Star Trek: “The Deadly Years”

Title: Star Trek“The Deadly Years”
Year: 1967
Network: NBC
Episode: the twelfth (of twenty-six) from season two; 50 minutes
Creator: Gene Roddenberry
Director: Joseph Pevney
Writer: David P. Harmon
Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Charles Drake, Sarah Marshall
Music: Alexander Courage (theme); Sol Kaplan, Fred Steiner
I saw it: on video and TV several times, most recently a few days ago (have on DVD)
Synopsis: a disease causes rapid aging

My reaction
Concept:3/4 (Good)
Story:2/4 (Indifferent)
Characters:2/4 (Indifferent)
Dialog:2/4 (Indifferent)
Pacing:1/4 (Bad)
Cinematography:2/4 (Indifferent)
Special effects/design:4/4 (Great)
Acting:3/4 (Good)
Music:4/4 (Great)
Subjective Rating: 7/10 (Good, 3/4 (Good)). Some nice ideas, not executed especially well. Why do we have to stop the action mid-way through the episode to have a prolonged scene of Kirk making an ass of himself? Blah.
Objective Rating (Average):


Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: