was a Frankenstein novel written by Mary Shelley in the early 19th century. The book depicted a scientist named Dr. Frankenstein who infused life into an inanimate corpse, described as " Frankenstein's monster", consisting of Human body parts with the power of electricity.
During the mid-
20th century, the book inspired at least four films: , Frankenstein , Bride of Frankenstein , and Son of Frankenstein . ( Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein : " ENT ")
Wesley Crusher worked overtime on one of his science projects, nanites, he stated, that it was "just a science project." Guinan commented " A doctor friend once said the same thing to me. Frankenstein was his " Wesley later stated that he always got an name. A, whereupon Guinan said " So did Doctor Frankenstein." ( : " TNG ")
Star Trek: The Next Generation seventh season episode " " was inspired by Thine Own Self Frankenstein. ( (2nd ed., p. 283))
Star Trek: The Next Generation Companion Christian Ford and Roger Soffer's story pitch that became : " DS9 " was based on Life Support Frankenstein. ( (p. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Companion ?))
The various "
kitbashed" starships, composed of parts from other ships, seen in the background of various episodes of were sometimes referred to as the "Frankenstein fleet".
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine