Reportedly, the "Trouble with Tribbles" was one of Gene Roddenberry’s most loathed episodes in the original series, but the little alien muffs have cooed their way into the average Trekkie’s heart. A hat tip by J.J. Abrams to the Tribble contingent was to be expected.
And now rumor has it that it’s a reality. According to TrekMovie.com, which has a superlative record on accurately reporting Star Trek XI rumors, the adorable space rats will show up in the prequel. It’s a cameo—a Tribble in a cage in the background of a scene—but it’s sort of nice to see the updated Star Trek make a nod to the series’ most lamely lovable alien.
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