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The Ultimate Computer

Series : The Original Series Rating : 4
Disc No : 2.7 Episode : 54
First Aired : 8 Mar 1968 Stardate : 4729.4
Director : John Meredyth Lucas Year : 2268
Writers : Laurence N. Wolfe Season : 2
Guest Cast :
Barry Russo as Commodore Robert Wesley
Eddie Paskey as Lieutenant Leslie
James Doohan as M-5 computer voice
Sean Morgan as Ensign Harper
William Marshall as Doctor Richard Daystrom
Moral :
Computers : No computer, no matter how advanced, must be allowed to run a starship
Guest Reviews :
Rating : 4.5000 for 2 reviewsView existing reviewsAdd your own review
YATI : The Woden freighter seen in this episode is a re-use of Khan's DY-100 ship. That was supposed to have been built in the mid 1990s, are these ships still in service 270 years later?
Great Moment : Kirk's sens of loss and confusion leads to some nice scenes with McCoy in this episode.
Body Count : 53 on the USS Lexington, and the entire crew of the USS Excalibur.
Factoid : James Doohan, Scotty, provides the voice for the M5 computer.

TNG's Daystrom Institute is named after Dr. Richard Daystrom, as is this website.

Quote : "Computers make excellent and efficient servants, but I have no wish to serve under them." - Spock to Kirk

Plotline

Kirk must allow the famed Dr Daystrom to install a computer on the Enterprise which can do the jobs of almost the entire crew - including the Captain.


Copyright Graham Kennedy Page views : 454 Last updated : 18 Apr 2010