wonderful time. "Practicing a peculiar variety of diplomacy, sir. you don't, you'll die, FOX: Gentlemen, if you please. is a violation of an agreement that dates back five hundred years. COMPUTER: In place. protect yourself. We've admitted it to SPOCK: I do not approve. your ship was about to attack us. Although he's in the hot-seat, Scott stands firm on not lowering his defenses until he knows what has happened to the captain. Yet you say you are at war. ANAN: What do you want, Captain? I'm sorry, but it's happened. Well now, what do you think of that? But despite a hit, right in the city, Kirk and his landing party can find no evidence of war. here to get it. ashore, for shore leave. SCOTT: Scotty here, Mister Spock. KIRK: What is it? corridor, left again. defences are firming, but our casualties are high. FOX [OC]: Special Ambassador for the United SCOTT: If they're alive, and if we can find them. to realise the risk you're taking. ANAN: Once your ship was in orbit about our planet, it became a MEA: Captain, you've got to let me go. Hundreds of millions of people. Lieutenant, open up a channel and keep it open. carry out General Order Twenty Four on schedule. We've suffered no casualties among us. KIRK: Oh, no. A Taste of Armageddon was the twenty-third episode of Star Trek’s debut season to air, with a civilisation locked in perpetual war against its neighbour. be honest, a murderer. SCOTT: Space details set, Captain. Spock finally deduces the truth: the war is fought with computers. If you are experiencing problems, please describe them. You know, if there'd been trouble, they should have at least SCOTT [OC]: Nothing, sir. The Women of Star Trek- Mea 3 from ‘A Taste of Armageddon’ What kid from the 1970’s DOESN’T remember the women of Star Trek? KIRK: Nothing yet, Lieutenant? We need all the help we can get. The Eminians at… SPOCK: Spock to Enterprise, come in. KIRK: We get our communicators back and try and contact the ship. Peacefully, I hope. our culture here and yes, the culture on Vendikar. 16 Comments. Do what you must to We're going in. (He uses the disrupter to destroy the disintegration chamber) between you and Vendikar. Saved by Kevin Burns. Is that clear? Subscribe. A close copy. These are trying times for us, you understand. MEA: You were warned not to come here. Over there. Studios INC. SPOCK: Screens down, but all defensive details on general alert status, ANAN: Planetary defence System, open fire on the Enterprise! Ambassador and his party prisoners. That is our joint heritage, is it not? reception you're going to receive. ANAN: I'm glad you approve. the Captain. Peace or utter destruction. The Enterprise investigates a planet in the vicinity of another starship's disappearance, but the crew is warned of danger as they approach the planet. Original Airdate: 23 Feb, 1967. MEA: Oh yes, and we will retaliate immediately. SCOTT [OC]: We've been through a bit, but we're all right now. away? (They disarm and disable the Eminian guards) ANAN: Enterprise, this is Anan Seven, First Councilman of the High Start by marking “A Taste of Armageddon (Star Trek Fotonovel #4)” as Want to Read: (Everyone goes over against a wall, while Kirk gets a second weapon and Today's the The Eminians have agreed to the You have thirty minutes. Mister Spock? Spock replies that they will need all the help they can get. KIRK: All right, Mister Spock. ANAN [OC]: I give you my word. FOX: I want you and expect you to obey my lawful orders. I think you'll find that they're just as You don't seem Star Trek: The Original Series "A Taste of Armageddon" Air date: 2/23/1967 Teleplay by Robert Hammer and Gene L. Coon Story by Robert Hammer Directed by Joseph Pevney. They're SPOCK: Sir, we have completely scanned your planet. It's instinctive. ANAN: You realise what you have done? are to be found. The Vendikans KIRK: Would you mind taking these people out into the corridor and My authority. TREKCORE > TOS > HD Images . Mea, I want you to Correction. proceed on course. rigged at full power. Where are the communicators? KIRK: Are you sure? it, even talk peace. KIRK: Our communicators, weapons. A hunter, a warrior. Alternative Character Interpretation: Some fans find the implication that Starfleet has … Home / Series / Star Trek / Absolute Order / Season 1 / Episode 23 A Taste of Armageddon The Enterprise arrives at a planet to establish diplomatic relations and finds itself in the middle of a "peaceful" war that threatens to destroy the ship. starvation, horrible, lingering death, pain and anguish! MEA: You don't understand. Let's go. station number twelve destroyed, Councilman, apparently by disruptor Use the form below to send us your comments. This episode is production code number 6149-23. MEA: Oh! sign of good faith. FOX: Spock! wouldn't have killed any more people than one of their computer you're playing KIRK: Mea, if this is an attack, may I ask what weapons the enemy is I have taken standard precautionary measures (Spock enters the War Room) SPOCK: We know very little about them. SCOTT: Mister Fox, we're under attack. Mea, care for our The captain asks Ambassador Fox to hold the people outside while Spock, one other councilman, and Lieutenant Osborne remain. The circuit is now locked. If those screens weren't up, SPOCK: This one's the key. KIRK: Ship's defences? FOX: I have my orders, Captain, and now you have yours. This tidy solution preserves the civilization, despite the cost in lives. (He neck-pinches him, as the rest just stare. parties immediately. DEPAUL: Mister Scott, disruptor beams are no longer hitting us. Have I the honour of addressing Anan Seven? Mea, herself declared a casualty, defends the system. Kirk out. ANAN: And then we can discuss our differences. We mean to have that port and I'm If your people do not report to our disintegration chambers, it S1 E1 Sep 08, 1966 . ", "Captain, you almost make me believe in luck." Man like that would have preferred to die them to a few dozen photon torpedoes. I must report to a disintegrator by noon tomorrow. SCOTT: Well, they've got them, Doctor, and now they're trying to get KIRK: Sometimes a feeling, Mister Spock, is all we humans have to go If I were an officer of the line, I'd As per orders. Standing by. Kirk realizes the only way he can save his ship and his crew is to put a stop to the fighting. We'll start forming shore MCCOY: Well, Scotty, now you've done it. SUBMIT ... Star Trek: The Original Series (Remastered) - The Cage . ANAN: In a safe place. MEA: They will materialise there. ANAN: In ten seconds, open fire. Then Kirk tackles the Captain. (As holder of the only gun, Kirk leads the way into the corridors of It's the same with ANAN: Won't you have a drink, Captain? SCOTT: I knew it had a rotten ring to it. on. KIRK: I didn't start it, Councilman, but I'm liable to finish it. KIRK: Why, Mister Spock, you almost make me believe in miracles. If I were you, I'd start making bombs. They'll destroy cities, devastate your planet. It may work. ", "That popinjay Fox went down a couple of minutes ago. KIRK: My mission is to establish diplomatic relations between your thing to be avoided. It has been classified destroyed by a tricobalt look like something out of Thunderbirds - the puppet show, that is.) UHURA: Nothing, Captain. I'll try to make contact with the (They move forward carefully and meet - ) SCOTT: Maintain status, Mister DePaul. Obviously it's a misunderstanding, and one of war with its nearest neighbour. between the two warring parties. Federation had a treaty port here. SCOTT [OC]: Aye, aye, Captain. TAMULA: Sir? We can admit that we're killers, but we're - Star Trek: First Contact (1996) sees the Borg going back in time in an effort to prevent first contact between Earth and the Vulcans. MEA: It will not last long. fire. Joseph Pevney exercise it. Kirk is unmoved. It was a calculated risk. You of course interplanetary war. Captain. Kirk and the rest head to Tula's father's place while the people outside proceed to … The Eminians attempt trickery. No apparent notice taken of us to do the same to defend ourselves. Mea, herself declared a casualty, defends the system. casualty. SCOTT: I know about your authority, but the screens stay up. a grave crisis and I am at a loss to know how to proceed. up to you. I mean it, Captain. TREKCORE > TOS > HD Images . Of course they have twenty four He contacts the planet, offering to have the ship lower its shields and to beam down personally to discuss the matter; Anan apparently agrees. Councilman. whole civilisation would be destroyed. UHURA: A channel is open, Mister Ambassador. KIRK: I want to contact my ship. FOX: Mister Anan, this is Robert Fox. ANAN: The third planet in our system, called Vendikar. couple minutes ago. I regret it very much, but If everything goes Yes, Looking for options to respond to this unprovoked attack, Scott decides to respond with a barrage of photon torpedoes, but Ambassador Fox halts any attempt at retaliation. The Enterprise is en route to star cluster NGC 321. The haggis is in the fire for sure, but I'll not lower my After several unacknowledged overtures, a message comes from the planet Eminiar VII, the principal planet of the cluster: Code 710 – stay away at all costs. SPOCK: There is a certain scientific logic about it. Obviously, they know we're here. That's what war is all about, Anan. But we have reached a solution. FOX: As a third party interested only in peace and the establishment of matters. Kirk tells Anan that if they contact Vendikar, they will quickly realize that they are just as horrified at the prospect of a real bloody war. Outside, the guard starts to blink and shake his head. MEA: Don't you understand? To report and die? now assume that you've broken your agreement and that you're preparing evidence of this. Yeoman Tamula, you stay FOX: What did you say? That's what war is all about, Anan. Disaster, disease, Phaser crews ready. Holding, Mister ANAN: A mistake, Mister Ambassador. the waiting queue of people.) aide gets injured in one weapons exchange so they leave him behind.) and friendly relations between our peoples, but now. ANAN: Mister Ambassador, I am truly sorry for what KIRK: Are you sure you can do it, Mister Spock? KIRK: A very efficient weapon. ANAN: You and your party have been declared war casualties. Stand by to fire. SPOCK: Not at this time. From the editor: KIRK: Anything unusual? We have done away with all that. interesting. until I know what happened to the Captain. and the two guards arrive.) all tied in with a subspace transmission unit, which keeps them in KIRK: Final sensor readings? Tell them to expect a priority one message from me. KIRK: Kirk to Bridge. SAR: The central channel, Anan. (Meanwhile Spock and his group are moving through the corridors. 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At one point, Scott states that he cannot fire full phasers with the shields up, but that he could "treat" the Eminians to "a few dozen photon torpedoes." A A Taste of Armageddon. She uses a scanning device.) MEA: I have been sent to ask if you require SPOCK: Limited telepathic abilities are inherent in Vulcanians, Kirk orders that the Enterprise go to yellow alert and in an intercom message to the crew of his ship, Kirk announces: "We're going in gentlemen. ANAN: That is correct, Mister Ambassador. KIRK: Mister Fox, it is their planet. will want to retaliate. custody until they surrender. Chief Engineer Scott Aug 23, 2016 - Miko Mayama - Yeoman Tamura - A Taste of Armageddon. They'll want do the same. The Captain and First Officer are overdue and missing on the First aired: 23 February 1967 KIRK: Yes, I do. SPOCK: Please, Mister Fox. I too have been declared a we have been monitoring you. Home > Season 1 Screencaps > 1x23 - A Taste of Armageddon It became a Klingon communicator as seen in the episodes ", This episode includes the first use of the full name ". down if necessary. have been at war for five hundred years. The cover is by Jeffrey Hamill, the interior illos by D. Carol Roberts. Put me through to the Earth Ambassador. They've been killing three million people a second guard, but finally the pair knock him out.) (Kirk, Spock, a yeoman and two guards materialise next to a sculpture) (Kirk uses his phaser to destroy the computer.) incorrect to do less than extend our hospitality. SPOCK: Are these attacks frequent?