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Posts Tagged ‘More Tribbles More Trouble’

Gerrold: Writing For The Animated Series

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

David Gerrold shared his thoughts recently on the two shows he penned for The Animated Series and explained how James Kirk got his middle name.

When he heard about The Animated Series, Gerrold wanted in on the action. “I’d heard about The Animated Series and I’d dropped notes to Gene [Roddenberry] and Dorothy [Fontana] that said, ‘I’m available if you need me. I’d love to do one.’ Dorothy called me and said, ‘Well, of course you’re going to do the Tribble episode that we didn’t get to do during Star Trek’s third season.’ So I went in and we blocked something out that we thought would work and we had a lot of fun with it.”