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Gene Roddenberry pitched an idea to writer Sandy Fries about Wesley Crusher applying to Starfleet Academy. This week, Sandy joins The Trek Files to talk about the script that would become "Coming of Age", the people behind the scenes, and his insistence that the Enterprise be attacked by 300 gorillas!
Find Sandy's book Secrets Your Textbook Will Not Tell You: About TV, Movies, and Life at

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