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"Shore Leave" was the 17th episode of Star Trek: The Original Series produced in the show's first broadcast season, first aired on 29 December 1966. The episode was written by Theodore Sturgeon, directed by Robert Sparr and novelized in Star Trek 12 by James Blish.

Summary

While on shore leave on an idyllic, Earth-like planet, James T. Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise discover that having your every wish come true can have disastrous consequences.

References

Characters

Episode characters

AliceTonia BarrowsBlack KnightClifford Brent[1]Caretaker (Shore Leave Planet)Sean FinneganBill HadleyDon JuanJames T. KirkRyan LeslieAngela MartineLeonard McCoyEsteban RodriguezRuthSpockHikaru SuluNyota UhuraWhite Rabbit

Novelization characters

AliceTonia BarrowsBlack KnightCaretaker (Shore Leave Planet)Sean FinneganDon JuanJames T. KirkAngela MartineLeonard McCoyEsteban RodriguezRuthSpockHikaru SuluNyota UhuraWhite Rabbit

Starships and vehicles

USS Enterprise (Constitution-class heavy cruiser)

Locations

Amusement Park planet

Races and cultures

HumanVulcan

Technology and weapons

starshipviewscreen

Materials and substances

atmospherebloodgasoxygen

States and organizations

FederationStarfleet

Ranks and titles

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

Other references

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

Appendices

Related media

Novel adaptations

Video releases

Images

Episode images

Adaptation images

Timeline

published order
Previous episode:
The Menagerie, Part II
TOS episode produced Next episode:
The Squire of Gothos
Previous episode:
Balance of Terror
TOS episode aired Next episode:
The Galileo Seven
Previous story:
The Corbomite Maneuver
Star Trek 12
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Next story:
final story
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Burning Dreams (2267)
Pocket Next Adventure:
Heart of the Sun
Previous Adventure:
The Menagerie, Part II
Voyages of the
USS Enterprise (NCC-1701)
(2264 to 2270)
Next Adventure:
The Squire of Gothos


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.
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