|Published:|| 12 April 1973|
12 November 1975
|Publisher:|| Ballantine Books|
|Reference #s:|| ISBN 0345234030|
The World of Star Trek, "the Show the Network Could Not Kill!" is a reference book written by David Gerrold (the man who wrote "The Trouble with Tribbles"), and published by Ballantine Books in 1973. The book explores the creation of Star Trek: The Original Series, and provides an in-depth analysis of the writing of the series. It was re-printed in 1984, and included information up to and including Star Trek III: The Search for Spock.
- From the book jacket
- Here are the worlds of Star Trek
- GENE RODDENBERRY'S brilliant conception – the first viable science fiction world designed for a TV series
- THE SHOW ITSELF, and the people who created it – the writers, the stars, the technicians
- THE FANS – the world the show created – and how they kept Star Trek alive in the face of network opposition
- With sixty-four pages of pictures from the episodes themselves, and with original photos by Stan Burns...