Series: Star Trek: The Original Series
Season 2, Episode 21
Original Air Date: February 16, 1968
"Patterns of Force" was banned on German television for nearly 30 years due to the imagery and the expressed claim that the Nazis were the most efficient government ever devised. That was actually a commonly held historical view in 1960s USA. That assertion has since been debunked in academic circles, citing the large, incompetent, ill-defined bureaucracies that governed the regime.
Television guest appearances kept him busy through the '50s and '60s. His most prominent big screen role was as the defense attorney in 1949's Intruder in the Dust. That performance earned him a Golden Globe nomination.
Brian died of heart disease and cancer in 1993. He'd been married to Lorna Gray, his second wife, since 1949.