Amanda asks if Sarek wishes to thank Spock for saving his life. It is the fortieth broadcast episode put into production, discounting the original unaired pilot episode, "The Cage".The episode was directed by Joseph Pevney and written by D.C. Fontana.It first aired on NBC on November 17th, 1966. Kirk calls yellow alert and he and Spock report to the bridge. Amanda reveals that Sarek and Gav have debated before, and Gav lost. On the bridge, Kirk must deal with the unknown ship, now in contact with someone on board the U.S.S. To withdraw your consent, see Your Choices. McCoy is able to save Kirk, though he did get a punctured lung. He interrogates Thelev, but he reveals nothing, and Shras knows only that he has been an adequate aide, but knows nothing of him beyond that. Security actually does their job this week, starting simply by providing an honor guard for Sarek, then finding Gav’s body and reporting it, then finding the transmitter on Thelev and revealing that he’s not a real Andorian. There is no linking or other HTML allowed. Sarek treats Spock with obvious contempt, which makes it an even bigger surprise when Spock reveals that Sarek and Amanda are his parents. Journey to Babel este un episod din sezonul al II-lea al Star Trek: Seria originală care a avut premiera la 17 noiembrie 1967. But, of course, the big guests are Mark Lenard and Jane Wyatt (who was credited as “Miss Jane Wyatt” out of respect for her lengthy and impressive career) as, respectively, Sarek and Amanda. Amanda begs him to be human for a minute and think of his father. No sex, please, we’re Starfleet. Unfortunately, with Kirk out of action, Spock can no longer aid in the operation, as he is now in command. (We’ll later learn that this isn’t the truth; then again, it’s probably more Sarek’s bias than the entire culture’s…), I’m a doctor not an escalator. Then the Tellarite ambassador, Gav, asks Sarek what his vote will be on Coridan, and Sarek is equally evasive. "Journey to Babel" is the tenth episode of season two of the American science fiction/adventure series Star Trek and the thirty-ninth episode of the series overall. She also reveals to an amused McCoy that Spock had a teddy bear growing up, though Spock adds that the “teddy bear” in question was alive and had six-inch fangs. Browse more videos. | McCoy mentions that Sarek had retired prior to this mission, and he asks why he retired so young, as he’s only 102.437 years old. Spock recognizes the Vulcan technique of tal-shaya, considered a merciful form of execution in ancient times. Watch Star Trek: Remastered - Season 2, Episode 10 - Journey to Babel: Spock meets his estranged father when the Enterprise escorts a group of ambassadors to a conference on the planet Babel. It is the fortieth broadcast episode put into production, discounting the original unaired pilot episode, "The Cage". Directed by Joseph Pevney. Kirk wakes up, and won’t let Sarek die, so he pretends to be better than he is long enough to relieve Spock and send him to sickbay. Thelev, one of Shras’s aides, jumps Kirk in the corridor. In 1965, Wyatt was cast as Anne White in "The Monkey's Paw – A Retelling" on CBS's The Alfred Hitchcock Hour. He’ll return to the role of Sarek in “Yesteryear” on the animated series, in “Sarek” and “Unification I” on TNG, and in the movies The Search for Spock, The Voyage Home, and The Undiscovered Country. (TAS: \"Yesteryear\")Sarek's first child, Sybok, was born to a Vulcan princess. Why Is the Star Wars Universe Full of Megafauna? Original air date: November 17, 1967 Release Dates Directed by Joseph Pevney 0:06. Scotty doesn’t actually appear in the episode, though he is referenced numerous times as one who can take command of the ship while Spock transfuses Sarek. Report. The character of Sarek will also be played by Jonathan Simpson in flashback in The Final Frontier and by Ben Cross in the 2009 Star Trek. The unknown ship attacks the U.S.S. Kirk goes to red alert as the ship approaches, and has Thelev brought to the bridge, but the spy has no answers for him, just smug assurances that they’re all going to die. I’ve never liked Sarek and Amanda’s “traditional” marriage that’s more at home with Jane Wyatt’s prior role on Father Knows Best than it is an alien species that has previously been shown to be logical and to appear possibly matriarchal or at the very least comfortable with strong women. 0:24. Receive notification by email when a new comment is added. McCoy reports that Sarek has a heart condition, and it turns out that he’s had three attacks like this before (without telling Amanda) and been prescribed meds for it. Spock has the same type, but it’s diluted by human elements, so he would have to give a boatload to make the operation work. Jane Wyatt was born in 1910 (happy 110 year birthday!) Andorians and Tellarites will be seen again in “Whom Gods Destroy” and in background roles in several of the TOS movies. Episode guide, trailer, review, preview, cast list and where to stream it on demand, on catch up and download. | Kahleah. If your comment does not eventually appear please review our Moderation Policy carefully before posting again. Kirk takes him down, but not before he’s stabbed in the side. Hawk joins the crew of the Searcher to find lost colonies from Earth, just as his own people had left Earth centuries ago for a new home elsewhere in space. Kirk moves to intercept, but the ship stays away, moving at warp 10. Right. : 1x04 First aired: September 18th, 2019 Chronology Date: 2378 Stardate: 5456.3 Journey to Babel is the fourth episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation season one. Sarek’s blood type is rare. Kirk has security search the prisoner, and Thelev attacks Josephs, but the other guard stuns him, and one antenna falls off, revealing a transmitter. After giving us two powerful, influential Vulcan women in “Amok Time” in T’Pring and T’Pau, we get this sexist drivel with Sarek and Amanda where the latter responds to Sarek commanding her to finish the tour with, “He’s a Vulcan, I’m his wife,” as if that explains why he treats her like an employee rather than a spouse. The final act of “Journey to Babel” should be shown to anyone trying to write Kirk, Spock, and McCoy. Amanda rescues him and invites him to see Spock and Sarek, who are recovering nicely. Thank you for keeping the discussion, and our community, civil and respectful. It is an episode that really cements idea of the Federation that came to be at the heart of the franchise, suggesting that the organisation really is a diverse intergalactic alliance of diverse alien species, rather than a union between Earth and Vulcan. Kirk apologizes for giving offense after Spock excuses himself, and Sarek says that offense is a human emotion. The alien ship fires on the Enterprise, which doesn’t make McCoy’s job any easier. Official Sites Spock insists that the oath he took when he was commissioned requires him to be in command, especially given the one hundred delegates, not to mention the murder of one of those delegates, and the attempted murder of the captain. I’ve never liked the plot contrivances. We open with McCoy and Kirk in their dress uniforms which always make them look like waiters in a Chinese restaurant. There is a 75 character minimum for reviews. Yes, Sarek’s life is in danger, but there are more than five hundred people on board whose lives are also in danger just from the situation, and that’s not something he can fob off on the chief engineer. Star Trek: Cast No Shadow (Star Trek: The Original Series) [Read] Online. I am abject in my love for Mark Lenard, and he infuses Sarek with dignity and experience, but he’s also, to be blunt, an asshole. Being brought up to do what your daddy done is a notion based in sentiment, not logic. New Book Star Trek: The Magic of Tribbles (Star Trek: The Original Series) Rilukiyes. [William Shatner; Leonard Nimoy; DeForest Kelley; Jane Wyatt; Mark Lenard; Gene Roddenberry;] -- It's chaos aboard an Enterprise full of interplanetary diplomats enroute to a conference on Babel. Noob Trek 39 - Journey To Babel. 2:54m WATCH: My First Contact: Star Trek Fans, Part 3. Kirk then collapses, and McCoy puts him to bed, and won’t let Spock leave sickbay, either, until they’re both recovered. Cast & Crew May 20, 2020 . I know everyone talks about what a great episode this is, and I know that my take on it is not the popular one. Uhura picks up the transmission again, and it’s coming from the brig. And the closing scene with Spock and Sarek reconnecting over making fun of Amanda and McCoy getting the last word is truly a classic. Before the questioning can continue, Sarek collapses. "Journey to Babel" is the tenth episode of season two of the American science fiction/adventure series Star Trek and the thirty-ninth episode of the series overall. Company Credits The 2007 remastering of this episode included an actual design for the Orion ship, which was originally just seen as a blob of light because NBC really liked the look of the various aliens in the episode and asked that it be rushed through post-production so it could be aired sooner. Kirk conducts Sarek and Amanda on a tour. Oh, and racial prejudice: “Tellarites do not argue for reasons, they just argue.” Yeah. The transmission is encrypted, but it matches no known code, so Spock can’t do anything with it. Kirk goes to sickbay, where McCoy decides to give Kirk shit about shaking the ship around while he was trying to operate. Coridan was also seen quite a bit on Enterprise, starting with “Shadows of P’Jem.”. Dr. Goodfellow directs a group consisting of Buck, Hawk, and Wilma to escort a visiting ambassador to a peace conference. First of all, the dynamic between Sarek and Amanda is cringe-inducing. Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Keith Andes, Celeste Yarnall, Jane Wyatt, Mark Lenard. Where’s the logic in not talking to your son because he made his own choice? Sorry no box or certificate with it. Sarek. And he’s right: there are a hundred high-ranking Federation delegates on board, there’s been a murder and an assault on the captain, and there’s a hostile ship trailing them. 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