|Title:||"Star Who?" is the title on the table of contents, "Who Star?" is the title on the top of the fanwork itself|
|Creator:||David Gerrold (text), Karen Flanery (illos)|
|Fandom:||Star Trek: TOS, Gene Roddenberry|
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In the table of contents: "by David Gerrold."
On the fanwork itself: "imagined by David Gerrold."
The illustrations are by Karen Flanery.
- Captain Kirk = the actor Bela Lugosi as the character Dracula
- Scotty = the politician Richard Nixon
- Chekov = the actor Peter Lorre
- Sulu = Mr. Jinks, a cartoon cat (Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks is a Hanna-Barbera cartoon)
- Spock = the character Peter Columbo
- McCoy = the actor John Wayne
- Gene Roddenberry = the character Frankenstein
- Uhura = Geraldine Jones, a fictional African American character and the most famous recurring persona of comedian Flip Wilson
I got to thinking about Gene Roddenberry's ability as a producer and I began to suspect that a great deal of his talent lies in the fact that he's a very shrewd caster. And I began to think... Well, just suppose he had cast STAR TREK differently. It would have been a whole different show.
Commentary on Roddenberry's Editing
Oh, one last thing. When you're dealing with Gene Roddenberry and you turn in a script, let me show you how Gene edits a script.GENE RODDENBERRY: Argh...line good...Argh...line very good...Argh...line bad...Argh...line very bad... Your script is ready now.