The space vessel Antares rescues Charles Evans from the forbidding surface of the planet Thasus, and then hurriedly hands him off to the Enterprise. Soon, mysterious happenings dog the boy, who cannot seem to learn certain vital lessons of adulthood. Finally the humiliated teen reveals prodigious psionic powers that could even threaten the survival of the Federation. Who is Charlie, really, and where did he get these abilities? Written by
Did You Know?
A portion of this episode takes place on a date which is revealed to be the Earth date of Thanksgiving. See more
When Charlie arrives on the Enterprise, Kirk instructs Yeoman Rand to show him to his quarters. Then later, he is in Sickbay and McCoy says that he will show Charlie to his quarters, which Rand should have already done. See more
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Featured in Bring Back... Star Trek
Charlie is My Darling
Lyrics adapted from those by Robert Burns
Sung by Nichelle Nichols See more