Star Trek (1966–1969)
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That Which Survives 

After the Enterprise landing party beams down to investigate a geologically interesting planet, their ship is hurled across the galaxy. Kirk and company find a deserted outpost guarded by the deadly image of a beautiful woman.

Director:

Herb Wallerstein

Writers:

Gene Roddenberry (created by), John Meredyth Lucas (teleplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
William Shatner ... Capt. Kirk
Leonard Nimoy ... Mr. Spock
DeForest Kelley ... Dr. McCoy
Lee Meriwether ... Losira
James Doohan ... Scott
Arthur Batanides Arthur Batanides ... Lt. D'Amato, Geologist
George Takei ... Sulu
Nichelle Nichols ... Uhura
Naomi Pollack Naomi Pollack ... Lt. Rahda
Booker Bradshaw ... Dr. M'Benga
Brad Forrest Brad Forrest ... Ensign Wyatt
Kenneth Washington ... Watkins
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Storyline

As Kirk, McCoy, Sulu and geologist D'Amato beam over to a geologically unique planet, an attractive woman suddenly appears in the transporter room and, with but a touch, kills Transporter Chief Wyatt. They're not quite sure who or what she is. They also find themselves unable to contact the Enterprise, which has been flung nearly a thousand light years across the galaxy. The woman soon re-appears, both on the Enterprise and on the planet, touching/killing D'Amato and Engineer Watson. While the landing party faces extermination from this mysterious woman, the Enterprise, endeavoring to return, faces possible destruction from a subtle malfunction administered to their warp engines. Written by garykmcd

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 1969 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This takes place in 2268. See more »

Goofs

During the opening "earthquake/storm" scene (as soon as landing party beams down), when the lightning flashes distinct shadows can be seen on the "sky" behind the rocks, emphasizing the fact that it is a fabric backdrop/screen. See more »

Quotes

Losira: I must touch you. I beg it. It is my existence.
Captain James T. Kirk: We've seen the results of your touch.
Losira: But you are my match, James Kirk. I MUST touch you.
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Alternate Versions

Special Enhanced version Digitally Remastered with new exterior shots and remade opening theme song See more »

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Featured in Top 10 Star Trek Technobabbles (2008) See more »

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Why Spock Is Not Himself?
11 February 2018 | by nickknightforeverSee all my reviews

Hi, My Theory to why Spock isn't himself is because both of his closest shipmates Captain Kirk & Doctor McCoy are stranded on an unknown planet light years away, another factor might be when the Enterprise recovered from being thrown away from the planet Uhura asks Spock what happened his response simply was he hit his head on the arm of the captain's chair, no permament damage. I did notice similarities to Wrath Of Khan & Search For Spock, first a conversation between Spock and Scotty about saving the ship, the second concerns Losira's planet. Live Long And Prosper.


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