On a planet of intelligent plantlike creatures, the clone of a human scientist clones Mr. Spock for use in a galactic peace mission.
Did You Know?
The idea of the Phylosians was forced upon Walter Koenig
by Gene Roddenberry
. Roddenberry wanted a race of talking plants in the animated series because it was not possible to do on the original Star Trek
(1966). Walter Koenig had to write 10 to 12 drafts of the script before it was accepted by Roddenberry. See more
A close-up of Sulu's head toward the end of the episode shows his neck stopping at the collar line; in other words, his body is missing. See more
Readings indicate the beings used almost 70% of their brains. A very high ratio.