I watched Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan last night, for the umpteenth time, and I still love it.

What might have been though …

Gene Roddenberry had written a sequel script in which the crew of the Enterprise must travel back in time to fix a timeline corrupted by Klingons who prevent the assassination of JFK. While that sounds like an episode of Quantum Leap, it seems to me that this story eventually morphed into First Contact.

After that, a few more screenplays were written, none of which quite fit the bill. But when Nicholas Meyer was hired to direct the movie, he took all the best parts of those scripts, and rewrote them (uncredited) in TWELVE DAYS, to make the film we now know and love.

Anyway, clock a load of Nimoy’s suit in this …

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