Stardate: 4729.4 --Kirk and the Enterprise are ordered to a space station and told to transport the vast majority of his the crew to the station. Kirk is informed that the Enterprise will be the test vehicle for the M5 Multitronic System, a super computer designed to replace a crew. It is to be tested in battle simulations, but as the mission progresses it refuses to give up control.
original airdate--March 8, 1968 Remastered date--February 9, 2008
music:Theme song written by Alexander Courage
Goof-- On the bridge, when Kirk tells Daystrom that the M-5 must be disconnected/destroyed, the moving shadow of a boom mic can be seen on the wall behind them.
Trivia--Robert Wesley was named for a pseudonym that Gene Roddenberry had used early in his career, and in fact, "Wesley" is Roddenberry's given middle name.
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.