Stardate 2712.4: The Enterprise is en route to visit Dr. Korby, a brilliant scientist working in isolation who also happens to be Nurse Chapel’s fiance. Kirk and Chapel beam down and discover that Korby has used abandoned technology left behind by an extinct civilization to create android companions for himself – one of which, an attractive and very user-friendly “girl,” arouses Chapel’s suspicions. Korby, however, has become deranged in his isolation, and wants to take over the Enterprise so he can populate the “inferior” organic universe with androids…
written by Robert Bloch
directed by James Goldstone
music by Fred Steiner
Cast: William Shatner (Captain James T. Kirk), Leonard Nimoy (Mr. Spock), Michael Strong (Dr. Roger Korby), Sherry Jackson (Andrea), Ted Cassidy (Ruk), Majel Barrett (Christine Chapel), Nichelle Nichols (Uhura), Harry Basch (Brown), Vince Deadrick (Matthews), Budd Albright (Rayburn)
Notes: Appearing in a rare speaking role here, Vince Deadrick Sr. has been one of Hollywood’s busiest stuntmen, with credits as recent as the Pirates Of The Carribean movies. His son, Vince Deadrick Jr., is also an in-demand stuntman, and was the primary stunt double for Scott Bakula throughout the run of Star Trek: Enterprise.
LogBook entry by Earl Green