That decision estranged him from his father until this episode. "Journey to Babel" is the tenth episode of the second season of the American science fiction television series Star Trek. Kirk and Spock try to then tease him about how much he’s enjoying bossing everyone around, but he shuts them both up, and then takes great glee in finally getting the last word. DS9‘s “Favor the Bold” will establish that Starfleet named a vessel the U.S.S. New Book Star Trek: The Magic of Tribbles (Star Trek: The Original Series) Rilukiyes. And the closing scene with Spock and Sarek reconnecting over making fun of Amanda and McCoy getting the last word is truly a classic. The configuration is unknown, and the ship refuses to answer hails. No sex, please, we’re Starfleet. Kirk goes to red alert as the ship approaches, and has Thelev brought to the bridge, but the spy has no answers for him, just smug assurances that they’re all going to die. Before the questioning can continue, Sarek collapses. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), © 2020 Macmillan | All stories, art, and posts are the copyright of their respective authors, We Only Have to Wait Four More Months for. Thelev, one of Shras’s aides, jumps Kirk in the corridor. Cast & Crew May 20, 2020 . Our Privacy Notice has been updated to explain how we use cookies, which you accept by continuing to use this website. Scotty doesn’t actually appear in the episode, though he is referenced numerous times as one who can take command of the ship while Spock transfuses Sarek. And he’s right: there are a hundred high-ranking Federation delegates on board, there’s been a murder and an assault on the captain, and there’s a hostile ship trailing them. Security actually does their job this week, starting simply by providing an honor guard for Sarek, then finding Gav’s body and reporting it, then finding the transmitter on Thelev and revealing that he’s not a real Andorian. Sarek’s blood type is rare. 2:18m WATCH: My First Contact with Doug Jones. According to Amanda, Vulcans find the use of force to be distasteful, and she implies that Vulcans serving in Starfleet are rare. Coridan was also seen quite a bit on Enterprise, starting with “Shadows of P’Jem.”. Chekov reports that there’s a ship shadowing them at extreme sensor range. I know everyone talks about what a great episode this is, and I know that my take on it is not the popular one. “This Side of Paradise” established both of Spock’s parents’ vocations, but while Sarek’s ambassadorial career is front and center, you’d never know that Amanda was a teacher from this episode. Report. I’ve never liked the plot contrivances. Amanda begs him to be human for a minute and think of his father. (We’ll later learn that this isn’t the truth; then again, it’s probably more Sarek’s bias than the entire culture’s…), I’m a doctor not an escalator. Resentful at being accused of thievery, Gav attacks Sarek, which the Vulcan ambassador effortlessly parries. Uhura is the one who traces the signal Thelev was using to keep in touch with his bosses, which proves quite useful. Then the Tellarite ambassador, Gav, asks Sarek what his vote will be on Coridan, and Sarek is equally evasive. Gav then confronts him, and Sarek admits that Vulcan favors admission of Coridan to the Federation. There are still a lot of things that can go wrong, but Sarek will die if they do nothing—at least with the operation, he’ll have a chance. Star Trek, the television series : journey to Babel. Kirk arrives just in time and breaks it up. Directed by Joseph Pevney (Star Tre… There is no linking or other HTML allowed. 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