Having received a Priority One distress call from an outlying space station, the Enterprise arrives to find they've been summoned there by a Federation commissioner merely to protect a shipment of seeds meant to sow wheat on Sherman's planet. The planet is also coveted by the Klingons, who are taking shore leave at the station. The trouble arises with tribbles - small furry creatures that seem to multiply without end. Their fortuitous presence, however, reveals both a problem with the wheat and a traitor on the space station. Written by
Did You Know?
The noises that the tribbles make were a combination of dove coos, screech owl cries and air escaping from balloons. See more
Chekov's drink repeatedly changes hands between shots. See more
I never saw one before in my life, and I hope I never see one of those fuzzy miserable things again.