|A Piece of the Action|
| Series Star Trek|
Season 2, Episode 17
|Air date||January 12th, 1968|
|Writers||David P. Harmon; Gene L. Coon|
|Producers||John Meredyth Lucas; Robert H. Justman; Herbert F. Solow; Gene Roddenberry|
|Starring||William Shatner; Leonard Nimoy; DeForest Kelley|
"The Gamesters of Triskelion"
"The Immunity Syndrome"
"A Piece of the Action" is the seventeenth episode of season two of the American science fiction television series Star Trek and the fiftieth episode of the series overall. It was directed by James Komack and written by David P. Harmon and Gene L. Coon. It first aired on NBC on Friday, January 12th, 1968. It was first commercially released in Betamax format in the United States in 1986. It was released in VHS format in 1994 and was first pressed to DVD in 2001. The episode has been included on the Star Trek: The Complete Series DVD collection, and disc five of the remastered Star Trek: The Original Series: Season Two HD-DVD collection.
Principal Cast Edit
|William Shatner||Captain James T. Kirk|
|Leonard Nimoy||Science Officer Spock|
|DeForest Kelley||Leonard "Bones" McCoy|
Guest Stars Edit
|James Doohan||Chief Engineer Montgomery Scott|
|Nichelle Nichols||Lieutenant Nyota Uhura|
|Walter Koenig||Ensign Pavel Checkov|
|Anthony Caruso||Bela Oxmyx|
|Vic Tayback||Jojo Krako|
|Sheldon Collins||Tough kid|
|Dyanne Thorne||First girl|
|Sharyn Hiller||Second girl|
|Diego Barquinero||Radio voice|
|Bill Blackburn||Lieutenant Hadley|
|Marlys Burdette||Krako's girl|
|Frank da Vinci||Lieutenant Brent|
|Roger Holloway||Lieutenant Lemli|
|Jay D. Jones||Mirt|
|Eddie Paskey||Lieutenant Leslie|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Production code number: 60349
- This is the second and final episode of the series co-written by David P. Harmon. He also wrote the teleplay for episode 2x12, "The Deadly Years".