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Star Trek The Original Series Rewatch: "The Tholian Web" - KRAD's Inaccurate Guide to Life
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Star Trek The Original Series Rewatch: "The Tholian Web"
Kirk may be lost forever, and the Enterprise is trapped in the world's most leisurely deathtrap. The TOS Rewatch is caught in "The Tholian Web."

An excerpt:
In fact, by the low standards of the third season, it’s quite good. Parts of it are superb. The eerie atmosphere of the Defiant in the first act is very effective. Watching as crewmember after crewmember succumbs is likewise, with the added bonus of Chekov—someone we actually know and care about—being our first victim. (Plus there’s no better screamer this side of Fay Wray than Walter Koenig.) It’s nice to see Uhura in her quarters off duty, it’s nice to see an actual acknowledgment of other crewmembers (even if it is only long enough for them to go batshit or to be extras in the service), and it’s nice to see Kirk delivering one last bitch-slap to his best friends to stop being morons from beyond the not-really-his-grave.

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