Stardate 41209.5: An Away Team, after visiting a ship whose crew apparently committed mass suicide, unwittingly brings a virus aboard the Enterprise – infecting the crew with a madness that puts the thought of their duties well out of mind – while a nearby star collapses, hurling a chunk of stellar material straight toward the Enterprise.
teleplay by J. Michael Bingham
story by John D.F. Black and J. Michael Bingham
directed by Paul Lynch
music by Ron Jones
Guest Cast: Brooke Bundy (Chief Engineer McDougal), Benjamin W.S. Lum (Jim Shimoda), Michael Rider (Transporter Chief), David Renan (Conn), Skip Stellrecht (Engineering Crewman), Kenny Koch (Kissing Crewman)
LogBook entry by Earl Green