Title: Star Trek: “Court Martial”
Episode: the twentieth (of twenty-nine) from season one; 50 minutes
Creator: Gene Roddenberry
Director: Marc Daniels
Writers: Don Mankiewicz & Steven W. Carabatsos, story by Mankiewicz
Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Percy Rodrigues, Elisha Cook Jr., Joan Marshall
Music: Alexander Courage
I saw it: on video and TV several times, most recently a couple days ago (have on DVD)
Synopsis: Kirk is put on trial for the death of one of his crew
Story: Solidly written legal drama, with all the requisite suspense and plot-twisting.
Characters: They’re fine, but it’s decidedly plot-focussed.
Pacing: I could have done without the love interest.
Acting: Very good.
Subjective Rating: 9/10 (One of my favorites, ). Just an all around well done episode.
Objective Rating (Average):