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I, Mudd

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Title ----------------------------------------------- I, Mudd
Writer --------------------------------- Stephen Kandel
Director ---------------------------------- Marc Daniels
Original Air Date ---------------- November 3, 1967
Order of Filming ------------------------------------ 41st
Order of Broadcasting ---------------------------- 37th
Filmed -------------------------------- Mid August 1967


Captain James T. Kirk ------------ William Shatner
Lieutenant Cmdr. Spock ---------- Leonard Nimoy
Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy ---- DeForest Kelley
Lt. Cmdr. Montomery Scott ------- James Doohan
Lieutenant Sulu ----------------------- George Takei
Lieutenant Uhura ------------------ Nichelle Nichols
Ensign Pavel Chekov --------------- Walter Koenig


Harry Mudd ------------------------ Roger C. Carmel
Stella Mudd --------------------------------- Kay Elliott
Norman ---------------------------------- Richard Tatro
Alice Series ----------------- Rhae & Alyce Andrece
Herman Series ---------------- Tom & Ted Legarde
Barbara Series --- Maureen & Colleen Thornton
Maisie Series -------------- Tamara & Starr Wilson
Lt. Rowe -------------------------------- Mike Howden
Ensign Jordan ---------------------- Michael Zaslow
Richard Tatro's Stunt Double #1 --- Loren Janes
Richard Tatro's Stunt Double #2 - Vince Deadrick
Engineer Stunt Double #1 --------------- Bob Bass
Engineer Stunt Double #2 ------------ Bob Orrison


Norman, an android pretending to be a member of the U.S.S. Enterprise crew, takes control of the starship and her crew, taking them to an unnamed planet where Kirk discovers an old nemesis ... Harry Mudd.
Fleeing from his most recent criminal exploit, Harry crash-landed on the planet, which is inhabited by androids designed by a long-extinct race. At first their desire to fulfill his every need seemed like paradise, but Harry soon realized that precluded him ever leaving the planet. So, sending Norman to capture the U.S.S. Enterprise, Mudd hoped to trade the starship's crew for his own freedom.

The androids, however, want to use the U.S.S. Enterprise as a vehicle to populate the universe, serving mankind and protecting them from themselves. Unwilling to spend their lives on the strange planet, waited on by machines, Kirk and company set about finding a way out. It is not without temptation, however.

Spock is shown what is supposedly the control center for all the androids ... a veritable electronics dream come true. McCoy is given an extensive lab, set up to do all the research he's ever wanted to do, while Scotty is shown the technical machine shop of his dreams. The androids offer Uhura eternal youth and beauty while Chekov contemplates a planet filled with beautiful young women.

In the end, however, the crew bands together in an attempt to thoroughly confuse and, ultimately, short-circuit them. Through a series of illogical and very funny antics, the U.S.S. Enterprise crew and Mudd cause Norman, the central control for all the androids, to have an electronic "nervous breakdown."

Instead of granting Harry Mudd his freedom, Kirk leaves him on the planet with the remaining androids ... including many fashioned in the image of his shrewish wife, Stella, until he mends his ways.


Click the name of the WAVs to listen

Total WAVs: 45

(1) Wrong ------------------- 23.6 KB
Dr. McCoy - Mr. Spock

Spock thinks McCoy is referring to him but
he's really talking about Norman.

(2) Report ------------------- 9.71 KB
Captain Kirk - Lt. Uhura

(3) Mister ------------------- 4.89 KB
Captain Kirk

(4) Control ------------------ 38.1 KB

(5) Harm -------------------- 13.5 KB

(6) Respond ----------------- 9.71 KB

(7) Invitation ---------------- 26.2 KB
Norman - Captain Kirk

(8) Mudd -------------------- 22.4 KB
Harry Mudd - Captain Kirk

Interesting piece of trivia:
Harry Mudd is the only guest character
to appear in more than one episode.

(9) Unauthorized ------------- 12.7 KB
Harry Mudd

(10) Swindler ---------------- 41.2 KB
Mr. Chekov - Captain Kirk - Harry Mudd

A very good description of Harry Mudd!
Someone should write the story of how
Harry escaped from jail.

(11) Listening ---------------- 13.2 KB
Captain Kirk - Harry Mudd

(12) Knowledge -------------- 6.66 KB
Harry Mudd

(13) Death ------------------ 77.0 KB
Harry Mudd - Mr. Spock - Captain Kirk

(14) Motive ------------------ 26.7 KB
Mr. Spock - Harry Mudd

(15) Paradise ---------------- 42.9 KB
Harry Mudd - Mr. Spock - Captain Kirk

(16) Telling ------------------ 27.9 KB
Harry Mudd - Captain Kirk

(17) Stella ------------------- 58.2 KB
Harry Mudd

With a wife like that, who could blame him!!

(18) Lazy -------------------- 54.9 KB
Harry Mudd - Stella Mudd

(19) Programmed ------------- 8.19 KB

(20) Leave ------------------ 22.4 KB
Captain Kirk - Alices

They used sets of twins for the androids to
avoid any split screen shots.

(21) Trouble ----------------- 27.2 KB
Mr. Chekov - Captain Kirk - Dr. McCoy - Mr. Spock

(22) Understandable --------- 16.8 KB
Norman - Mr. Spock

(23) Bogus Frat -------------- 15.8 KB
Harry Mudd - Scotty

I wonder if I spelled "Bogus Frat" correctly....

(24) Everything -------------- 18.0 KB
Captain Kirk

(25) Females ---------------- 73.9 KB
Mr. Chekov - Alices

I think Chekov has found paradise!!

(26) Immortality ------------- 17.5 KB
Scotty - Lt. Uhura

(27) Require ----------------- 22.6 KB
Alice - Captain Kirk

(28) Love -------------------- 21.1 KB
Alice - Captain Kirk

(29) Cybernetic -------------- 29.0 KB
Mr. Spock - Dr. McCoy

(30) Smart ------------------ 24.1 KB
Harry Mudd

(31) Plether ----------------- 38.1 KB
Mr. Spock

(32) Dance ------------------ 14.5 KB
Harry Mudd

(33) Fake -------------------- 41.2 KB
Harry Mudd - Mr. Spock

Poor Spock, he just doesn't get it!!

(34) Computations ----------- 19.3 KB
Mr. Spock

Spock is pretty good at double-talk!

(35) Hate -------------------- 37.3 KB
Mr. Spock - Alice 210

(36) Liberty ------------------ 40.4 KB
Harry Mudd

Nice speech Harry.

(37) Happy ------------------ 44.7 KB
Dr. McCoy - Scotty

(38) Smell ------------------- 21.6 KB
Mr. Spock

(39) Green ------------------- 10.7 KB
Mr. Spock

Spock talking about green ears.

(40) Goodbye ---------------- 60.7 KB

Gotta love those whistling phasers!!

(41) Dead ------------------- 16.0 KB
Captain Kirk

(42) Enterprise --------------- 35.6 KB
Captain Kirk

(43) Lie --------------------- 87.9 KB
Captain Kirk - Harry Mudd - Norman

Revenge is sweet!

(44) Fight ------------------- 84.8 KB
Dr. McCoy - Mr. Spock

McCoy makes a good point, but Spock
makes a better one!

(45) Exploit ------------------ 52.6 KB
Captain Kirk - Harry Mudd - Stella Mudd

Poor Harry!!  Imagine being hounded
by 500 Stellas!

It's too bad this was the last time we saw Harry Mudd.
He was a great nemesis for Kirk.


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