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Introduction
A Matter
of Time
All Good
Things
All Our
Yesterdays
Assignment
: Earth
Captain's
Holiday
Carpenter
Street
Cause and
Effect
Children
of Time
E
Squared

Endgame
Eye of
the Needle
First
Contact

Fury
Future
Tense
Future's
End

Generations
Little
Green Men

Parallax
Past
Tense

Relativity

Shockwave
Storm
Front
The Edge
of Forever
The
Visitor
The Voyage
Home
Time And
Again
Time
Squared
Time's
Orphan

Timeless
Times
Arrow
Tomorrow is
Yesterday
Trials and
Tribble-ations

Twilight

Visionary
We'll Always
Have Paris
Year
of Hell
Yesterday's
Enterprise

Best of TAS

Nominees

Title Disc
Number
Episode
Number
Airdate Stardate Season Year Rating
Yesteryear 1 2 15 Sep 1973 5373.4 1 2268 4
The Terratin Incident 7 11 17 Nov 1973 5577.3 1 2268 3
The Time Trap 5 12 24 Nov 1973 5267.2 1 2268 4
The Jihad 7 16 12 Jan 1974 5683.1 1 2268 3
Albatross 10 20 28 Sep 1974 5275.6 2 2268 3

Best

Title :  The Time Trap
Director : 
Hal Sutherland
Writer(s) :  Joyce Perry

Plotline

Exploring a dangerous and mysterious region of space known as the Delta Triangle, the Enterprise is attacked by Klingon ships. The Enterprise follows one of the Klingon ships into an anomaly and finds itself in another dimension. Both Kirk and the Klingon captain, Kor, are put on trial by the inhabitants of this dimension, called Elysia, made up of species from all over the galaxy. Their leader, a Vulcan named Xerius, explains that nobody has ever been able to escape from this area, so the descendants of the crews have learned to co-exist in a peaceful state. Can Kirk and Kor combine their forces and find a way back to their own universe?

Analysis

One of the better TAS episodes, this has obvious parallels to Voyager's "The Void" - maybe the writers of that episode were inspired by this one? Seeing how all the different species trapped in Elysia have come to work together is nice, although personally I prefer the Voyager approach where we actually got to see Janeway building her alliance from the start. It's also interesting that Kirk and Kor had to work together, not the first time that Kirk would have to work alongside a Klingon to overcome a common threat.


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