View Single Post
Old May 8 2013, 10:50 AM   #15
ZapBrannigan
Captain
 
ZapBrannigan's Avatar
 
Location: New York State
Re: How characters received their names

CorporalCaptain wrote: View Post
ZapBrannigan wrote: View Post
In "What are Little Girls Made Of?", Helen Noel must have been named for the fact that Kirk met her at a Christmas party.

And Lethe, the zombie-like inmate, is named for the river of forgetfulness in Hades.
Ahem, that's Dagger of the Mind.
Right. What the hell was I thinking? I somehow conflated the two episodes in a train of thought about two of the hottest women ever to guest on the show.

Anyway, WALGMO had Andrea the Android. And Ruk might have been a corruption of R.U.R.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R.U.R.

...which also inspired the surname of Rayna Capek.
ZapBrannigan is offline   Reply With Quote