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Star Trek: The Trouble with Tribbles was an adaptation of stills taken from the second season episode "The Trouble with Tribbles" of Star Trek: The Original Series, into a photonovel, the third release in the series. Aside from an episode cast list, glossary and trivia quiz, the book also included a mini-interview with actor James Doohan, who portrayed Scotty in the episode.

This was the third outing of the series which saw internationally translated editions, as far as can be ascertained.


From the back cover
The Klingons unleash a strange and deadly plan to take over Sherman's Planet…and are thwarted by the sweetest creature known to man!!!
The authentic re-creation of a suspenseful voyage of the starship Enterprise…Over 300 action photographs from the episode The Trouble with Tribbles in the television series created by Gene Roddenberry.

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Background information Edit

  • In 1978, with the release of the next outing, this volume was included in a boxed set of the first four releases of the series.
  • This was the third of Bantam Books's Star Trek photonovel releases to see internationally translated editions. Translated into Dutch as Problemen met de Dribbels, the Dutch language edition saw a release in 1979, whereas a German language edition was released the same year as Invasion der Tribbles.

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