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"Is There in Truth No Beauty?" was the 62nd episode of Star Trek: The Original Series.



Episode characters

Clifford Brent[1]Pavel ChekovBill HadleyMiranda JonesJames T. KirkKollosRoger LemliRyan LeslieLarry MarvickLeonard McCoyMontgomery ScottSpockHikaru SuluNyota Uhuraunnamed USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) personnel
Referenced only
Lord Byron

Novelization characters

Pavel ChekovMiranda JonesJames T. KirkKollosLawrence MarvickLeonard McCoyMontgomery ScottSpockHikaru SuluNyota Uhura
Referenced only
Lord Byron

Starships and vehicles

USS Enterprise (Constitution-class heavy cruiser) • Medusan starship


the galaxyspace-time continuum

Planets and systems

Medusa (Medusa system)
Referenced only
Vulcan (Vulcan system) • Earth (Sol system)

Shipboard locales

arboretumbridgeengineeringsickbaytransporter room

Races and cultures


Technology and weapons

antigravphaser (Sestra phaser II/Sestra phaser I hand phaser pistol) • pistolstarshipsensor webtransporterviewscreenwarp drive

States and organizations


Ranks and titles

ambassadorcaptainchief engineerchief medical officercommandercommanding officercommunications officerdiplomatdoctordressmakerengineerFederation Starfleet ranksFederation Starfleet ranks (2260s)first officerlieutenantlieutenant commanderhelmsmanmedical practitionernavigatorofficerscientistscience officersecond officerweapons officertactical officer

Other references

alienAntarean brandy • "Bones" • captain's logcentimeterclothingdiplomacydiseaseEarth measurementsfive-year missiongovernmenthomeworldhumanoidlanguagelifeformlogicmattermind meldnation-stateplanetraces and culturesrankspacestarstar systemStarfleet uniformStarfleet uniform (2260s)technologytitleuniformuniversekiltGreekmurdersecurity teamwarp speedpilotblindjealousystardatelog entrygalaxynavigationeyedeathroseThe Tempest (play)IDICmetermind-linkred alerttelepathyvisorVulcan salute


years prior to 2268
Marvick helps design Enterprise. (prior to episode/novelization)
stardate 5630.7, 2268 (2260s chronology, 2264–2270 Enterprise voyages)
Enterprise travels to meet Kollos.


Related media


Video releases


Episode images

Adaptation images



published order
Previous episode:
Spock's Brain
TOS episode produced Next episode:
The Empath
Previous episode:
And the Children Shall Lead
TOS episode aired Next episode:
Spectre of the Gun
Previous story:
The Galileo Seven
Star Trek 10
Next story:
A Private Little War
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
How Much for Just the Planet?
Pocket Next Adventure:
Previous Adventure:
How Much for Just the Planet?
Voyages of the
USS Enterprise (NCC-1701)
(2264 to 2270)
Next Adventure:
The Empath

External links

  1. This character was not named in the episode but the same actor, wearing an officer's Starfleet uniform, was addressed as Brent in TOS episode: "The Naked Time". The same actor also played the character of Vinci.