Did you catch all of the Star Trek references and Easter eggs in the Short Treks episode "The Trouble With Edward"?
For several decades, the most popular episode of the original Star Trek was, debatably, “The Trouble With Tribbles.”
Written by David Gerrold, the episode certainly has enduring charm, and created perhaps the cutest alien species of all time. And now, with the Short Treks episode “The Trouble With Edward,” Star Trek canon is reminding us that not only are tribbles cute, they’re also deeply weird.
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Starring H. Jon Benjamin as the titular Edward, “The Trouble With Tribbles” manages not only to reference all of tribble lore, but also makes some interesting connections to Deep Space Nine and the rest of Discovery. Also, wait a minute, was that a Section 31 badge?
Spoiler ahead for Short Treks’ "The Trouble With Edward.