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In a parallel universe, Gene Roddenberry successfully used the Star Trek episode "Assignment: Earth" as a backdoor pilot to launch a brand new series in the fall of 1968. With episodes needing to be produced, Gene would rely on story editor Dorothy Fontana to narrow down suitable stories and, like Star Trek, draw from existing science fiction authors. The Trek Files welcomes back Rene Echevarria to discuss a TOS favorite and what could have been.

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