[TAS] The Jihad

[TAS] Season 1, Episode 15: The Jihadthe jihad

Rating: WATCH (For The Animated Series we use a simpler WATCH or Skip rating) 

Hey there’s a bunch of strange aliens and Kirk wears a space backpack! What else do you need? Nothing? Good, because there isn’t much else.

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Notes:

A group a specialists are assembled to track down a stolen artifact that will start a war.  Spock was chosen for his analytical mind, and Kirk because he's the main character

A group a specialists are assembled to track down a stolen artifact that will start a war. Spock was chosen for his analytic mind, and Kirk because he’s the main character.

They get debriefed by this weird cat with poor posture

They get debriefed by this weird cat with poor posture. There are a lot of different cat aliens in the animated series.

hey they get a little car for their mission

hey they get a little car for their mission

They have to out-run some lava

They have to out-run some lava

This planet has crazy climates that keep changing

This planet has crazy climates that keep changing

This lady keeps hitting on Kirk. I don't quite understand her character. She says she's a human, but clearly has a culture that is very different. She was selected for her sense of direction, but they treat it like it's a super power. She knows where to go on a planet she's never been to before, in search of something she's never seen before

This lady keeps hitting on Kirk. I don’t quite understand her character. She says she’s a human, but clearly has a culture that is very different. She was selected for her sense of direction, but they treat it like it’s a super power. She knows where to go on a planet she’s never been to before, in search of something she’s never seen before

The bug, whose name is Em/3/Green, was selected for his lock-picking abilities

The bug, whose name is Em/3/Green, was selected for his lock-picking abilities

What's going on with his eyes?

What’s going on with his eyes?

They get attacked by the same purple things that we've seen on two other planets. They take the bird guy away

They get attacked by the same purple things that we’ve seen on two other planets. They take the bird guy away

They find the thing, but are trapped

They find the thing, but are trapped

The bird guy isn't really on their side!

The bird guy isn’t really on their side!

He likes fair fights though, so he turns the gravity off so they can fly too

He likes fair fights though, so he turns the gravity off so they can fly too

Then the good guys win

Then the good guys win. Why is the bird guy standing there with them? Because this is TAS and they reuse shots.

 

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  • yogonaf

    In the final image of this review there are mushrooms that look like “Shaggy Manes” /
    “Shaggy Ink Caps” / “Lawyer’s Wigs” (this is obviously a name from England) / or
    for the Latin users “Coprinus comatus”.