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The Alternative Factor este un episod din Star Trek: Seria originală care a avut premiera la 30 martie 1967. All hands, this is the captain. In his quarters, Kirk talks to his "guest" – a man named Lazarus, who is pursuing a "thing," a monster who destroyed his entire civilization. Robert Brown, whom per William Shatner’s suggestion was a last minute replacement, had stated (or so I read once) that if they didn’t get him, they would have skipped the episode entirely. Beaming back down to the planet, Kirk learns from Spock that there is no other creature here. In previous episodes, communication with Starfleet Command was through delayed radio messages. How does one take so many good ideas and butcher them all? ", "I told you, it was the thing! Beaming down, Captain Kirk, Spock, and the landing party encounter a man. And the evidence suggests he isn't the thief, for the crystals are not aboard his ship. 3087.6 (2267) Or Kirk’s line of wisdom, “Sometimes pain can drive a man harder than pleasure!” Yup… also not the hopeful message Roddenberry was aiming for, I shouldn’t think. Alternativni faktor) je 27. epizoda američke SF-serije Zvjezdane staze. Daz Tonge, Read local history articles at: Some sci-fi ideas are a gift for a writer and rarely fail to result in a strong story. Sterling endorsement, huh? RP, Read next in the Junkyard… Star Trek: The City on the Edge of Forever. 1. Star Trek: The City on the Edge of Forever, The Edgar Wallace Mysteries: Partners in Crime, The Outer Limits: The Hundred Days of the Dragon, The Edgar Wallace Mysteries: The Man Who Was Nobody, What’s up with the Lieutenant who has ZERO peripheral vision? Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Kirk demands the truth – and the universe turns inside out once again. A competent, intelligent black woman who is qualified to run Engineering? If you take just the first on the list, parallel universes, it probably takes more effort to make a bad story out of the idea than a good one. Did Scotty forget to change the batteries? So how did Don Ingalls manage to use all three and churn out an absolute turkey of a story? In actuality, what we have is one of the most tedious, weird episodes of Classic Trek ever produced. I think it mainly comes down to one problem: he keeps all the good stuff back for the last ten minutes of the episode. The writer was Don Ingalls, the first of two stories he contributed to the show. Starfleet withdraws all nearby ships – Commodore Barstow informs Kirk that the Enterprise is the bait. Thursday. Tie in to visual section 988-TG, computer bank 22. “Captain, sorry, he punched me and I fainted…” (I’m not sure I smell a promotion in his future! Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Periodically throughout the episode, the two versions of Lazarus exchange places. Babylon 5 The Alternative Factor at Memory Alpha, a canon Star Trek wiki The Alternative Factor at Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia The Alternative Factor at the Internet Movie Database; Review information Edit. I liked her as a powerful black female crewmember of the Enterprise and I’d have liked to have seen her reprised at some point. "The Alternative Factor" [La Alternativa faktoro] estas la dudek-sepa epizodo de la unua sezono de la usona serio Star Trek.Verkita de Don Ingalls kaj reĝisorita de Gerd Oswald, ĝi unue elsendiĝis la 30-an de marto 1967.. Ĝi estas la unua epizodo de Star Trek pri paralela universo. The City on the Edge of Forever. There is a 75 character minimum for reviews. Main screen, coming up. Rinse and repeat. (That’s what the spinning newspaper would have said if it ever made it through!) Meanwhile, Spock has discovered a source of radiation that is not there – a "rip" in the universe, where regular physical laws do not apply. I once read that they considered a love story between Lazarus and Charlene that the evil Lazarus would exploit to manipulate her. Message ready, Captain. Maybe we got off light. How does Lazarus go from having strands of a beard to having a full fledged beard and worse, why does no one notice??? “The Alternative Factor” Written by Don Ingalls Directed by Gerd Oswald Season 1, Episode 27 Production episode: 1×20 Original air date: March 30, … And, in the wake of this, a man appears on the surface of the planet, where moments earlier there was no life. On the plus side, the music in this episode is rather good. Kill!!! The dimension between universes is a fun idea, and actually quite scary, and it is represented in quite a cool way for the 60s, but the scene of Lazarus fighting there is repeated several times through the episode and always goes on too long. TOS "The alternative factor" - "Les jumeaux de l'apocalypse" Ebauche du premier manuscrit: 7 novembre 1966 Script final: 11 novembre 1966 Tournage: fin novembre 1966 Acteurs Modifier. Nobody joins the dots about what is going on until about ten minutes after the viewers have, for each and every detail of the episode, and before they do that they endlessly reiterate information we already know about. Not just bad, but boring. "For you and me. Production number: 6149-20 Although Masters is referred to as a lieutenant and works in engineering, she wears a blue uniform of the sciences section, and it has no rank stripes, which normally denotes the rank of Ensign. 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