The Trouble with Tribbles


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  1. stefanjones

    I had that book when I was a tweener Trek fanatic! It is full of great stuff. Like, almost-were episodes Gerrold wrote. One was about a hypnotic teddy bear that Spock eventually had to phaser. In another a crew member separates into past, present, and future selves.

    Um, hey. If you live near Portland, the Atomic Arts folks are presenting "Trek in the Park" one last time, and can you guess what episode of Original Trek they're dramatizing?

    They did a preview at the end of last year's episode:

  2. jimh

    Now I just REALLY want to know what Shatner said to him.

  3. geoduck

    I just hope Gerrold gets the rest of his War Against the Chtorr book published one of these years..

  4. algomeysa2

    This was a great book, as was his THE WORLD OF STAR TREK analysis of the series and Trek fandom.

    In the TRIBBLES book, he included a tribble pattern. Not that it was that complicated, but including it is was caused my sister to get some artificial fur from a craft store and whip up a tribble for me on her sewing machine.

    I had it for 25 years, and only got rid of it when it seemed probable that it was more dust mite-filled than polyurethane.

    I met David Gerrold last year at Dragon Con.

    First comment under the new comment system!

  5. Amorette

    Oh, I read and re-read this book, back when I thought I was going to write scripts for Star Trek. I remember it most fondly and am sure it is stuffed amongst my books to this day.

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