After the Red Shirt Bandit

It’s a well-known fact that Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry was an LAPD officer struggling to get his science fiction series accepted by a network—any network—that would take a chance on it.

But as for the rest of the story, well . . .

RODDENBERRY ON PATROL: Part 1 (Video: 9 minutes 23 seconds)
RODDENBERRY ON PATROL: Part 2 (Video: 9 minutes 37 seconds)

Since there’s no telling how long these films will be up on YouTube, viewer discretion is advised.

For Star Trek fans, there are a lot of Easter eggs to be discovered: actors, references, and so on. For particulars, see the IMDb entry.

Speaking of Science Fiction

This little guy shows up in the darndest places: