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In this episode, an away team from the Enterprise (standard team with Kirk, Spock and McCoy) encounter a small community of humanoid aliens who all have psychokinetic abilities, except for a dwarf that the others bully. McCoy thinks he can find a way to give the dwarf the same powers as the others, but the dwarf refuses because he doesn't want to become "like them".

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This is Star Trek: The Original Series S03E12, "Plato's Stepchildren" (1968).

The Enterprise finds a planet inhabited by aliens who were once followers of the Greek philosopher Plato.

The 'dwarf' character is Alexander.

Alexander was a resident of Platonius who, unlike the other Platonians, did not have the power of psychokinesis. He was a person of extraordinarily short stature who served as court buffoon and slave to the other Platonians.

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Enterprise chief medical officer Leonard McCoy later determined that the others got their power from the food native to Platonius which contained kironide, a substance that after being assimilated by the pituitary gland promoted psychokinesis. Unfortunately, since dwarfism stemmed from a malfunction in that gland that also regulated body growth, Alexander did not have the psionic ability.

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Alexander agreed to help the Enterprise crew escape. McCoy synthesized the kironide and injected himself, Kirk, and Spock. They offered Alexander an injection, but he refused to get a dose out of disgust for his fellow Platonians' laziness and cruelty.

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    Also the famous "kiss" episode!
    – Paulie_D
    Jun 12, 2023 at 7:49
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    What always bothered me about that episode was the total lack of follow-up on the idea that psychokinetic abilities could now be given to anyone with a simple injection.
    – Lorendiac
    Jun 13, 2023 at 2:50

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