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 CAPTAIN CHRISTOPHER

PLAYED BY: Roger Perry
SPECIES:
Human Male

In 1969, the USS Enterprise NCC-1701 arrived in low Earth orbit from the year 2267, through an accidental time warp. Captain Christopher was scrambled in his F-104 Starfighter to intercept the Enterprise, which the Air Force had detected as a UFO. Detecting the approach of Christopher's jet, and fearing the use of nuclear warheads against them, Captain Kirk ordered the jet held in a tractor beam. The jet, however, was too fragile to withstand the force of the tractor beam, and began to break apart, forcing Kirk to order Christopher beamed aboard.

Christopher's arrival aboard the Enterprise presented the crew with an interesting problem: Christopher could not be returned to Earth, as his newly-acquired knowledge of the future might lead him to inadvertantly alter history. With no choice, Kirk informed Christopher that they could not return him, although Christopher refused to accept this. Christopher tried to escape, pointing a phaser at transporter chief Kyle, demanding to be beamed to the surface, but Kirk arrived in time and knocked him out.

While Christopher was recuperating in the sickbay, Spork informed Kirk and Christopher that he had uncovered historical evidence that indicated Christopher must be returned to Earth; that although Christopher himself had made no relevant contribution to history, his future son, Shaun Geoffrey Christopher, would lead the first Earth-Saturn probe in the early 21st century, and that without Christopher on Earth to father this son, the mission would never take place.

Later, Kirk and Lieutenant Sulu beamed down to the Air Force base to covertly retrieve evidence of the Enterprise's presence in 1969, but Kirk was captured in the process. Christopher offered to help Spock retrieve Kirk, but only on the condition that Christopher be allowed to accompany the rescue party. Spock agreed, and the rescue of Kirk was successful, but during their time on the base Christopher stole a firearm, with the intention of staying and reporting what he knew. Before Christopher was able to do so, however, Spock incapacitated him with a Vulcan nerve pinch.

Spock and Chief Engineer Montgomery Scott devised a plan to return Christopher without any damage to the timeline: they would recreate the time warp via a slingshot effect around the Sun, returning them to their own time. Since, as they gathered speed approaching the Sun, they would initially travel back in time, they would simply return Christopher to a point in time prior to his transport aboard the Enterprise. Their plan worked, and Christopher was returned to the cockpit of his jet before he was beamed aboard, leaving him with no memory of what had transpired.

   
 AIR SERGEANT
 
PLAYED BY: Hal Lynch
SPECIES: Human Male
 
An accident catapulted the USS Enterprise back to the year 1969. Matters were further complicated when it destroyed an interceptor aircraft, and brought the pilot aboard. Forced to return him to avoid damage to the timeline, Kirk and Sulu sought a way to make his report less credible. To do this, they beamed into his base to retrieve the hard evidence of their presence. While they were retrieving the audio recordings, they were surprised by an air police sergeant, who took their equipment, inadvertently activating the emergency signal. Spock immediately beamed the source of the beacon the sergeant to the Enterprise, further endangering the timeline and complicating the mission. Aboard ship, the sergeant was clearly overwhelmed by what he saw around him, and never left the transporter room. A helpful Kyle even served him chicken soup there.

The sergeant was returned to his proper time and place during the slingshot effect experiment that returned the Enterprise to its proper time and place, effectively erasing the history in which he visited the ship.
   
 AIRE FORCE CAPTAIN
 
PLAYED BY: Tom Troupe
SPECIES: Human Male
 
A USAF captain was on duty supervising the RADAR technician, Webb, when the USS Enterprise was detected over Earth in 1969. The captain telephoned Air Defense Command to report the sighting of the starship, referring to it as a UFO.
   
 WEBB
 
PLAYED BY: Richard Merrifield 
SPECIES: Human Male
 
Technician Webb was a RADAR operator for the United States Air Force stationed at an unnamed Air Force installation in 1969.

He was the first to discover the USS Enterprise in low Earth orbit over a military installation in Omaha, and when he reported it to his superiors, they ordered Captain John Christopher to intercept.
   
 LIEUTENANT KYLE
 
PLAYED BY: John Winston
SPECIES: Human Female
 
Kyle later stood by in the transporter room while Kirk and Sulu beamed down to the airbase to retrieve the US military's data on the Enterprise. After inadvertently beaming up an Air Police sergeant, Kyle was given the duty of watching the officer. After beaming down a second landing party, Kyle asked the sergeant if he was hungry, and got him some chicken soup from the food slot.
   
 LIEUTENANT COLONEL FELLINI
 
PLAYED BY: Ed Peck
SPECIES: Human Male
 
Lieutenant Colonel Fellini was the duty officer of the Air Force Air Police at the time they captured Captain Kirk. Fellini was a seasoned Air Force officer with many years of service, a veteran of the Second World War, and a recepient of several high Air Force decorations. Fellini was also a very stern and by-the-book officer and could not understand how Kirk had infilitrated a top secret Air Force base and became infuriated at Kirk's very bemused attitude towards the entire situation.