Star Trek: The Animated Series: Season 1, Episode 7

The Infinite Vulcan (20 Oct. 1973)

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On a planet of intelligent plantlike creatures, the clone of a human scientist clones Mr. Spock for use in a galactic peace mission.



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Episode cast overview:
Mr. Spock / Spock II (voice)
Dr. McCoy (voice)
Sulu (voice)
Uhura (voice)
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On a planet of intelligent plantlike creatures, the clone of a human scientist clones Mr. Spock for use in a galactic peace mission.

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First occasion where Spock receives a mind touch from "another" Vulcan. In order of size, Spock II is the second largest to meld with. (Unless the Lactrans from Star Trek: The Animated Series: The Eye of the Beholder (1974) are equal or bigger.) The cosmic cloud from Star Trek: The Animated Series: One of Our Planets Is Missing (1973) is first. See more »


Spock can be seen at his bridge station while he's down on the planet. See more »


Captain James T. Kirk: Captain's log: Stardate 5554.4. The Enterprise has been ordered to a new planet recently discovered at the periphery of the galaxy.
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Featured in Drawn to the Final Frontier (2006) See more »

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Intelligent Plants, a 40 foot clone of Spock and an outcast for the eugenic wars.
15 December 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The crew beam down to the planet Filos inhabited by intelligent plants. Sulu is bitten by a Replaw plant, which injects a deadly poison into him, a talking plant called Agmar then administers an Antidote that saves Sulu.

Flying plants then Kidnap Spock and Agmar he is being taken to "the master" as Spock is a "perfect specimen". Agmar then introduces Kirk to Dr Stavos Kaniculus 5 a clone of a survivor from the eugenics war who is 40 feet tall.

Kaniculus then clones a 40 foot Spock, leaving the original close to death. Kaniculus reveals that he and "Spock 2" will roam the galaxy to enforce peace. With Spock close to death Kirk manages to persuade Kaniculus that peace already exists and Spock 2 then mind-melds with Spock to revive him.

Kaniculus and "Spock 2" agree to remain on the planet and help the intelligent plant rebuild their society.

This was written by Walter Koenig and is quite honestly a terrible plot that makes no sense. To think that there is a 50 foot Spock clone who turned into a gardner is just beyond comprehension.

Worst episode of TAS I have seen (so far!)

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