Star Trek: “The Apple”

Title: Star Trek“The Apple”
Year: 1967
Network: NBC
Episode: the fifth (of twenty-six) from season two; 50 minutes
Creator: Gene Roddenberry
Director: Joseph Pevney
Writer: Max Ehrlich
Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Keith Andes, Celeste Yarnall, Walter Koenig
Music: Alexander Courage (theme); Gerald Fried
I saw it: on video and TV several times, most recently a couple days ago (have on DVD)
Synopsis: people live in happiness, ruled by a machine

My reaction
Concept:1/4 (Bad) No, you did that one already.
Story:1/4 (Bad)
Characters:1/4 (Bad)
Dialog:3/4 (Good)
Pacing:1/4 (Bad)
Cinematography:2/4 (Indifferent)
Special effects/design:3/4 (Good)
Acting:2/4 (Indifferent)
Music:4/4 (Great)
Subjective Rating: 7/10 (Good, 3/4 (Good)). It’s pretty awful, but they have enough fun with it that it’s fun to watch.
Objective Rating (Average):2.1/4 (Okay)


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