The Enterprise is stopped dead in its tracks by a powerful energy force that appears in the form of a human hand. Soon, a being claiming to be Apollo orders Kirk (William Shatner) and several others down to the planet below. Apollo (Michael Forest) claims to have visited Earth 5,000 years ago and Kirk theorizes that he may be telling the truth. Apollo's demand for unquestioned servitude, however, doesn't give the crew much choice and it becomes imperative that they locate and destroy his power supply.
Did You Know?
This is the only time in TOS that a star is both referred to as its Bayer designation and ancient name, specifically Geminorum aka Pollux. See more
At minute 22, Spock refers to Apollo by name. Apollo told his name only to the landing party, and not the people left on the ship. See more
[Kirk is about to persuade Carolyn
Eh, perhaps if I assisted?
How old are you?
Then I'd better handle it.
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