On an urgent medical emergency, Kirk, Spock and McCoy encounter an alien society that had once flourished on earth during the time of Plato. Since reaching their current planet, they've developed psychokinetic powers while also losing their bodies' ability to combat even the simplest infection, making the need for a physician newly apparent. When Dr. McCoy declines their invitation to stay, they begin to make sport with Kirk, Spock, Nurse Chapel and Lieutenant Uhura using their psychokinetic powers. Written by
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Network executives ordered the director to shoot a take where he and Uhura did not kiss, just so it would be available. However William Shatner
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's double is just visible as Mr. Spock loudly dances "flamenco" dangerously beside Captain Kirk's face. When the dance finishes, it is obvious that the dancer's boots have higher heels than the ones Spock is wearing. See more
You think that's what I want, become one of them, become my own enemy, just lie around like a big blob of nothing and have things done for me? I want to move around for myself! If I'm going to laugh or cry, I want to do it for myself! You can keep your precious power! All I ask is one thing. If you do make it out of here, take me with you!