Having received a Priority One distress call from an outlying space station, the Enterprise arrives to find they have 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. However, their fortuitous presence reveals both a problem with the wheat and a traitor on the space station. Written by
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During the famous bar brawl, one of the extras cannot keep a straight face and is clearly trying to keep from laughing out loud (you see him, wearing a blue shirt, when Scotty and Korax have each other by the collar). See more
And, now, Captain, I want all available security guards. I want them posted around the storage compartments.
Storage compartments? Storage compartments?
The storage compartments containing the quadro-triticale.
The what, the what? What's... quadro-triticale?
[hands Kirk a small container
[spills some of its contents on his hand
Wheat. So what?