The Menagerie (I)
Episode 12 of 30 within Season One. Item 12 of 90 overall.
Production number 016A.
Gene Roddenberry - Writer
Marc Daniels - Director
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Stardate:3012.4 --Spock kidnaps his former captain and illegally takes control of the Enterprise.This forces him to stand at a court martial where the events of a fateful mission to Talos IV are revealed.

original airdate--November 17, 1966  Remastered Date: November 25, 2006

music: "Theme from Star Trek" "Where No Man Has Gone Before" by Alexander Courage

Goofs--The closeup of Kirk, Spock and McCoy first arriving at Starbase 11 shows a low hedge to their right. This is not present on the previous matte shot where Miss Piper walks out to meet them.

  • When the landing party comes in, the transporter chief is wearing glasses. After the next shot of the transporter pad, not only are the glasses gone, but it is a different person.

Trivia--The only 2-parter in the original Star Trek: The Original Series series. All Star Trek spin-offs had many two-part stories.


Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before.

Klingon: logh: HeH Qav'e'. DaH 'entepray' Duj lengmey lutalu'. Qu' vagh-DIS: Huj chu' qo', yISam yIn tayqeq chu', vay' boldly nuqDaq V pagh 'ej explore.


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Previous episode :
011 The Corbomite Maneuver
Next episode :
013 The Menagerie (II)
Related to this story :
001 The Cage
  Star Trek: The Original Series, Season One
013 The Menagerie (II)
  Star Trek: The Original Series, Season One

alternative title

Also known as - Klingon=Menagerie (I)

regional titles

De Menagerie (I)
The Menagerie (I)
La menagerie (I)
Talos IV - Tabu (1)
An Menagerie (I)
L'ammutinamento - parte prima
La Colecci█n de Fieras (I)