By Any Other Name
Episode 22 of 26 within Season Two. Item 52 of 90 overall.
Production number 60350.
Jerome Bixby - Story
Jerome Bixby - Teleplay
D. C. Fontana - Teleplay
Marc Daniels - Director
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Stardate: 4657.5--4658.9 --An Enterprise landing party beams down to investigate a distress call. Two humans appear and thank Kirk for their speedy response to the distress call.

They then demand that Kirk surrender the Enterprise and paralyze the party before they can stop them. The survivors are from far away and need the Enterprise to reach their home.

original airdate--February 23, 1968  

network: NBC

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


Alien Races: Kelvans

Log Entries:

  • "Captain's log, stardate 4657.5. Work is proceeding on the Enterprise as my crew is forced to make the required changes in the ship for intergalactic travel. Meanwhile, I can't forget the picture of Yeoman Thompson, crushed to a handful of dust."
  • "Captain's log, stardate 4658.9. With the Enterprise under control of the Kelvans, we are approaching the energy barrier at the edge of our galaxy. Spock and Scotty have devised a suicide plan to stop the Kelvans. They have rigged the ship to explode on my signal."



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=pong latlh pong

regional titles

By Any Other Name
By Any Other Name
Retour sur soi-meme
Stein und Staub
De réir Aon Ainm Eile
Con qualsiasi nome
Por cualquier otro nombre