Kirk, and for that matter the Star Trek TOS episode, is saved by Nona, portrayed by Nancy Kovack.
See, I told you everyone in "space" was beautiful.
I bought the whole TOS series on DVD. Although (continual) re-runs were on TV when I was a kid, there are many episodes I've never seen, including this one.
Watching them all gives me a better feeling of the creation process, and the social commentary.
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