The Conscience of the King
"The Conscience of the King" is an episode of the science fiction television series Star Trek. It is episode number 13, production number 13, and aired on December 8, 1966. It was written by Barry Trivers and directed by Gerd Oswald. The episode takes its title from the concluding lines of Act II of Hamlet: "The play's the thing/Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king." In this episode, Captain Kirk crosses paths with an actor suspected of having been a mass-murdering dictator many years before.
The Conscience of the King
"The Conscience of the King" is an episode of the science fiction television series Star Trek. It is episode number 13, production number 13, and aired on December 8, 1966. It was written by Barry Trivers and directed by Gerd Oswald. The episode takes its title from the concluding lines of Act II of Hamlet: "The play's the thing/Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king." In this episode, Captain Kirk crosses paths with an actor suspected of having been a mass-murdering dictator many years before.