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Star Trek The Original Series
Best Episode
Best Episode: Star Trek The Original Series
This is a vote-off for the Best Episode EVAH for this series.
At issue:
+57 (yeas:69 nays:12)
Season 1: The City on the Edge of Forever

McCoy: You deliberately stopped me, Jim! I could have saved her! Do you know what you just did?

Spock: He knows, Doctor. He knows.
+43 (yeas:52 nays:9)
Season 2: The Trouble With Tribbles

McCoy: Jim, I think I got it. All we have to do is quit feeding them. We quit feeding them, they stop breeding.

Kirk (covered in tribbles): Now he tells me.
+34 (yeas:38 nays:4)
Season 2: Amok Time

T'Pau: Live long and prosper, Spock.

Spock: I shall do neither. I have killed my captain, and my friend.

Spock: I shall resign my commission and order Mr. Scott to take immediate command of this vessel.

Kirk: Don't you think you'd better check with me first?

Spock: JIM! *big smile*
+26 (yeas:27 nays:1)
Season 1: The Devil In The Dark

Chief Vanderberg: "That thing's killed fifty of my men!"

Kirk: "And you've killed thousands of her children!"

Chief Vanderberg: "What?"

Kirk: "Those silicon nodules you've been collecting and destroying... they're her eggs."
+25 (yeas:28 nays:3)
Season 2: The Doomsday Machine

Decker: You're bluffing.

Spock: Vulcans never bluff.
+24 (yeas:26 nays:2)
Season 2: Mirror, Mirror

Mirror Spock: The agony booth is a most effective means of discipline.
+18 (yeas:19 nays:1)
Season 2: Journey to Babel

McCoy: Well, what do you know... I finally got the last word.
+16 (yeas:21 nays:5)
Season 2: A Piece of the Action

Kirk: Right?

Spock: Unquestionably.


+16 (yeas:19 nays:3)
Season 1: Balance of Terror

Romulan Commander [to Kirk]: You and I are of a kind. In a different reality, I could have called you friend.
+13 (yeas:18 nays:5)
Season 1: Space Seed

Our first meeting with Khan
+9 (yeas:13 nays:4)
Season 1: The Naked Time

Spock: I am in control of my emotions. (Sobbing)...control of my emotions.


Sulu: I'll protect you, fair maiden!

Uhura: Sorry, neither.
+8 (yeas:9 nays:1)
Season 1: A Taste of Armageddon

Spock: Sir, there is a multi-legged creature crawling on your shoulder.

Scotty: The best diplomat I know is a fully activated phaser bank.

Kirk: Death, destruction, disease, horror — that's what war is all about! That's what makes it a thing to be avoided. But you've made it neat and painless, so neat and painless, you've had no reason to stop it!
+8 (yeas:8 nays:0)
Season 2: The Immunity Syndrome

Spock: Do not risk the ship further on my behalf —

McCoy: Shut up, Spock, we're rescuing you!

Spock: Why, thank you... Captain McCoy.
+7 (yeas:10 nays:3)
Season 1: The Enemy Within

Evil Kirk: "I'm Captain Kirk... I'M CAPTAIN KIRK!"
+5 (yeas:10 nays:5)
Season 1: The Corbomite Maneuver

Kirk: Not chess, Spock... Poker.
+4 (yeas:8 nays:4)
Season 1: The Squire of Gothos.
+3 (yeas:3 nays:0)
Season 3: Day of the Dove
+2 (yeas:3 nays:1)
Season 3: Let That Be Your Last Battlefield
+1 (yeas:2 nays:1)
Season 1: Arena
+1 (yeas:2 nays:1)
Season 1: Errand of Mercy

First appearance of the Klingons.
+1 (yeas:1 nays:0)
Season 3: Requiem for Methuselah
+1 (yeas:1 nays:0)
Season 1: Charlie X

Creepy, creepy Charlie
0 (yeas:2 nays:2)
Season 3: The Enterprise Incident
-1 (yeas:1 nays:2)
Season 2: The Apple
-2 (yeas:0 nays:2)
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Total number of votes: 526

Star Trek The Original Series
Best Episode

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