"The Cloud Minders" was the 74th episode of Star Trek: The Original Series, the 19th episode of the show's third and final season, first aired on 28 February 1969. The episode was written by David Gerrold & Oliver Crawford and Margaret Armen, directed by Herb Kenwith and novelized in Star Trek 6 by James Blish. A remastered version of this episode was aired in syndication, premiering on 12 July 2008.

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AnkaDroxineBill HadleyJames T. KirkLeonard McCoyMidroPlasusMontgomery ScottSpockHikaru SuluNyota UhuraVannaunnamed Ardanans

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AnkaDroxineJames T. KirkLeonard McCoyMidroPlasusMontgomery ScottSpockNyota UhuraVanna

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USS Enterprise (Constitution-class)

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ArdanaCloud City Council ChamberCloud City Council GalleryStratos
Referenced only 
EarthMerak IIMilky Way GalaxyVulcan

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Ardanan (Stratos City DwellerTroglyte) • HumanVulcan

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Disruptors (group)FederationFederation Bureau of IndustrializationStarfleet Command

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published order
Previous episode:
The Lights of Zetar
TOS episode produced Next episode:
The Way to Eden
Previous episode:
The Way to Eden
TOS episode aired Next episode:
The Savage Curtain
Previous story:
By Any Other Name
Star Trek 6
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Next story:
The Mark of Gideon
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
The Lights of Zetar
Pocket Next Adventure:
Crisis on Centaurus
Previous Adventure:
Sanctuary
Voyages of the
USS Enterprise (NCC-1701)
(2264 to 2270)
Next Adventure:
The Way to Eden


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