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Chekov is shot and dies! Notice how the Feds and NBC have cracked down and there is no blood and not even a squib under Chekov’s shirt.
Walter Koenig just has to move his and over his solar plexus and act his heart out!

Star Trek TOS: Spectre of the Gun
Season 3, Episode 06
TNL Rating: 5 Average
Running Time 1:11

Crew of the Relativity

  • Captain Chris Sixx, a Trill
  • Science Officer Keri, possibly a Q
  • Engineering Officer Mike, a photonic engineer
  • Hologram Ben, a photonic person who interferes

Join the crew of the USS Relativity in the 31st century as they travel back in time to review previous missions of great Starfleet ships and space stations. After reviewing each episode, the crew also tries earning a quatload of quatloos by answering historical trivia.

Episode Info

The USS Enterprise must contact the civilization on Melkot at all costs! That means that it could mean the death of everyone on board the ship! Kirk ignores the warning bouy and beams down anyway, and the Melkotians have an interesting way of executing the away team.

Episode Pictures (click for hi-res):

Our interpretation of the Melkotian. Oscar the Grouch from Space. He certainly was grouchy!

Our interpretation of the Melkotian. Oscar the Grouch from Space. He certainly was grouchy!

 

The Enterprise decides to ignore the Melkotian's telepathic warning bouy and drive on to the Melkotian's home planet. Sure, the Melkotions won't think of that as a threat!

The Enterprise decides to ignore the Melkotian’s telepathic warning bouy and drive on to the Melkotian’s home planet. Sure, the Melkotions won’t think of that as a threat!

The incomplete saloon in Tombstone, Arizona.

The incomplete saloon in Tombstone, Arizona.

I think Kirk is jealous of Chekov! This is a good scene, since the kiss goes on for 20 seconds and the officers are just looking at themselves uncomfortably.

I think Kirk is jealous of Chekov! This is a good scene, since the kiss goes on for 20 seconds and the officers are just looking at themselves uncomfortably.

Tombstone city limits are off limits!

Tombstone city limits are off limits!

Reefer Madness

Reefer Madness

Scotty's only mind meld in TOS. Doohan said he enjoyed this scene.

Scotty’s only mind meld in TOS. Doohan said he enjoyed this scene.

Someone at Star Trek was thinking imaginatively when they thought of this way to demonstrate the illusory bullets during the gunfight.

Someone at Star Trek was thinking imaginatively when they thought of this way to demonstrate the illusory bullets during the gunfight.

The Melkotian saying, "We tried to creatively execute you. Since you 'did a Kirk' and cheated your way out of execution, come on down and join us in a delicious meal of fried chicken."

The Melkotian saying, “We tried to creatively execute you. Since you ‘did a Kirk’ and cheated your way out of execution, come on down and join us in a delicious meal of fried chicken.”

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Next Episode: We get to solve a mystery on the Enterprise-D as we follow TNG “Clues.”

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