The space vessel Antares rescues Charles Evans from the forbidding surface of the planet Thasus, and then hurriedly hands him off to the Enterprise. Soon, mysterious happenings dog the boy, who cannot seem to learn certain vital lessons of adulthood. Finally the humiliated teen reveals prodigious psionic powers that could even threaten the survival of the Federation. Who is Charlie, really, and where did he get these abilities?
Did You Know?
First script for the series by D.C. Fontana
would go on to become the story editor for the series. See more
McCoy refers to Spock as "Doctor Spock" (not Mister). Correction - McCoy says "Probes have been known to be wrong, (pause) Spock" - but Spock talks over him saying "Doctor, are you speaking scientifically...?" It's Spock who says "Doctor", not McCoy. See more
Captain James T. Kirk
Charlie, there are a million things in this universe you can have and there are a million things you can't have. It's no fun facing that but that's the way things are.
Special Enhanced version Digitally Remastered with new exterior shots and remade opening theme song. A highlight of the new special effects is the Antares, which was never seen in the original version. See more
Oh, On the Starship Enterprise
Performed by Nichelle Nichols See more