The Enterprise investigates a planet visited 100 years ago by the U.S.S. Horizon. Kirk, Spock, and McCoy beam down and find themselves in a culture similar to Earth gangs of 1920 Chicago. They are quickly taken prisoner by men in the employ of a mob boss named Bela Oxmyx, who wishes them to give him phasers in exchange for "a piece of the action." When they refuse, Oxmyx puts them under guard. Kirk creates a diversion with a card game called "fizzbin," but without their equipment, the trio must find a way to unite the planet and escape to the Enterprise alive.
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This is listed as one of the "Ten Essential Episodes" of TOS in the 2008 reference book "Star Trek 101" by Paula M. Block and Terry J. Erdmann
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When they arrive on the planet, Kirk, Spock, and Bones notice a woman walk by wearing a gray miniskirt. Later, when they are confronted by Oxmyx's men, the same woman is seen walking behind them. In the very next shot, she is seen walking across the street. See more
Whadda ya think, we're stupid or something?
No, no, no, I don't think you're stupid, Mr. Krako, I just think your behavior is arrested.
I've never been arrested in my whole life!
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