A mysterious signal from an unexplored planet mesmerizes the male crewmen of the Enterprise into daydreaming of fantasy women. Female crewmen remain unaffected. Following the signal, Kirk beams down with an all-male landing party and is quickly subdued. Awakening, they find themselves wearing headbands that siphon off their life force, making them age quickly, bestowing long life and beauty upon the all-female residents of the planet. The weakened landing party manages to escape and hide from their captors in a hollow outdoor sculpture. Meanwhile, Uhura, seeing the men become completely useless and constant daydreamers, takes command of the Enterprise. She assembles another landing party (all-female) to rescue the first. They win a battle over the female inhabitants, who, willing to release Kirk and his party, don't know where they are. Using a locater device, they see that the men are about to drown in the sculpture, which is filling with water from a rainstorm. Uhura's party runs ...
Did You Know?
The planet name, Taurus II, appears to be the same name as the hostile planet a party led by Spock crash-landed on in Star Trek: The Original Series: The Galileo Seven
(1967) from the original live-action series. "The Star Trek Concordance", (c) 1975, tried to explain this apparent inconsistency by mentioning that even on 20th century earth there were wild, untamed regions where, if a space traveler landed there, they would find it hard to believe that places such as London or Paris existed on the same planet. See more
Theela's earrings in most scenes look like crescent moons, but when she first appears and when she first talks with Uhura, her right earring is triangular. See more
Captain James T. Kirk
Did it work?
You're more handsome than ever.
Yr Hufen Melyn
Performed by James Doohan See more