[TOS] Season 1, Episode 25 (Netflix: S1 E26): The Devil In The Dark
This is another episode that is considered a classic by some, mostly because of the message. It’s still a little too slow going for my taste.
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File under: Cave!
There’s a monster lurking around down there
File under: Monster
For some reason I’m having a hard time taking this guy seriously
Spock is fascinated by this guy’s jelly ball
The monster breaks their tube! It’s the tube that provides life support for everyone on the planet!
Spock theorizes that it could be a silicon based life form
Another attack! I wasn’t impressed with this guy’s scream
It’s the monster! It looks more like someone hiding under a blanket
It may be the last of it’s kind, just like in The Man Trap. Spock: “if it is the only survivor of a dead race, to kill it would be a crime against science”
Spock does a “vulcan joining of the minds.” Seems like it hurts
The silicon monster has a lot of control over its acid. It can even spell words!
Spock quits cutting corners and does a proper mind meld
File under: Mind Meld?
Bones: “I’m a doctor, not a brick layer”
The angry rainbow gang wants to beat it to death with clubs
Bones gets his hands dirty
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