode 15

Shore Leave – Episode 15

Shore Leave was the fifteenth episode of Star Trek‘s debut season to air, with unlikely events interrupting an idyllic respite for the Enterprise crew. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss wrestling with tigers and the fine line between chivalry and inappropriateness.


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Balance of Terror - Episode 14

Balance of Terror – Episode 14

Balance of Terror was the fourteenth episode of Star Trek‘s debut season to air, with a skilled adversary presenting a tough examination of Kirk’s battle craft. In this episode Gerry and Iain debate the rights and wrongs of bearing grudges from your ancestors’ wars.


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The Conscience of the King - Episode 13

The Conscience of the King – Episode 13

The Conscience of the King was the thirteenth episode of Star Trek‘s debut season to air, with a travelling theatre group bringing back some bad memories for Kirk. In this episode Gerry and Iain debate an imperfect seduction and brush up on their Shakespeare.


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The Menagerie: Part 2 - Episode 12

The Menagerie: Part 2 – Episode 12

The Menagerie: Part 2 was the twelfth episode of Star Trek‘s debut season to air. In this episode Gerry and Iain consider the motivations of the Talosians and whether a happy ending was the right outcome for Captain Pike.


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The Menagerie: Part 1 - Episode 11

The Menagerie: Part 1 – Episode 11

The Menagerie: Part 1 was the eleventh episode of Star Trek‘s debut season to air. In this episode Gerry and Iain ponder the motives behind Spock’s renegade actions and consider whether a promotion would make Commodore Mendez a Badmiral.


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The Corbomite Maneuver - Episode 10

The Corbomite Maneuver – Episode 10

The Corbomite Maneuver was the tenth episode of Star Trek‘s debut season to air, though the first to be produced. In this episode Gerry and Iain cower at the sight of a scary baby and question whether Kirk’s tactics were effective enough to name an episode after them.


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Dagger of the Mind - Episode 9

Dagger of the Mind – Episode 9

Dagger of the Mind was the ninth episode of Star Trek’s debut season to air, with an escaped patient from a penal colony raising questions about the ethical standards employed at the facility. In this episode Gerry and Iain take a look that awkward moment when you bump into the colleague you haven’t seen since you hooked up with them at the office Christmas party.


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Miri - Episode 8

Miri – Episode 8

Miri was the eighth episode of Star Trek’s debut season to air, with a duplicate earth populated by feral children leading the senior staff of the Enterprise to contract a fatal illness. In this episode Gerry and Iain take a look at creepy kids, speedy science and the level of irritation caused by a simple bunk bunk bunking.


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