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Fridge Brilliance

  • Although the Standards and Practices applicable to 1970's children's programming would never have permitted outright saying so, the nature of the the weapon found in the stasis box in "The Slaver Weapon", along with a picture of an unknown alien, suggest that the weapon was that of an assassin, and the picture that of the assassin's target. Sulu does suggest that the weapon could have been used by a spy, who would have need for an easily-concealable, versatile, and self-destructing weapon—an assassin or hitman would have similar needs as well.
    • Then what was the chunk of meat for? Lunch?
      • Bait for a trap, perhaps. Or a sample of the creature's DNA. Or maybe it was lunch. The Slavers didn't leave behind a lot of records.

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