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Mudd's Passion

Review

Series : The Animated Series Rating : 1
Disc No : 2 Episode : 10
First Aired : 10 Nov 1973 Stardate : 4978.5
Director : Hal Sutherland Year : 2268
Writers : Stephen Kandel Season : 1
Guest Cast :
James Doohan as Human miner
James Doohan as Male Ursinoid miner
Majel Barrett as Lora
Nichelle Nichols as Female Ursinoid miner
Roger C. Carmel as Harcourt Fenton Mudd
YATI :
Great Moment :
Body Count :
Factoid : My year for this episode is estimated from the Stardate. It falls between 'The Paradise Syndrome' and 'The Enterprise Incident'.

This episode is a nominee for the DITL "Worst of Trek" award.

Quote :

Plotline

Kirk arrests Harry Mudd for selling "love crystals" to miners on the planet Motherlode. Mudd escapes, kidnapping Chapel and stealing a shuttle. Meanwhile his crystals cause havoc on the ship. Can Kirk track Harry down and reverse the effects of the potion?

Analysis

Again we rehash TOS, this time by bringing Harry Mudd back. I don't mind Mudd's re-appearence as he was already a recurring character. The story has no real content as such; it mostly serves as an excuse to have the Enterprise crew behave out of character again, something done several times in TOS.


Copyright Graham Kennedy Page views : 1,333 Last updated : 4 Aug 2004