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Old January 3 2013, 09:48 PM   #8
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Re: Little Girls or Dagger of the Mind -- which do you like better

WaLGMO? was the first episode I ever saw. Unfortunately, I came into it around halfway, and the fake cave set gave me a bad impression, among other things. I liked Ted Cassidy's work in it though.

For DotM, it's performances. One highlight for me is Kirk's breakdown in the chair at the act break. The first on-screen mind meld is mesmerizing, including its mandatory acknowledgment to standards & practices that Spock was not performing hypnosis. Nimoy and Woodward worked the scene wonderfully, a vivid contrast to VanGelder's earlier insanity. And James Gregory was deliciously evil.
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