This Side of Paradise
Series: 'The Original Series'
Episode Title: 'This Side of Paradise'
Episode Number: 126
Synopsis: "Humans are kept safe on a planet bombarded with deadly radiation by a spore which has the side effect of making people blissfully content. Spock is reunited with an old friend who uses the spores to make him fall in love with her, but when Kirk realizes that the price for paradise is an end to exploration, he determines to recover his crew from the spores."
Original Airdate: March 02, 1967
Story By: Nathan Butler, D.C. Fontana
Teleplay By: D.C. Fontana
Directed By: Ralph Serensky
- Jill Ireland as Leila
- Frank Overton as Elias Sandoval
- Grant Woods as Lt. Commander Kelowitz
- Michael Barrier as Lieutenant DeSalle
- Dick Scotter as Painter
- Meade Martin as Crewman
- Jamahl Epsicokhan - Star Trek: Hypertext - 2.5/4
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