The Gamesters of Triskelion
Episode 16 of 26 within Season Two. Item 46 of 90 overall.
Production number 6149-46.
Margaret Armen - Writer
Gene Nelson - Director
343 votes

Stardate: 3211.7, 3211.8, 3259.2--Kirk, Uhura, and Chekov are kidnapped away from the transporter pad as they prepare to beam down to Gamma 2, an uninhabitable plant with an automated station.

Meanwhile,the party appears on a completely different planet and are taken prisoner. Spock must find out what happened and try to find where the landing party has gone.

original airdate--January 5, 1968  

network: NBC

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


Alien Races: Triskelions, Andorian

Trivia--In one of the final scenes when Captain Kirk is brought down 1000 meters below the surface of Triskelion to meet the gamesters, the backdrop for the scene is a reused matte painting previously utilized in "Star Trek" (1966) {The Devil in the Dark (#1.25).

  • Quatloos are the unit of currency on Triskelion. 


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.

related items

Previous episode :
045 The Trouble With Tribbles
Next episode :
047 A Piece of the Action

alternative title

Also known as - Klingon=Triskelion Gamesters

regional titles

De Gamesters van Triskelion
The Gamesters of Triskelion
Les encheres de Triskelion
Meister der Sklaven
An Gamesters na Triskelion
La posta in gioco
Los jugadores de Triskelion