All posts by Greg Schnitzer

“The Holiest Thing” Credits (Work In Progress Version Two) December 20, 2015

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A preliminary cut of our credits for “The Holiest Thing” is below The document provided to me has some color coding (red and green colored text) that indicate some changes that need to be made.  I’ll mark it up with the red and green colors tomorrow–and I’ll make the requisite changes.  I’ll also make some other requisite changes.

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“Trials and Tribble-ations of a Master of Properties” by Irving Feinberg

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Back when Star Trek was still on the air on NBC, folks could write in and become a member of the Star Trek Fan Club.  One of the perks of joining the Fan Club was receiving the monthly edition of a small newsletter–Inside Star Trek.  These newsletters were just a few pages along and were mimeographed.

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Mister Spock–With a Limp?

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The November 20th, 1964 Final Draft script for “The Cage” written by Gene Roddenberry (from back in that very narrow window of time when the Captain wasn’t named “April” anymore and he wasn’t yet named “Pike,”  he was “James Winter”) has some script direction that clarifies what’s going on: From Scene 4: Ship’s Science Officer, MISTER SPOCK, nursing a foot injury, limps onto scene to stand beside Winter, watching the viewing screen, too.

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Dr. McCoy’s Stelton-Brand Salt Shaker “Scalpels”

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Folks may heard the story of how Gene Roddenberry wanted some salt shakers for “The Man Trap”–which ended up not being appropriate for use as salt shakers–so Gene asked that they be pressed into service as medical and surgical instruments for Doctor McCoy. Gene Roddenberry had this to say in the book The Making of Star Trek by Stephen E. Whitfield & Gene Roddenberry:

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