Star Trek: Season 1, Episode 7

What Are Little Girls Made Of? (20 Oct. 1966)

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Nurse Chapel is reunited with her fiancé; but his new obsession leads him to make an android duplicate of Captain Kirk.

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The crew of the Enterprise arrive at the planet EXO-III with some trepidation and great anticipation. They are there to see if hey can locate the renowned scientist Dr. Roger Korby. The man hasn't been heard of for 5 years and the general belief is that he is dead. For Nurse Christine Chapel however, a reunion with Corby will be a reunion with her fiancé. They find Korby alive but when Kirk and Chapel beam down to the planet, they find a man obsessed who is using alien technology to reproduce the humans around him in the form of androids. Written by garykmcd

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The replicator turntable appears on the infamous Star Trek (1966) Blooper Reel playing host to several drunken cast members using it for a Merry-Go-Round. See more »

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When Roger threatens Kirk with Kirk's Type I phaser, he's holding it upside-down. See more »

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Dr. Roger Korby: You might as well try to outthink a calculating machine.
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Lurch Goes Bersurch!
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This is a pretty good episode. Nurse Chapel (Majel Barrett, the one time Mrs. Gene Roddenberry) is really a peripheral character in most episodes. Her she has a chance to star. The one consistent factor here is that Christine really loves Spock. It shows up in succeeding episodes and, of course, it's a hopeless dream for her. In this she has joined an away team to a planet where a former lover of hers has been for over five years. When she gets there, all hell breaks loose. First of all, the guy has two of Kirk's crew killed by the gruesome Ted Cassidy, formerly of "The Addams Family." It turns out that the boyfriend has been working on building a herd of androids to take over the universe. It has one of the great scenes where Kirk, realizing he is about to be cloned, repeats a series of words over and over, telling Spock, "I'm tired of your half-breed interference!" What happens depends on the perceptions of the crew and an understanding of who is who. It has a sad conclusion for all concerned but particular for Nurse Chapel. It's a pretty tight little episode with some especially neat settings.


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