Roger Carmel Redeems STAR TREK: “Mudd’s Women”

Television Series: Star Trek
Episode #4: “Mudd’s Women”
USA Airdate: October 13, 1966 (#6)
Written By: Stephen Kandel (Teleplay) and Gene Roddenberry (Story)
Music Composed By: Fred Steiner
Directed By: Harvey Hart
Running Time: 50 Minutes


Maggie Thrett is Ruth and DeForest Kelley is Doctor Leonard McCoy in STAR TREK: "Mudd's Women" (Desilu, 1966)

Maggie Thrett is Ruth and DeForest Kelley is Doctor Leonard McCoy in STAR TREK: “Mudd’s Women” (Desilu, 1966)

Rapid Reviewpoints

Story: 4 (out of 10)
Performances: 7
Visual Style: 5
Music: 9
Overall: 6
Verdict: Worth Watching
Comments: Roger Carmel’s over-the-top performance as the thief, swindler, con man, liar, and rogue known as Harry Mudd is a redeeming value in a story that often falls flat.


Best Quote

“The fact that my internal arrangement differs from yours, Doctor, pleases me no end.” –Mr. Spock

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