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I had to share the reason why "Be the Captain of my own Starship" was included as an option...

In 1972 or so, just before I left for college, a friend went to see an Off-Broadway show entitled (something like) Harvard Lampoon Follies. He showed me the program book, which was decidedly weird. because one of the performers had "His desire, when he grows up, is to become Captain of his own Starship" in his listing.

The performer was John Belushi. Two or three years later, Saturday Night Live started, and one of it's best early sketches was The Day They Cancelled Star Trek, with Belushi doing Kirk...


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