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"The Ultimate Computer" was the 53rd episode of Star Trek: The Original Series, the 24th episode of the show's second season, first aired on 8 March 1968. The episode was written by Laurence N. Wolf and D.C. Fontana, directed by John Meredyth Lucas and novelized in Star Trek 9 by James Blish.

References

Characters

Episode characters

Clifford Brent[1]Pavel ChekovRichard DaystromEnwrightBill HadleyAli HarperJames T. KirkRoger LemliRyan LeslieM-5 computerLeonard McCoyMontgomery ScottSpockHikaru SuluNyota UhuraRobert Wesley
Referenced only
Carstairs (geologist)Roy DunselAlbert EinsteinAnton HarrisKazangaPhillips (Yeoman)Niall RawlinsSitar (scientist)

Novelization characters

Pavel ChekovRichard DaystromEnwrightAli HarperJames T. KirkM-5 computerLeonard McCoyMontgomery ScottSpockHikaru SuluNyota UhuraRobert Wesley
Referenced only
Carstairs (Ensign)Roy DunselAnton HarrisMasonRawls

Starships and vehicles

Constitution-class heavy cruisers
USS EnterpriseUSS ExcaliburUSS HoodUSS LexingtonUSS Potemkin
other vessels
Woden (ship)

Locations

Alpha Carinae IIStarbase 6

Races and cultures

HumanVulcan
Referenced only
Alpha Carinae II native

Science and classification

Technology and weapons

M-5 computerstarshipUSS Defiant (NCC-1764) library computerviewscreen

Materials and substances

atmospherebloodgasoxygen

States and organizations

FederationStarfleet
Referenced only
Merchant Marine

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)technologytitletunicuniformuniverseweaponFinagle's Folly

Appendices

Related media

Adaptations

Images

Episode images

Connections

Timeline

published order
Previous episode:
Patterns of Force
TOS episode produced Next episode:
The Omega Glory
Previous episode:
The Omega Glory
TOS episode aired Next episode:
Bread and Circuses
Previous story:
Return to Tomorrow
Star Trek 9
Blish9.jpg
Next story:
That Which Survives
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Uhura's Song
Pocket Next Adventure:
Visit to a Weird Planet Revisited
Previous Adventure:
Uhura's Song
Voyages of the
USS Enterprise (NCC-1701)
(2264 to 2270)
Next Adventure:
Visit to a Weird Planet Revisited


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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