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Old March 18 2013, 09:09 AM   #15
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Re: Existing sci-fi stories adapted into Star Trek?

Metryq wrote: View Post
I had thought that "The Doomsday Machine" was inspired by Saberhagen's BERSERKER stories. Although in an interview, Spinrad said he was thinking more along the lines of MOBY DICK.
FWIW the script's original title was "The Planet Eater".
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