The Gamesters of Triskelion
Episode 16 of 26 within Season Two. Item 46 of 90 overall.
Production number 60346.
Margaret Armen - Writer
Gene Nelson - Director
344 votes

Stardate: 3211.7--3212.2--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 05, 1968  

network: NBC

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


Alien Races: Triskelions, Andorian

Log Entries:

  • "Captain's log, stardate 3211.7. We are entering standard orbit about Gamma II, an uninhabited planetoid with an automatic communications and astrogation station. Ensign Chekov, Lieutenant Uhura, and I will beam down and make a routine check of its facilities."
  • "Captain's log, stardate 3211.8. While beaming down from the Enterprise to inspect facilities on Gamma II, the normal transporter sequence has been interrupted, and we find ourselves on a strange and hostile planet, surrounded by creatures belonging to races scattered all through the galaxy."
  • "Captain's log, stardate 3212.2. First Officer Spock in command. The captain, Lieutenant Uhura, and Ensign Chekov have been missing for nearly two hours. Computer probability projections are useless due to insufficient data."
  • "Captain's log, supplemental. Stardate... unknown. Our strange captivity continues. This planet is called Triskelion. We do not know its location. We do not know who controls it. Its dangers... are abundantly clear."



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 :
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