May we together become greater than the sum It [being a Vulcan] means to adopt a philosophy, a way of life which is logical and The Talosians continue to show Pike a spacewreck survivor from the SS Columbia named Vina, in various guises, to induce Pike to breed, but he is only interested in learning from her the parameters of the illusions and of his imprisonment. There's another way to survive. When they arrive they find Captain Christopher Pike , who is severely crippled by radiation burns, confined to a moving chair and his ability to communicate limited to the answers "yes" and "no." Spock then activates an intercom and tells Hansen the ship's computers will handle the helm, and forbids Hansen from discussing the orders with ship or starbase personnel. -- Kirk, "The Gamesters of Triskelion", stardate 3259.2 Later, the viewscreen shuts off. -- Kirk, "Spectre of the Gun", stardate 4385.3 Without freedom of choice there is no creativity. Men don't talk peace unless they're ready to back it up with war. You say you are lying. But an idea can't be seen or felt. THE MENAGERIE. McCoy grudgingly returns to the ship. Spock then offers to release control of the ship if, after watching the complete transmission, the court still wishes to turn back. to kill today! -- Kirk, "The Menagerie", stardate 3012.4 -- Surak of Vulcan, "The Savage Curtain", stardate 5906.4 Kirk asks Pike if he wishes to accept the Talosians' offer. There's nothing sadder. -- Surak of Vulcan, "The Savage Curtain", stardate 5906.4 Enterprise and her crew are diverted by a signal from the former captain of the U.S.S. but, I'll bet you credits to Navy Beans we can put a dent in it. "Guilty. Four thousand throats may be cut in one night by a running man. important that gain might be. ... but you cannot, for you lie. ", "Mr. Spock, even if regulations are explicit, you could have come to me and explained." Kirk and Mendez beam aboard, and Hansen transfers command of the Enterprise to Kirk and explains the situation. They'll burn ya! CBS Entertainment | This site and its contents ® & © 2020 CBS Studios Inc. © 2020 CBS Television Distribution and CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved. When they arrive they find Captain Christopher Pike, who is severely crippled by radiation burns, confined to a moving chair and his ability to communicate limited to the answers "yes" and "no.". I am pleased to see that we have differences. Spock kidnaps the crippled Capt. Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page. Spock is facing a court martial aboard the USS Enterprise on multiple charges: Mutiny; kidnapping his former commanding officer, Fleet Captain Christopher Pike, mutilated by a recent space disaster and unable to speak; and locking the Enterprise on course for the planet Talos IV, for which the penalty is death. The Talosians are telepathic beings, able to dig deep into the memories to find whatever illusion will be most effective. but I neither enjoy the idea of command nor am I frightened of it. Spock asks Pike if they are witnessing the actual events of thirteen years previous.