“If there are self-made purgatories, then we all have to live in them.”
“A very interesting game, this poker.”
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:
“May I say that I have not thoroughly enjoyed serving with Humans? I find their illogic and foolish emotions a constant irritant.”
I’m using these Spocktober quotes as a crutch to keep my daily blog post thing going.
The truth is that they were pre-programmed to post since September.
“If I seem insensitive to what you’re going through, Captain, understand – it’s the way I am.”
“It is curious how often you humans manage to obtain that which you do not want.”
“Change is the essential process of all existence.”
“We disposed of emotion, Doctor. Where there is no emotion, there is no motive for violence.”