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"The Girl Who Controlled Gene Kelly's Feet" was a short story published in the anthology Strange New Worlds I in 1998. It was written by Paula M. Block, one of the collection's editors.

Summary[edit | edit source]

A yeoman aboard the Enterprise escapes her monotonous life through 20th century movies...though not exactly as her psychiatrist initially believes she does.

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Characters[edit | edit source]

Master ComputerMinnie MoskowitzScarecrow
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AgbaduduAngieFred AstaireBartholomewAmusement Park Planet CaretakerCastanuelaCowardly LionJiminy CricketAunt EmDorothy GaleGarveyHarrisonHunkIxMartyGene KellyLeonard McCoyThe WizardTin WoodmanZeke

Starships and vehicles[edit | edit source]

USS Enterprise (Constitution-class heavy cruiser)

Locations[edit | edit source]

Omicron Delta region (Amusement Park planet)
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Argelius IIEarth (KansasMichigan) • OzRenan VIITantalus VVulcan

Races and cultures[edit | edit source]

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States and organizations[edit | edit source]

StarfleetStarfleet Academy

Science and technology[edit | edit source]

chronometercomputerdanceforcefieldlobotomyPythagorean theoremrobotstrait-jackettrans-droidumbrella

Ranks and titles[edit | edit source]

chaplaincounselorcrewmandancerdoctorFederation Starfleet ranks (2260s)first officerpolicemanpsychiatristwizardStarfleet ranks

Other references[edit | edit source]

20th centuryantbeaverbirdbraincatalpachapelcoffeecorncowcrackercrowdandeliondesertdragondwarffireflyflowerfoods and beveragesfried chickengalaxygeniegrassheadachehumanoidlibrarylionlogicmanuremildewmileminutemonthmovieorchestraparsecpicnicpicnic basketpolymerpopcornpotato saladpsychiatryrainrecreation roomruby slippershore leavesilversingingSingin' in the RainsongsteeltornadotreetuxedouniversewineThe Wizard of Ozyear

Chronology[edit | edit source]

  • Takes place slightly less than one year after the events of The Animated Series episode "Once Upon a Planet," with the Enterprise due to return to Beta Omicron Delta III within that timeframe in order for the sentient planetary-computer Caretaker to receive new updates from Federation crews traveling the galaxy.

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Related stories[edit | edit source]

Connections[edit | edit source]

published order
Previous story:
The Man Who Sold the Sky
Strange New Worlds I
Next story:
last story
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
From the Depths
Memory Beta Chronology Next Adventure:
Savage Trade
Previous Adventure:
Pawns and Symbols
Pocket Next Adventure:
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