When the Enterprise trespasses into uncharted territory, Kirk, Spock, McCoy, Scott and Chekov are transported to a location that has all the trappings of the American Old West. It's October 26, 1881, and Kirk soon realizes they are in Tombstone, Arizona, on the day of the famed gunfight at the OK Corral between the Clanton gang and the Earps - with Kirk and company representing the ill-fated Clantons. If history is to be repeated, they will fairly all be killed so must use whatever resources availed to them to defeat the threat and survive. The solution, however - and the only way of escape - lies within them. Written by
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Written by Lee Cronin, the pseudonym of Gene L. Coon
. Some have assumed that it was used because he was unhappy with the results. Actually, it was because he had left Paramount and was under contract with Universal, so he was not supposed to be working for Paramount as well. See more
As the Earps and Doc Holliday walk four abreast to the OK Corral, their order changes several times, from shot to shot, with no visible change of order by the actors. It starts with Doc Holliday moving from far left to left center to far right, all shots, always four abreast, in a straight line across. See more
Mr. Chekov is involved, Captain.