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Worst of TAS

Nominees

Title Disc
Number
Episode
Number
Airdate Stardate Season Year Rating
The Lorelei Signal 3 4 29 Sep 1973 5483.7 1 2268 1
More Tribbles, More Troubles 4 5 6 Oct 1973 5392.4 1 2268 1
The Infinite Vulcan 4 7 20 Oct 1973 5554.4 1 2268 0
The Magicks of Megas-tu 5 8 27 Oct 1973 1254.4 1 2265 0
Mudd's Passion 2 10 10 Nov 1973 4978.5 1 2268 1

Worst

Title :  The Infinite Vulcan
Director : 
Hal Sutherland
Writer(s) :  Walter Koenig

Plotline

Sulu is poisoned whilst visiting the planet Phylos, but his life is saved by the inhabitants. The Phylosians worship the giant clone of a human from the 20th century, Dr. Starros Keniclius. Determined to enforce galactic peace, Keniclius abducts Spock and clones him also so that the giant can act as a peacemaker. Left dying by the cloning process, Spock has only one chance - a mind meld from his giant clone. But can Kirk talk clone-Spock and Keniclius around?

Analysis

Oh dear. The idea that somebody wants to create a race of giant Spocks in order to force peace on the Federation, an organisation which is devoted to peace anyway... the absurdity of it simply drowns out any kind of point the episode is trying to make.


Copyright Graham Kennedy Page views : 4,191 Last updated : 4 Aug 2004