- 304 pages
- Set Phasers to Stun
- Marcus Berkmann
- 19 October 2019 Marcus Berkmann
Forty Seven Years After NBC Killed It Off, Star Trek Celebrates Its Half Century In A State Of Rude Health Boldly Going Where Several Other People Have Been Before, Marcus Berkmann Tells The Story Of This Sturdy Science Fiction Vehicle From Its First Five Year Mission Rudely Curtailed To Three , Through The Dark Years Of The 1970s, The Triumphant Film Series And The Next Generation, To The Current Reboot Films, With A Younger Cast Taking On The Characters Of Kirk, Spock, McCoy And Co.With Wit, Insight And A Huge Pile Of DVDs, He Seeks To Answer All The Important Questions Why Did Kirk S Shirt Always Get Torn When He Had A Fist Fight What S The Most Number Of Times Uhura Said Hailing Frequencies Open, Sir In A Single Episode Seven And What S The Worst Imaginable Insult In Klingon Your Mother Has A Smooth Forehead.
Marcus Berkmann was educated at Highgate School and Worcester College in Oxford in the UK He began his career as a freelance journalist, contributing to computer and gaming magazines such as Your Sinclair In the 1990s, he had stints as television critic for the Daily Mail and the Sunday Express, and has written a monthly pop music column for The Spectator since 1987.With his schoolfriend Harry T