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"*Is There in Truth No Beauty?*"
/Star Trek: The Original Series/ episode
Spock and Dr Jones.jpg
The ambassador escorted by Spock and Dr Jones
Episode no. Season 3
Episode 5
Directed by Ralph Senensky
Written by Jean Lisette Aroeste
Featured music George Duning
Cinematography by Jerry Finnerman
Production code 062
Original air date October 18, 1968 (1968-10-18)
Guest actors
· Diana Muldaur - Dr. Miranda Jones
· David Frankham - Larry Marvick

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List of /Star Trek: The Original Series/ episodes

"*Is There in Truth No Beauty?*" is a third season episode of the original
science fiction television series /Star Trek/, first broadcast October 18,
1968. It is episode #60, production #62, written by Jean Lisette Aroeste,
and directed by Ralph Senensky.

The title of the episode is taken from the poem /Jordan/ by George Herbert:

Who sayes that fictions onely and false hair

Become a verse? Is there in truth no beauty?

Is all good structure in a winding stair?

May no lines passe, except they do their dutie

Not to a true, but painted chair?"

In this episode, the /Enterprise/ travels with an alien ambassador whose
appearance induces madness.


· 1 Plot
· 2 40th Anniversary remastering
· 3 Notes
· 4 External links


On stardate 5630.7, the Federation starship USS /Enterprise/ picks up a
Medusan ambassador named


is there in truth no beauty

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