Star Trek: “Amok Time”

Title: Star Trek“Amok Time”
Year: 1967
Network: NBC
Episode: the first (of twenty-six) from season two; 50 minutes
Creator: Gene Roddenberry
Director: Joseph Pevney
Writer: Theodore Sturgeon
Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Celia Lovsky
Music: Alexander Courage (theme); Gerald Fried
I saw it: on video and TV several times, most recently yesterday (have on DVD)
Synopsis: Spock must return to Vulcan for… person reasons

My reaction
Concept:3/4 (Good)
Story:3/4 (Good)
Characters:3/4 (Good)
Dialog:3/4 (Good)
Pacing:4/4 (Great)
Cinematography:2/4 (Indifferent)
Special effects/design:4/4 (Great)
Acting:2/4 (Indifferent)
Music:4/4 (Great)
Subjective Rating: 8/10 (Great, 4/4 (Great)). Solidly written episode – exciting and unpredictable.
Objective Rating (Average):3.2/4 (Very good)


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