Stardate: 4385.3 --The Enterprise comes across a space probe as they go to establish contact with the reclusive Melkotians. The probe warns the Enterprise to immediately leave Melkot space.
Kirk tries to contact the Melkotians, but there is no response and they continue with their orders. When they reach Melkot, Kirk takes down a landing party and they face death penalties for not heeding the Melkotian's earlier warning. The telepathic Melkotians draw on Kirk's memories for the manner of their execution... and come up with the Showdown at the O.K. Corral.
original airdate--October 25, 1968
music:"Theme from Star Trek" "Where No Man Has Gone Before" by Alexander Courage
Alien Races: Melkotian
Trivia--A scene that was never filmed included McCoy/McLowery (DeForest Kelley) offering to share his medical expertise with Doc Holliday (Sam Gilman) to treat his progressing tuberculosis.
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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