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A tortured and amnesiac Captain Kirk is dumped into Eath's past by the Klingons, where he ends up in a 1950's mental institution. Meanwhile, a shattered Enterprise crew tries to survive with its new captain: Mister Spock.


Mark Edward Lewis


Rick Chambers (teleplay), Shirley Maiewski (story)




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Gross ... Capt. James T. Kirk
Brandon Stacy ... Mr. Spock
Jeff Bond Jeff Bond ... Dr. McCoy
Rivkah Raven Wood ... Dr. Jan Hamlin
Clay Sayre Clay Sayre ... Cmdr. Kor
Robert Withrow ... Admiral Withrow
Charles Root ... Commander Scott
Shyaporn Theerakulstit ... Lieutenant Sulu
Jasmine Pierce ... Lieutenant Uhura
Jeff Mailhotte Jeff Mailhotte ... Lieutenant Sentell
Patrick Bell Patrick Bell ... Lieutenant Xon (as Patrick Cawley)
Wayne W. Johnson ... Ensign Walking Bear
Pat Evans Pat Evans ... Doctor Wright
Troy Bernier Troy Bernier ... Orderly Fred
Ron M. Gates Ron M. Gates ... Orderly Frank (as Ronald M. Gates)


After being tortured by the Klingons for information on the Guardian of Forever, an amnesia-stricken Kirk finds himself stranded in a 1950s mental institution. Meanwhile in the wake of the captain's disappearance and the crew's assumptions that he is dead, Spock is promoted to captain of the Enterprise which puts him at odds with the rest of the crew. Written by anonymous

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Crazy Credits

Actor Victor Izay is credited for playing William Mulholland, but does not appear in the "Mind-Sifter" story. He appears in the Visual Effects Easter Eggs" segment by Pony R. Horton that is tagged onto Mind-Sifter on the online version. Horton directed a documentary called "A Test of Integrity" in 2003, which features Izay as Mulholland and Rick Gallaher (also seen but not credited) as a Times Reporter. The documentary still remains unfinished, but a segment is featured in the VFX Easter Eggs. See more »

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1 December 2014 (USA) See more »

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