Charlie X

Friday January 17 |

by Daniel Libby ( @DanielRLibby )

Star Trek: The Original Series
Title: Charlie X
Season: 1
Episode: 2

In episode 2 of the first season of the original Star Trek series, the crew is introduced to an unexpected passenger, teenager Charlie Evans, a lone-survivor of a crash en-route to a remote space colony. Charlie bares a noticeable resemblance to young King Joffrey on Game of Thrones and it’s revealed they share a similar selfish temper. Captain Kirk and his officers grow suspicious when disturbing things begin happening on the ship. Their suspicions lead to the new remarkable passenger.

king joffrey vs  charlie x
King Joffrey vs Charlie X. I wonder who would win?

Although the greatest scene in the episode might be Uhura doing an erotic musical duet with Mr. Spock playing a Vulcan harp in Recreation Room 6, a memorable quote could be later, when Kirk gives Charlie some advice about spanking:

“There are things you can do with a lady, Charlie, that ah. There’s no right way to hit a woman. I mean man-to-man is one thing, but ah, man-and-woman it’s um, well, it’s ah, not a thing. Do you understand?”
Cpt. Kirk to Charlie X

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