Star Trek: “The City on the Edge of Forever”

Title: Star Trek“The City on the Edge of Forever”
Year: 1967
Network: NBC
Episode: the twenty-eighth (of twenty-nine) from season one; 50 minutes
Creator: Gene Roddenberry
Director: Joseph Pevney
Writer: Harlan Ellison
Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Joan Collins
Music: Alexander Courage
I saw it: on video and TV several times, most recently yesterday (have on DVD)
Synopsis: a time portal leads to 1930s New York, where history is being changed

My reaction
Concept:3/4 (Good)
Story:3/4 (Good)
Characters:3/4 (Good)
Dialog:4/4 (Great)
Pacing:4/4 (Great)
Cinematography:2/4 (Indifferent)
Special effects/design:3/4 (Good)
Acting:3/4 (Good)
Music:4/4 (Great)
Subjective Rating: 9/10 (One of my favorites, 4/4 (Great)).  Mmm, it sure is nice to watch an episode written by a real writer…
Objective Rating (Average):3.3/4 (Very good)


Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: