Star Trek

Season 1 Episode 24

This Side of Paradise

Aired Unknown Mar 02, 1967 on NBC



  • Notes

    • Jerry Sohl's original script was called "The Way of the Spores" and the central character and love interest for Leila was to be Sulu rather than Spock. The spores, which were to be hidden in a cave, would be agents of intelligence, and would give the recipient telepathic powers. D.C. Fontana rewrote the script to change the love interest to Spock, place the spores throughout the planet's vegetation, and cause the recipient to experience heightened blissful emotions. This then allowed the non-emotional Spock to express full emotion and experience love.