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"Day of the Dove" was the 66th episode of Star Trek: The Original Series, the 11th episode of the show's third and final season, first aired on 1 November 1968. The episode was written by Jerome Bixby, directed by Marvin Chomsky and novelized in Star Trek 11 by James Blish. A remastered version of this episode was aired in syndication, premiering on 5 January 2008.

Log entriesEdit

Episode log entriesEdit

Captain's log. 
The Enterprise is heading out of our galaxy, controlled by a mysterious alien somewhere aboard the ship. Engineering has been taken over by Klingons, who have cut off life support systems.
Captain's log, stardate ... armageddon. 
We must find a way to defeat the alien force of hate that has taken over the Enterprise. Stop the war now, or spend eternity in futile, bloody violence.

Fotonovel log entriesEdit

Captain's log, stardate 3372.7. 
We have received a distress call from Beta XII-A, a human-colonized planet, stating that the planet is under attack by an unidentified vessel. Orbiting the planet, our scanners show no evidence of another vessel, the colony, or any life at all. Radiation levels are normal. We are beaming down to investigate.
Captain's log, supplemental entry. 
The Enterprise is heading out of the galaxy at warp nine plus, controlled by an alien presence of pure energy somewhere aboard. Engineering is in the hands of the Klingons, who have cut off life support systems to the rest of the ship.
Captain's log, stardate Armageddon. 
We must find a way to defeat the alien force of hate that has taken over the Enterprise. We must stop the war now, or spend eternity in futile bloody violence.
Captain's log, stardate 3375.5. 
Having expelled the malevolent entity and regained control of the ship, we have set a course for space station K-19, where we will leave Kang and his crew to be picked up by their own people. There have been no further incidents, but all aboard will breathe easier upon arrival.

ReferencesEdit

CharactersEdit

Episode charactersEdit

Pavel ChekovRoss JohnsonKang, son of K'naiahJames T. KirkRoger LemliMaraLeonard McCoyMontgomery ScottSpockHikaru SuluNyota UhuraBeta XII-A entity

Novelization charactersEdit

Pavel ChekovDavid GallowayKang, son of K'naiahJames T. KirkMaraLeonard McCoyMontgomery ScottSpockHikaru SuluNyota UhuraBeta XII-A entity

Starships and vehiclesEdit

IKS Klolode (D7 class battle cruiser) • USS Enterprise (Constitution-class heavy cruiser)

LocationsEdit

Beta XII-A
Referenced only 
Deep Space Station K-19

Races and culturesEdit

Beta XII-A entityHumanKlingonVulcan

Technology and weaponsEdit

starshipviewscreen

Materials and substancesEdit

atmospherebloodgasoxygen

States and organizationsEdit

FederationStarfleet

Ranks and titlesEdit

captaincommandercommanding officercommunications officerFederation Starfleet ranksFederation Starfleet ranks (2260s)first officerlieutenant commanderofficerscientistscience officer

Other referencesEdit

anatomyarmbootclothingFederation membersfingerfive-year missiongovernmenthumanoidlanguagelifeformlogicmattermemorynation-stateorbitpantsquadrantraces and culturesrankspacestarstardateStarfleet uniformStarfleet uniform (2260s)technologytitletunicuniformuniverseweapon

AppendicesEdit

Related mediaEdit

AdaptationsEdit

Video releasesEdit

ImagesEdit

Episode imagesEdit

Adaptation imagesEdit

ConnectionsEdit

TimelineEdit

published order
Previous episode:
For the World is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky
TOS episode produced Next episode:
Plato's Stepchildren
Previous episode:
Spectre of the Gun
TOS episode aired Next episode:
For the World is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky
Previous story:
Bread and Circuses
Star Trek 11
Blish11
Next story:
Plato's Stepchildren
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
The Badlands, Part I
Memory Beta Chronology Next Adventure:
Blood Reign O'er Me
Klingons: Blood Will Tell
Previous Adventure:
The Badlands, Part I
Pocket Next Adventure:
Plato's Stepchildren
Previous Adventure:
For the World is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky
Voyages of the
USS Enterprise (NCC-1701)
(2264 to 2270)
Next Adventure:
The Badlands, Part I


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