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Star Trek The Original Series Rewatch: "And the Children Shall Lead" - KRAD's Inaccurate Guide to Life
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Star Trek The Original Series Rewatch: "And the Children Shall Lead"
Hail hail fire and snow, glowy green fat guy come to me! The TOS Rewatch does "And the Children Shall Lead."

An excerpt:
But overall, it’s a disaster, taking all the worst elements from “Charlie X” and “Miri” without any of the good bits. The pacing could generously be described as “languid,” made worse by the characters just standing around while the ship goes to pieces around them. The fist-pumping gesture that is (over)used by the kids to signify their taking control loses visual effectiveness after about the third time. Kirk and Spock overcome the mental control basically by the power of being in the opening credits while the rest of the crew get to be manipulated with great ease and no ability to fight back. The two security guards who are beamed into space are disregarded instantly, and the ones they were being sent to replace are probably still screaming into their communicators on Triacus wondering what the hell happened to their ride. And as an actor, Melvin Belli makes a great attorney.

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