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Headscratchers / Star Trek S2 E20 "Return to Tomorrow"

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  • Numerous fans pointed out at the time that the Andromedan androids on Planet Mudd would have worked out great for these guys. The episode would have been a lot different, but could have been very interesting. Unfortunately there were rules in place about continuity, so this couldn't have been used even if Roddenberry/Coon/Justman/etc. had thought of it.
  • Why didn't they just build robot bodies instead of going into receptacles for 500,000 years?
    • Also, why are they so convinced that robot bodies won't ever have the sensory capacities of living ones, if not better ones?
      • Or that they themselves would be capable of inventing said improved robots, and why didn't they have them already if they were so advanced?

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