The Deadly Years

Star Trek ClassicStardate 3478.2: Conducting a survey of a planet, a landing party from the Enterprise is contaminated with a form of radiation sickness that accelerates aging. With the ship’s entire command crew rapidly aging and slowly losing their ability to perform their routine duties, Commodore Stocker, who is aboard for a trip to his next starbase command, decides he must question their competency and take the captain’s chair as Kirk, Spock and the others face an impending death of old age.

Order this episode on DVDDownload this episode via Amazon's Unboxwritten by David P. Harmon
directed by Joseph Pevney
music by Fred Steiner and Sol Kaplan

Guest Cast: James Doohan (Mr. Scott), George Takei (Lt. Sulu), Nichelle Nichols (Lt. Uhura), Charles Drake (Commodore Stocker), Sarah Marshall (Janet Wallace), Majel Barrett (Christine Chapel), Felix Locher (Mr. Johnson), Carolyn Nelson (Yeoman Atkins), Laura Wood (Mrs. Johnson), Beverly Washburn (Arlene Galway)

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