Kirk returns to the planet where he spent time 13 years before. A friend from his previous visit is now leader of his people. While trying to uphold the Federation's prime directive, the Klingons are providing more advanced technology to their enemies. Written by
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This is the only episode in which Spock and Kirk are both incapacitated in two separate incidents with different causes for an overlapping time period. See more
After Spock is shot and they rendezvous with McCoy and beam out, there is an error in the 'optical.' Not all of the equipment 'sparkles' with the beam out - one piece just dissolves, clearly missed by the technicians in post-production. See more
You would let him die when you have weapons to make him powerful and safe? Then he has the wrong friends, and I have the wrong husband.
Spoofed in Zoolander 2