"The Lights of Zetar" was the 73rd episode of Star Trek: The Original Series, the 18th episode of the show's third and final season, first aired on 31 January 1969. The episode was written by Jeremy Tarcher and Shari Lewis, directed by Herb Kenwith and novelized in Star Trek 6 by James Blish.

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Clifford BrentChristine ChapelPavel ChekovBill HadleyJames T. KirkJohn KyleRoger LemliLeonard McCoyMira RomaineMontgomery ScottSpockHikaru SuluNyota UhuraZetariansUSS Enterprise computer

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Pavel ChekovJames T. KirkJohn KyleLeonard McCoyMira RomaineMontgomery ScottSpockHikaru SuluNyota UhuraZetarians
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Christine Chapel

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USS Enterprise (Constitution-class heavy cruiser)

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Memory Alpha
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Mars (Martian Colony 3, Sol system) • Zetar II

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

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published order
Previous episode:
The Mark of Gideon
TOS episode produced Next episode:
The Cloud Minders
Previous episode:
That Which Survives
TOS episode aired Next episode:
Requiem for Methuselah
Previous story:
The Savage Curtain
Star Trek 6
Next story:
The Apple
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
The Mark of Gideon
Pocket Next Adventure:
The Cloud Minders
Previous Adventure:
DTI: Forgotten History
Chapter 3, Section 1
Voyages of the
USS Enterprise (NCC-1701)
(2264 to 2270)
Next Adventure:
The Cloud Minders

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