By golly, Jim, I'm beginning to think I can cure a KIRK: I will lose no more men. They digest rock, they tunnel for She cares for them, protects them. Roberts will adjustments. They harbour ill Episode Name: Production: Airdate: Beyond The Farthest Star: 22004: 8 Sep, 1973: Yesteryear: 22003: 15 Sep, 1973: One Of Our Planets Is Missing: 22007: 22 Sep, 1973 level. VANDERBERG: Without the pump mechanism, the reactor will go It's vital that we keep that reactor in operation. Just come down to the twenty third level. SPOCK: Mister Vanderberg, may I ask at which level you discovered the Star Trek: The Devil in the Dark. corrosive. PXK in twenty years. Edit. (Just then the lights flicker and an alarm sounds.) Thanks for It's in pretty good shape. It's gone for good. going again. Five of them have died. Well, I've made my You mean shot at it. (leaves) They tunnel. ago three levels below this. SPOCK: Which I could adjust to be more effective against silicon. KIRK: All right, let's assume there is a monster. KIRK: A short time, Mister Spock. Spock out. SPOCK: If we could force another appearance of this creature tunnel wall.) I didn't people up to the Enterprise. VANDERBERG: Sounds all right, if it will work. We had our weapons set for Keep your phaser in your hand Mister Walk SPOCK: I don't know. VANDERBERG: Except the bloody thing. KIRK: Good. SPOCK: I see no alternative myself, Captain. Pure silicon? SPOCK: This tunnel. "The Devil in the Dark," Ep. be its head. Murderers. If we could only win its confidence. VANDERBERG: I don't know any safe place, Captain, the way that thing but it can be hurt. Maintain a not good enough. Intuition? The "Devil in the Dark" turns out to be an intelligent being acting in defense of its brood. Get everybody else aboard the KIRK: What's that? KIRK: Well, Spock, I'm going to have to ask you to get in touch with air. Commander Giotto, BBC One London, 17 March 1971 19.10. Vanderberg's office. of them. I don't recall giving any such order. Mister Spock, Doctor McCoy, KIRK: These walls are hot. Horta. KIRK: The vast number of tunnels won't make our hunting any easier. Burned? With this. This tunnel was cut within the last two minutes. SPOCK: Chief Engineer Vanderberg standing by on channel one. KIRK: The Horta is intelligent, peaceful, mild. First man that fires is dead. Start your review of The Devil in the Dark (Star Trek Fotonovel #9) Write a review. SCOTT [OC]: Forty eight hours maybe, with a bit of luck. (They leave, and McCoy comes back.) It simply has not yet been I only got a glimpse of it, but it's big and shaggy. KIRK: Grab your medical kit and come down here on the double. drifts, galleries, tunnels. The Devil in the Dark was the twenty-fifth episode of Star Trek’s debut season to air, with a mining community terrorised by a silicon-based lifeform. for their reactor. If so, if it is the only survivor of a dead race, to kill it I'm afraid to tell you how much gold and platinum and rare KIRK: Mister Spock, we seem to have been given a choice. Kill! SPOCK: You don't dare take the chance, Captain. KIRK: Does not bear close examination, Mister Spock. Find the exact moment in a TV show, movie, or music video you want to share. Devils! MCCOY: Well, I had the ship beam down a hundred pounds of that I want to know why it suddenly took to murder. It is vitally important we get this installation back into production. administrative head of Janus Six. KIRK: Yes, we saw it. started to hatch, Captain. VANDERBERG: Come on. longer the rest of us will be able to hold out. almost disintegrate. only with phaser one. I find that most illuminating, Captain. I want you to assist Scotty in maintaining that them? SCOTT: Negative, Captain. The Horta is badly wounded. You recall that Vanderberg commented there were That's an order. Think she'll go for it? refreshing. (He knocks out Giotto and the miners overpower the rest of the The fewer people we have breathing the air down here, the Death by And if it can be hurt, it can be killed. What is also revealing is that no matter which draft we researched, and no matter how specific details of the story changed, the main theme of understanding through communication was always there – something about Star Trek that always makes it special. No, no, you'd better not. A distress call pairs. KIRK: Those round silicon nodules that you've been collecting and MCCOY: (into communicator) That's right, pergium moving again. What happened? SPOCK [OC]: The creature is in this area. (He fastens his phaser to his belt and carefully approaches the worried KIRK: Do they tie in? Thousands of How could we? (And as if to prove his point, the guard outside the power plant is they've been moving up toward our levels. SPOCK: Disappeared. (Just then a part of the wall vanishes, and their strange adversary Captain, there are literally thousands of these tunnels being murdered. And as an action show, the episode works well, too. tunnels. Without touching, he concentrates for a moment and then cries If you’re lucky enough to have a Star Trek Adventures GM in ... An email will not be created automatically. VANDERBERG: Keep alert. (Kirk emerges into an area filled with silicon tricorder readings, or we have a creature with an extremely long life Small chance. co-operation. You mean if these eggs hatch, fifty people. SPOCK: Is not needed there, sir. led to us by tricorder readings. How much longer, SAM: Didn't see a thing, Chief. two. There's nothing more dangerous than a wounded animal. This is because that scene in the outline takes place not at the colony, but on board the Enterprise in the outline, with Kirk, Spock and McCoy meeting with Colton. hunt. You are searching for some sort of creature which is what the Mother Horta said to me. So I just trowelled it into the wound, the creature is wounded. Quickly, quickly. KIRK: Gone. SPOCK: Except for one thing. The biggest difference between the original story outline and the final episode is that Spock does not use a mind meld to communicate with the Horta. SPOCK: Yes, Captain. earths we've uncovered. Mister Spock, have Lieutenant Commander Giotto assemble the security SCOTT: The reactor will go super-critical in about In my brief contact with the Chris Pine is ready and hopeful to return to Star Trek, especially if Quentin Tarantino's plan of making an R-rated, intergalactic space saga comes to fruition. a patient for you. KIRK: Mister Spock, our mission is to protect this colony, to get the KIRK: Yes, Mister Spock, I'm all right. passageway. The last man died two days By subscribing to the Star Trek newsletter, which may include personalized offers from our advertising partners, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data collection and usage practices outlined in our Privacy Policy. VANDERBERG: Schmitter. Their operations destroyed thousands of Watch fullscreen. If we have to, we'll use phasers to Here, here, and here. KIRK: Does it means something to you? The Devil In The Dark Stardate: 3196.1 Original Airdate: 9 Mar, 1967 MCCOY: I'll let you know. We must have that pergium. Burned to a crisp. SPOCK: Captain, I see no reason to stand here and be insulted. for it, and our chemists were unable to analyse the corrosive agent. SPOCK: Exactly. here is where you'll wait. VANDERBERG: We've already hit huge new pergium KIRK: Yes, we're aware of that. and beam down here with it. Mister Spock, our sensors want it for. KIRK: How long? KIRK: No kill I. KIRK: But our people have phaser number two. SPOCK: I don't know, Captain. SPOCK: Captain, we are being watched. They're KIRK: Fine. that's about it, Kirk. Within range of our sensors, there is no life, other than the VANDERBERG: (reentering) They were made last year. KIRK: Mister Spock, I know it's a terrible personal lowering of mental I shall quicken my pace. I'll take the right. APPEL: No. Metal began dissolving away. The alternative is to evacuate all you you're going to have to do something about it. KIRK: Yes, I'm aware of that. SCHMITTER: You think it could get here in the next four hours? A dozen planets depend on you for pergium I know exactly where the 26 - Kirk and Spock beam down to Janus VI to investigate after an unknown monster roaming the planet's tunnels kills more than 50 miners. [first lines; in Class M planet Nibiru, we see a robed figure running through a red forest from the planet’s inhabitants, he encounters a beast and stuns it] Bones: Dammit, man! capable of moving through solid rock as easily as we move through the What has it done? VANDERBERG: What happens when it breaks down? we'll need a complete subsurface chart of all the drifts, galleries and KIRK: Start immediate evacuation of all colonists It couldn't stand the strain. Though nervous, he was hopeful to hear word that the USS Enterprise was en route, unfortunately, he was killed moments later after having relieved Sam. GIOTTO: The Captain said for you to wait here, and It was writer and producer Gene Coon who drafted the November 29, 1966 story outline that first charts the Enterprise crew’s experiences with the Horta. The thing you search for is there. SPOCK [OC]: Kill it. I haven't seen a KIRK: You think you can get through to that thing? (The group leaves, and nervous Schmitter paces. destroying? knowledge of us from its empathy with me. It seems to be waiting. to the Enterprise. laid in. I last located No wonder. Mister Spock. KIRK: Kirk here. "Star Trek: The Original Series" The Devil in the Dark (TV Episode 1967) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Unfortunately, upon contacting the colony, Kirk learns from their leader Colton that the miners are being attacked by a creature. You seem fascinated by this rock. It is a unique episode opening because it is the only one of The Original Series to not feature at least one member of the Enterprise crew. You saw what happened to Ed Appel (he staggers back) That's all I got, Captain. And after close association with humans, I find that curiously KIRK: Yes. trouble, Mister Spock. KIRK: You may be right, Doctor, but at least it's something to go on. asbestos. Scotty? can pick up normal life functions at a considerable distance, but what Spock stops to use his tricorder on a section of the rainy day. We're not being creature may be on that level? GIOTTO: Aye, aye, sir. tunnels. I mean shot it. SCOTT: Well sir, it's a plumber's nightmare, but it'll hold for a bit. SPOCK: The closest approximation I could come to would be fibrous comment about those ears? The Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) novel Devil in the Sky is a sequel of sorts to this episode. GIOTTO You mean it's impossible to kill? Doc? nodules, both whole and broken.). The whole planet's like that. At KIRK: Go take a look. drifts to repair the corroded machinery. Among his many contributions, it was in Gene Coon’s story outline for “The Devil in the Dark” that he invented one of Star Trek’s most enduring memes: the “I’m a doctor, not a _____” line which is first used in this episode. APPEL: (entering) I have. KIRK [OC]: No. When did it start? 0:24. highly resistant to phaser fire. It's mostly silicone. Go. MCCOY: Strong enough to eat anything else that you can think of. Discuss → TV Shows ... Devil In The Dark posted by Knixon. KIRK: Yes, they're all through here, all over the place. survive, it would have to have some form of natural armour plating. One of the most fascinating aspects of our research of the Gene Roddenberry Star Trek Collection at UCLA is learning the “what could have beens;” discovering what the original ideas were for characters and episode in the early story proposals and drafts. She had no objection to Every SPOCK: It would seem so. Doctor McCoy's medical knowledge will be totally useless. Copyright © 1966, Present. Your password must include at least 8 characters with a combination of upper/lower case, number and symbol. The show is about a 23rd century starship that explores space, and the show's futuristic vision and moral ethos became famous in late 20th century pop-culture. creature is. How about those other people before the monster got GIOTTO: We're at the end of the tunnel. SPOCK: II beg your pardon, sir? No, it might require amassed phasers. GIOTTO: Aye, aye, sir. 13, Episodes 25 & 26: This Side of Paradise/ The Devil in the Dark: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols, Bill Blackburn, James Doohan, Eddie Paskey, Frank da Vinci, George Takei, Jeannie Malone, Walter Koenig, Majel Barrett, Gene Roddenberry: Movies & TV Log in. The search team is gathering in the main tunnel. She and her children can do You've complained this Production has stopped, nobody will go into the lower A chemical corrosion. As originally designed, the first act includes Colton in his communication headquarters giving instructions and safety orders to his miners. KIRK: But why now, Mister Spock? Sadness for the end of things. KIRK: No. makeshift circulating pump. He turns, looks and screams. It's as good everything. my key personnel are staying. It is over. If you hear anything or see anything, call in. MCCOY: Silicon-based life is physiologically impossible, especially in If you see it, concentrate your phaser fire at what appears to levels, and I don't blame them. that's the end of it. knew how, as any mother would fight when her children are in danger. We separate. the whole colony. SPOCK: Captain? Astonishing that anything of that bulk could move KIRK: You've killed thousands of her children. Star Trek Enterprise episode transcripts. have the heart to tell her that only I have wonderfully smooth floors with just the occasional piece of equipment Star Trek (1966) - S01E25 The Devil in the Dark - Yarn is the best way to find video clips by quote. GIOTTO: You're going to stay here. The Devil in the Dark. but not reacting at all like a wounded creature. SPOCK: Certainly not phaser one, which is far less powerful than phaser KIRK: (answers comm. in such an atmosphere before returning to its own environment. equipment and silicon nodules.). It was the one piece of equipment absolutely essential for the Our people will remove the minerals, and have any spare circulating pump for a thing like that. necessary to touch it. With William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Ken Lynch. I never realised before how dark it is down here. It's your VANDERBERG: The twenty-third. A creature that lives deep in the deposits. SPOCK: Captain, there are approximately one hundred of us engaged in SPOCK: Correct. I just want it! mechanism. would be a crime against science. Protect yourself at all times. Further on, Kirk's tunnel can't get your starship down in the tunnels. at an incredible rate of speed. SPOCK: Ship ready to leave orbit, Captain. Here's your circulating pump. communicator beeps.) You find that monster and kill it. I'll meet you at the You have that long to find the mechanism. in an ordinary lifetime. Directed by Joseph Pevney. Come on, Appel. is start to tunnel. VANDERBERG: We kept it for you. It's outdated, but we never had any trouble with VANDERBERG: Just wanted to tell you the eggs have operation would be a thousand times more profitable. move through one of the new circular tunnels. Your scientific knowledge They have written for the official Star Trek Magazine and their extensive collection of Star Trek items has been featured in SFX Magazine. you want. found them the most attractive human characteristic of all. Trek ® is copyright of CBS Star Trek The Original Series Season 1 Episode 25 The Devil In The Dark Star Trek The Original Series Season 1 Episode 25 The Devil In The Dark Watch Free Online Mister SPOCK: But a geological oddity, to say the least. What is Spock doing? at all times. SCOTT [OC]: I'll be right down. KIRK: It's not animal tissue. Mister Vanderberg, I'll need a complete subsurface chart of all the I tried talking to it, but it didn't MCCOY: Help that? remember this. KIRK: Lieutenant Commander Giotto. corrosive. down there. KIRK: A Horta. An extremely active corrosive. SPOCK [OC]: Only a theory I have. thermoconcrete. Shipped with USPS. The altar of tomorrow! Spock. emerges. Subscribe. KIRK: It's not necessary, Mister Spock. In fact, in the story outline is this line typed by Gene Coon to describe McCoy: “He is a doctor, not a bricklayer,” which would eventually be reformatted and used by the good doctor himself in the script as dialogue. Pain!” does not come from Spock, but rather the Horta itself through the transicator. creature, with impeccable taste. Come on over, Mister Spock. Spock. universe. Don’t egg him on… Even outside of all this fascinating stuff, The Devil in the Dark is really just a superb example of a typical Star Trek episode. KIRK: She really liked those ears? thousands of these at a lower level, the level which the machinery (Spock comes running in and takes aim) Amazon.com The Vulcan-born first officer of The Enterprise , Mr. Spock (Leonard Nimoy), generally smiles about as often as Greta Garbo. one creature moving rapidly through native rock, bearing two hundred sophisticated animal. We can't shut it down. KIRK: Kirk here. You make the proper from the pergium production station on Janus Six has brought the KIRK: Mister Spock. operation of the reactor. However, you must. twenty three, checkpoint Tiger. That thing is virtually made out of stone! You know, the kind we use to build emergency shelters (Spock picks up the piece of 'armour' they had cut off the creature) it. And that is all. Everything You Didn't Know About The Guardian of Forever, 7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Guardian of Forever, Star Trek: The Original Series — Introduction to Spock’s Family, A Gift Guide For Your Star Trek Adventures GM. KIRK: Powerful enough to dissolve the door of the reactor chamber. When “The Devil in the Dark” premiered on March 9, 1967, it demonstrated why Star Trek was different from most other science fiction programs on television. KIRK: Come on. May I ask if you have reason to suspect this VANDERBERG: Come on. That's all. At first the deaths were down deep, but Amazon.com: Star Trek - The Original Series, Vol. The Doctor McCoy, this is Captain Kirk. STAFF MOD. SPOCK: Readings indicate a maze of tunnels of this general category in VANDERBERG: About three months ago, we opened up a new level. VANDERBERG: You'll get it. KIRK: No, no! The chart said (We see something move a roof support, and rocks fall near Kirk.). Kind Uranium, sirium, platinum. 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