The governor, Kodos, made a horrific decision to put half of the colony's population to death to save the lives of the other half. By … "And if some have to die anyway, better that it's quick, better that the ones who live have a predisposed advantage in their survivability." Yes, exactly, it made so much sense." After accidentally killing him and going mad, she was imprisoned. - Karidian's death, defending Kirk. With every drop of blood in his rotten veins. 5 stars - Star Trek: Insurrection (1998) delivers the message that it is not acceptable to relocate people from their native lands. 7. Kodos was the governor of Tarsus IV, where he executed 4,000 people, including members of Kirk’s family. Well. So Kodos daughter is to be forgiven after killing 7 people? Memory-wise, it's the alien-heavy stuff that tends to stick in the mind, like the Gorn and the Horta and the freaky midget Clint Howard thing. 18. 4 stars “We’re gonna be fine, Gracie.” ... Paramount Pictures Corp or the “Star Trek” franchise. Spock asked how Kirk knew there would be passengers. ... All three of CBS’s Star Trek seasons have been about preventing the death of all sentient life due to out-of-control technology. Kodos would pay from killing his child. I did not think Star Trek would unsettle me so often, but holy shit, y’all, Kodos and his daughter are both HORRIFYING and for entirely different reasons. Since then, he had taken on the identity of Anton Karidian and resolved to live out the rest of his years as a stage performer. Written by Barry Trivers and directed by Gerd Oswald, it first aired on December 8, 1966.. He does what he has to, it’s part of the job. In the same way, Kirk works to identify Kodos but places himself in the way of a trap set by Kodos’ daughter. Details (14) This week we'll be watching TOS Season 1 Episode 14: The Conscience of the King. ... Kodos' daughter. My Review A murder investigation is a delightfully original plot for Star Trek to tackle at this stage and the question of whether or not Karidian could actually be Kodos is intriguing and well plotted. She tried to eradicate anyone who might identify her father as Kodos the Executioner. I posted Part I back in September.. Kodos is the Star Trek universe's version of Thanos. Kodos stroked Penny's head, blood pouring from where his hand touched her. She was the sister of B'Etor and Duras. "Yes." When Riley is poisoned, the young man learns of Kirk's suspicions and goes to the theater on board the U.S.S. One of the best scenes in the episode – maybe in the entire original series – is Kirk’s confrontation with Kodos. Has daughter, Lenore, nineteen years old, KIRK: Stop. This is the long awaited Part II of my look back at highlights of the Season 1 of Star Trek the Original Series. When Kirk was a teenager, he lived on a colony on Tarsus IV, which had its food supply destroyed by exotic fungi. Star Trek… The Enterprise has been called off-course by Kirk's friend, Dr. Thomas Leighton, who claims to have discovered some type of artificial food source that could end famine. And if that means playing along with Kodos’ daughter. Enterprise to kill Kodos… Star Trek: The Original Series: Foul Deeds Will Rise by Greg Cox This novel is set between TFF and TUC, and offers a return of Lenore Karidian - who we know as Kodos' insane daughter who tried to exterminate all the survivors of the Tarsus massacre and ended up killing her own father back in The Conscience of the King. Looks like the innocent flower, But be the serpent under it. In contrast to Khan Noonien Singh (“Space Seed” and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan), Kodos comes across as a dictator with a conscience—likely a statement on how even the most vile, reprehensible of men can show love, kindness, and compassion toward others. Give comparative identification between actor Karidian and Governor Kodos. Beautiful and talented daughter of Anton Karidian. - Karidian's daughter revealing that she is the real murderer. The "homicidal fungi" Raffi mentioned is a deeper cut and it could be a reference to the Star Trek TOS episode "The Conscience of the King". Jim’s top priorities right now are to keep his daughter safe and his friends calm. When Riley is poisoned, the young man learns of Kirk's suspicions and goes to the theater on board the U.S.S. Kodos the Executioner is a one-shot villain in the Star Trek franchise, appearing in the Star Trek: The Original Series episode "The Conscience of the King". He was portrayed by the late Arnold Moss. Review Kirk deduces that a Shakespeare actor is really the mass murderer, Kodos the Execution, whom Kirk knew twenty years before. From its opening montage to its largely uninteresting characters to its storytelling, Enterprise was inarguably the weakest of the Star Trek series. Kodos sobbed, only once. This is the thread for Star_Trek's Star Trek Rewatch for November 6th 2020. Kodos twisted and fussed, pulling against the restraints as his head turned restlessly. Stardate: 2817.6 Captain's Log: The Enterprise is diverted to Planet Q by Dr. Thomas Leighton, who claims to have discovered a new synthetic food. Memory Alpha Link The episode can be viewed on Netflix and Hulu. start-trek-feat-uproxx. Eventually it was revealed that another survivor was Kodos himself, exposed shortly before his death at the hands of his own daughter in 2266. His real motive is to study Karidian and his daughter in an attempt to learn if he is, indeed, Kodos and responsible for Leighton's death. An early example of this genre of Star Trek is the episode the Conscience of the King.In the episode, Kirk is trying confirm that the actor Anton Karidian is the mass murdering Kodos the Executioner. First air: 8 December 1966. Paramount. COMPUTER: Director and star of travelling company of actors sponsored by galactic cultural exchange project, touring official installations last nine years. I suppose I am surprised by the framing of Star Trek thus far. Lursa, daughter of Ja'rod is a female Klingon from the House of Duras and a recurring antagonist in both Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space 9, and one of the secondary antagonists of Star Trek Generations . Between 1966, when the television show Star Trek premiered, and 2013, when the movie Star Trek Into Darkness hit the screens, Nimoy portrayed the franchise’s beloved first officer, Mr. Spock, in two TV series and eight films. “Was this part of your plan?” Gracies whispers, voice sharp in the quiet of the corridor. The episode takes its title from the concluding lines of Act II of Hamlet: "The play's the thing/Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king." Close. This is the best of the TNG movies, loaded with humor. I have some other questions. It also ran for fewer seasons than any Star Trek series since the original. Kodos obviously regretted that his daughter had turned into a monster, but other than that, he still seemed to think that killing four thousand of the "less important" people was the right move, and that he would have been a hero if the supply ships hadn't come early. All across the colony, the Tarsusians noticed the darkening of the night sky and the ominous crimson bleeding across the surface of their bright moon, the purple of their dark moon darkening to a deep pitch blue. Kirk was supposed to be 34/35 so how old when he was 'assigned' to Tarsus. ... Nine eyewitnesses had seen Kodos from the time of the massacres, and only Kirk and Riley are the only two who are still alive. Her limited walk-on scene was the last she had to film for Star Trek, before her return in Star Trek: The Motion Picture. His real motive is to study Karidian and his daughter in an attempt to learn if he is, indeed, Kodos and responsible for Leighton's death. Karidian’s daughter, Lenore, was born 19 years ago. What does Leighton's wife think about it? However, thanks to AWESOME-tober-fest, I couldn’t get this one posted until now.. To refresh everyone’s memory, after the awesome JJ Abrams reboot of Star Trek back in May, I wanted to watch the original TV show episodes again. STAR TREK: ENTERPRISE (2001-2005) took us back in time to the early days of Starfleet before the formation of the Federation. Perhaps 23rd century law requires actual eye witnesses that had met Kodos in person. Years later, aboard the Enterprise, Kirk met Kodos again; the governor was now posing as an actor named Anton Karidian (Arnold Moss) and his daughter Lenore (Barbara Anderson) systematically murdered everyone who could identify her father as Kodos. Kodos nodded at the guards and the bed disappearing, Jim once again dressed in his cloths. Kodos, known in infamy as Kodos the Executioner, was a supporting character in Star Trek. "The Conscience of the King" is the thirteenth episode of the first season of the American science fiction television series Star Trek. BUt Kodos was haunted by what he did and didn't want that stain to blemish his daughter. Doyou think its just up to Kirk to 'forgive' her. She was portrayed by the late Barbara March. 123. Enterprise to kill Kodos… Maravilla gasped in shock, rushing over to her daughter's side only to be pulled back as he lay the child on the ground, watching as she took her into her arms. Yes, I would like to receive updates, special offers and other information from Star Trek.com. - Star Trek: First Contact (1996) sees the Borg going back in time in an effort to prevent first contact between Earth and the Vulcans. Posted by 1 year ago. Appearing in the episode "The Conscience of the King", he was once the governor of a Human colony who had executed 4000 citizens in order to solve a famine crisis. "Yes! However, this turns out to be untrue: there is no food source. —Macbeth, Act I, Scene v One of the best parts about revisiting the original Trek, at least for me, is rediscovering the episodes that I'd forgotten. Lursa was the elder of the two Duras sisters. “The Conscience of the King” Written by Barry Trivers Directed by Gerd Oswald Season 1, Episode 12 Production episode 6149-13 Original air date: December 8, 1966 Stardate: 2817.6 Captai… Leonard Nimoy’s death in February brought to a close his unusual career continually playing a single role for half a century. Kodos’ sibling Kang is named for a Klingon who appears in a later episode of Star Trek, and they both hail from Rigel VII, which figured in “The Menagerie.” Eugene’s Rating: Warp 3 (on a scale of 1-6) This week, Star Trek celebrates the 50th anniversary of its first episode to broadcast, “The Man Trap,” which premiered on September 8, 1966. 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