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This appears to be an error in filming. In an earlier draft script, Kirk was apparently told the creature's name in a deleted scene. KIRK: (continuing) Come—join us. You—must have a name. TOMMY: (defiantly) He is Gorgan. He is our friend—and he is all powerful. And in the episode's official novelisation (itself based on the final shooting script), ...


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It is never directly shown how Kirk knew the creature's name. An early draft of the script did include a deleted scene in which Kirk asked what the creature was called and was informed by Tommy that it was Gorgan, but in a bit of sloppy editing the scene in question occurred after Kirk already referred to it by name.


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There were in fact a few episodes that had their plots drawn from material rejected for Star Trek: The Original Series, primarily episodes that served as sequels to previous ones. The episodes More Troubles, More Tribbles, The Magicks of Megas-tu, Once Upon a Planet, and Mudd's Passion were all originally conceived as episodes of The Original Series, though ...


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While not 'the killers of today'¹, the common cold seemed to remain a problem until the mid-24th century. In a rough progression of broadcast (not chronological and not complete): ST:TOS Dr. Leonard McCoy ST:TNG ST:ENT Various personalities ST:DIS Saru and Linus See the full Memory Alpha - Common Cold page for more info. I think I've regurgitated ...


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For additional context, the full correspondence wasn't about a single episode, but the overall direction of the two main leads, as the correspondence occurred between Season 1 and Season 2. Asimov recommended ways that Shatner could still stand out as the primary lead: The problem, then, is how to convince the world, and Mr. Shatner, that Mr. Shatner ...


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According to the showrunner Michelle Paradise, her name is Una From the interview with the ST:DIS co-executive producer: TREKCORE: Rebecca Romijn’s Number One went by ‘Commander’ or simply ‘Number One’ for most of her time on-screen, but it sounded like Pike did call her ‘Una’ one time during the finale — the character’s name from the Star Trek tie-...


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