Star Trek Rewatch: S1E4 The Naked Time
The first Trek for Trekkies.
See the Star Trek TOS Rewatch Index page for links to all the episodes covered so far.
“THE NAKED TIME” RATING: 7.5/10
“You keep wondering if man was meant to be out here!” moans Lt. Joe Tormolen (Stewart Moss). That’s been a central theme of the first few horror-tinged Star Trek episodes. In this case, though, Tormolen is just over-carbonated. And, in fact, the over-carbonation is the answer to his concerns. Why are we out in space? This is the first Star Trek script which really knows the answer, and that answer is: we’re out in space to see our protagonists overact, damn it.
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