Therin of Andor wrote:
Yep. Whitney herself calls "Dagger of the Mind" and "The Galileo Seven" her "least favourite episodes".
Whitney would have been fine as a ride-along in "The Galileo Seven."
"Dagger of the Mind" on the other hand needed a female lead. Maybe GLW would have pulled it off and maybe not, but Marianna Hill was, beyond question
, lead material.