October 13, 1967: premiere date of Star Trek episode ‘The Apple’.
The crew of the Enterprise visits a mysterious and deadly paradise planet which they discover is controlled by a machine called Vaal.
This episode ties a record for the number of red shirt deaths in a Star Trek episode (4, same number as in ‘Obsession’).
- Hendorff – Killed by thorns of a poisonous plant
- Kaplan – Struck by lightning
- Mallory – Killed by explosive rock
- Marple – Hit with a stick by Akuta
Other highlights of this episodes include Vaal:
And David Soul as Makora: