Kirk and a landing party beam down to what seems to be an ideal, Eden-like planet. They soon find however that the planet is ruled by a powerful computer that keeps its local inhabitants - primitive and simple tribesmen - happy and healthy. With the Enterprise locked in a tractor beam and slowly being dragged into the planet's atmosphere, Kirk and Spock must find a way to disable the computer. Realizing the threat to its existence, the computer orders the tribesmen to kill the visitors. Written by
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When Kirk and Spock are kneeling in the bushes watching the villagers feed Vaal, at one point, for a few seconds, one of the villagers is transparent, as if his image was superimposed into the scene. See more
[to Mr. Spock after the natives bind decorative flowers to Kirk and Spock's wrists
It, uh, does something for you.
Yes, indeed it does, Captain. It makes me uncomfortable.