When Lieutenant Junior Grade Tormolen brings aboard an infection that killed the science team on Psi 2000, the crew of the Enterprise soon find themselves unable to control their most pre-dominant emotions. Soon the entire starship is in a shambles and plummeting toward the self destructing planet. Written by
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This is the only TOS episode in which the three primary female crew members - Uhura, Chapel, and Rand - appeared together. The characters did not appear together again until Star Trek: The Motion Picture
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There seems to be no rhyme or reason to how the infection is spread. Sulu and Riley are infected from fighting with a fully-clothed Joe Tormolen, and Chapel by a calm Riley, but Uhura, despite being manhandled by a sweating, stripped-to-the-waist Sulu, is not infected. People's immune systems and tolerance levels vary. See more
You rang, sir?
Who is this?
This is Captain Kevin Thomas Riley of the Starship Enterprise. And who's this?
This is Captain Kirk. Get out of the engine room, Navigator. Where's Mr. Scott?
I've relieved Mister Scott of his duties.
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