Series: Star Trek: The Original Series
Season 2, Episode 14
Original Air Date: December 22, 1967
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“Wolf in the Fold” is a classic murder mystery. Over the course of the story, three women turn up dead with Chief Engineer Scotty as the prime suspect. What’s more, Scotty can’t remember anything about what happened, despite most definitely being at the scene of the crime each time. Kirk and Bones suspect a recent concussion has compromised Scotty’s memory. It's one of those Trek episodes where I have to remind myself that just because I know Scotty's not guilty because he survives to be in future episodes, the characters in the story don't know that. An interesting note for the franchise going forward: for the first time, we are told that Starfleet members are subject to the laws of the planets they visit. No diplomatic immunity for our heroes, I guess.
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John Winston appeared on eleven episodes of Star Trek's original series as Lieutenant Kyle. Kyle usually works in the transporter room - as he does in this episode - but he takes a few turns on the bridge as helmsman, too. "Wolf in the Fold" was Winston's ninth appearance.
Winston was born October 24, 1933 in Leeds, England. Most of his work has been in television but there were films as well. He made a cameo in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan as the since promoted Commander Kyle.