[TOS] Season 2, Episode 4 (Netflix: S2 E4): Mirror, Mirror
It’s the mirror universe episode that started it all, so that counts for something, right? It’s an interesting concept executed in a goofy way, even for TOS standards. It’s still a really entertaining episode, so it earns a 3.
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Kirk is negotiating for starfleet to mine dylithium on this guy’s planet. There’s also an ion storm.
Something’s gone wrong! Things are more sparkly! Uhura’s belly is exposed! Awkwardly placed pins are on their uniforms!
Spock punishes Kyle with an “agonizer”
They figure out that it’s a parallel universe, one where Bones doesn’t clean up all his chemicals
Mirror-Sulu wears red, and didn’t play nice with a cat.
The situation created where Kirk has to kill all the Halkanians, or be killed himself, is a cool way of motivating the characters into action
Scotty was supposed to screw with the phasers so they wouldn’t have to kill all the people on the planet, but there was a man standing in the way, so he doesn’t
Mirror-Chekov turns on Kirk!
Somehow in the middle of the showdown, Kirk apparently has time to make a captains log which narrates over the incident
Bones is a doctor, not an engineer
Meanwhile back in the normal universe, the Mirror-Kirk is sent to jail and is really confused. Mirror-Kirk: “Spock, where’s your beard?”
Another pain device. Can’t have too many
This actor’s one job was to cross his arms
Kirk finds a lady in his quarters. She shows him his killing machine
Uhura gets some action in this episode
Marlena’s watching this episode too
She takes out Sulu’s men with the killing machine
Mirror-Spock doesn’t know why people are acting so nice so he mind melds with Bones
Marlena wants to go with them. Poor Marlena.
Before Kirk goes back to the normal universe he gives Spock a lecture on how to start a revolution.
Hey it’s the Marlena from the normal universe
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