Disowning “Plato’s Stepchildren”
We’re back, Trek fans! Alas, it’s to bring you our Star Trek Re-watch recap and commentary on one of those episodes that most acolytes of The Great Bird of the Galaxy like to pretend didn’t happen: “Plato’s Stepchildren.” Yes, the one where a dwarf rides Kirk like a horse and Spock sings “Maiden Wine.” I think Kirk’s expression in the photo below sums up our reaction perfectly:
Aw, go on, click the link and read the recap and analysis. You know you wanna. And in case you haven’t been keeping up, here’s the quick list of the weekly third-season recaps and analyses written by Dayton Ward and yours truly for the fine folks at TOR.COM —
- Spock’s Brain
- The Enterprise Incident
- The Paradise Syndrome
- And the Children Shall Lead
- Is There in Truth No Beauty?
- Spectre of the Gun
- Day of the Dove
- For the World Is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky
- The Tholian Web
Read, laugh, enjoy — and remember to leave a comment over on TOR.COM so we know you’re out there. (We can hear you breathing, but that doesn’t impress our masters at Tor.)
Until next week, may all your meals be laced with kironide.