The Enterprise is on course to install new equipment on Memory Alpha, the central library storage facility for the Federation. Chief Engineer Scott has been working closely on the project with Lieutenant Mira Romaine with whom he has been forming a romantic attachment. The Enterprise encounters a space storm that kills the staff at Memory Alpha and possesses Lieutenant Mira Romaine. Written by
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This episode was co-written by Shari Lewis
and her husband Jeremy Tarcher
. Lewis also lobbied to be cast in the guest role of Lt Romaine, but didn't get the part. See more
When Kirk commands "Hard Port 117 Mark 2" the Enterprise turns "left looking forward", the Phenomenon reappears on the rear view camera from the "right", which is port side (left looking forward) when it should appear in view from the "left" which is starboard side (right looking forward). When banking hard port, the Enterprise moves towards the left of the Phenomenon so it should pursue coming from the starboard (right side looking forward) of the Enterprise which is left side when looking aft. See more