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"The Trouble with Edward" is an episode of Short Treks that premiered on 10 October 2019 on CBS All Access.


Newly-minted Captain Lynne Lucero is excited to take command of the USS Cabot. That is, until she meets Edward Larkin, an ornery scientist who believes he has found a revolutionary new use for tribbles.

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Edward LarkinLynne LuceroNoelChristopher PikeQuinnRobSarahUSS Cabot computertribbles

Starships and vehicles

USS Cabot (Magee-class) • USS Enterprise (Constitution-class) • USS Ravenous (Constitution-class)


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Iota Geminorum IV

Races and cultures





Short Treks episodes
1st group "Runaway" • "Calypso" • "The Brightest Star" • "The Escape Artist"
2nd group "Q&A" • "The Trouble with Edward" • "Ask Not" • "The Girl Who Made the Stars" • "Ephraim and Dot" • "Children of Mars"

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