The Apple
Episode 5 of 26 within Season Two. Item 35 of 90 overall.
Production number 60338.
Max Ehrlich - Writer
Joseph Pevney - Director
346 votes

Stardate: 3715.0-3715.6 --Kirk and a large landing party beam down to explore the beautiful garden planet of Gamma Trianguli 6. But the planet turns deadly when members of the party are killed by dart-shooting flowers, exploding rocks, and precision lightning strikes.

Meanwhile, the party captures one of the primitive locals who insist that their god Va'al rules over the planet... and it is angry with the newcomers who seek to destroy Paradise.

original airdate--October 13, 1967  

network: NBC

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


Alien Races: Vaalians

Log Entries:

  • "Captain's log, stardate 3715.3. While making a routine exploration of the unexplored Gamma Trianguli VI, one of my men has been killed by a poisonous plant."
  • "Captain's log, supplementary. Our investigation of Gamma Trianguli VI has suddenly turned into a nightmare. We're being watched and followed, Mr. Spock has been injured, and now we find we are unable to return to the ship."
  • "Captain's log, stardate 3715.6. We have been introduced to Vaal, evidently the source of the planet's power emanations, possibly the force that threatens both us, and our ship."



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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alternative title

Also known as - Klingon='epIl naHmey

regional titles

De Apple
The Apple
La pomme
Die Stunde der Erkenntnis
An Apple
La mela
La manzana