When Captain Kirk and his landing party arrive on Pyrus VII, they are met by eerie mists, a dark castle, wailing witches, zombies and a black cat. They soon learn that they are under the influence of a wizard, Korob, who tries to bend them to his will. They also soon learn that the black cat they saw is more than she appears and is in fact a powerful witch in her right. This beautiful witch, Sylvia, who wears a diamond pendant on her black dress, explains that they are explorers from another galaxy. However, Kirk and Spock must find a means to escape their grasp before they return to the Enterprise. Written by
Did You Know?
The Three Witches are iconic characters from William Shakespeare
's Macbeth, a play which inspired frequent allusions throughout this series. See more
Near the start, when Kirk is trying to reach the landing party, he leans over Uhura to use the control panel. In the next shot, he appears to be standing up straight. See more
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Maybe we can't break it. But I'll bet you credits to navy beans we can put a dent in it.