Near the Romulan/Federation neutral zone, a long-lost philanthropist, Carter
Winston, is discovered on board a damaged one-man vessel. But, Winston is actually a
shape-shifting Vendorian, who, takes the Captain's form and
orders Sulu to steer the Enterprise into the Neutral Zone, where Romulan
warbirds lie in ambush!
This episode features one of Trek's most exotic alien lifeforms,
voiced by Ted Knight, of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" fame.
Lt. M'Ress, relief communications officer, made her first appearance in this episode.