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Star Trek: The Original Series, Vol. 3: Man Trap/Naked Time
Star Trek The Original Series Vol 3 Man Trap/Naked Time
Actors: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols, James Doohan
Genres: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Television, Cult Movies
UR     1999     1hr 40min

"The Man Trap," Ep. 6 - When the U.S.S. Enterprise's landing party arrives on a planet to give a routine medical examination to its inhabitants, a nightmare unfolds when several members die--each having every trace of salt...  more »

     
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Actors: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols, James Doohan
Creator: Gene Roddenberry
Genres: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Television, Cult Movies
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Science Fiction, Classic TV, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Studio: CBS Paramount International Television
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 10/19/1999
Original Release Date: 09/08/1966
Theatrical Release Date: 09/08/1966
Release Year: 1999
Run Time: 1hr 40min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English
Subtitles: English

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Movie Reviews

Two great ones
David Bonesteel | Fresno, CA United States | 05/08/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I love these two episodes.

"The Man Trap" scared the hell out of me when I first saw it as a kid. It seems that a lot of people don't care for this episode, but I've always found it supremely creepy--Dr. Crater all alone on that dead, lonely planet with the hideous creature that killed his wife, deluding himself that he has some kind of personal relationship with it. Despite the primitive special effects and cheesy music, TOS managed to produce some pretty scary episodes. The creature design here is exceptional.

In "The Naked Time," a virus results in intoxication and poor impulse control, causing various characters to act out in ways that are very revealing of character. This episode is sometimes quite funny, but it's also very eerie as our cast of characters struggles to maintain self-control while Lt. Riley croons, "I'll take you home again, Kathleen" over the PA system.
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Not the Best Episodes but Still Enjoyable!
Frederick Baptist | Singapore | 03/14/2006
(2 out of 5 stars)

"The "Man Trap" has an interesting premise: how far should we be willing to tolerate suffering and death so as to ensure the survival of any species. In this episode, a scientist seems to be willing to go very far, accepting and forgiving the killing of his own wife by what turns out to be the last creature of its kind that drains all the salt out of its victims. This same scientist eventually pays with his own life. The second episode on this disc, "The Naked Time" is clearly the weaker of the two and in a plot rather similar to "The Enemy Within", we see a chemical causing less favourable aspects of the crew's personality coming to the surface until the good doctor is able to find an antidote. If you are looking at collecting only the best episodes, don't get this volume as it's definitely among the weaker ones of the series."