Pejorative nickname given to starship Captain James T. Kirk (William Shatner) by Dr. Severin (Skip Homeier) and his Hippie-like renegade followers (who renounced modern technology) after Kirk interrupted their pilgrimage to a mythical planet known as Eden on the 1969 episode No. 75 “Way To Eden” on the sci-fi series STAR TREK/NBC/1966-69.


Note: Herbert was a minor government official known for his rigid patterns of thought.


Born in Philadelphia, Jerome Alphonse Holst worked 30 years as a librarian. He has since retired and lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. Mr. Holst is also the author of the children’s books “Norman the Troll,” "Norman the Troll and the Haunted House," and "Gretchen and the Gremlins." In addition, he penned the fantasy novel “The Adventures of Glinda Gale,” a retelling of “The Wizard of Oz" and the reference text “The Encyclopedia of Movie and TV Insults.” .

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