Commentary: Trek Stars 152: Piglet the Ripper / by Mike Schindler

Bloch & Stefano, Part 1: Trek.

In 1959, Robert Bloch wrote his novel, Psycho. One year later, Joseph Stefano adapted that novel into a screenplay for Alfred Hitchcock. The rest is history. Years later, both Bloch and Stefano would go on to write for Star Trek.

In this episode of Commentary: Trek Stars, Mike and John are joined by Grace Moore from Women at Warp to begin a new series looking at both Bloch and Stefano, and their work on Psycho. In Part 1, we examine their contributions to Trek, including Bloch's original series episodes, What Are Little Girls Made Of?, Catspaw, and Wolf in the Fold, and Stefano's Next Generation episode, Skin of Evil.

Running Time: 1 hour 5 minutes 31 seconds


Mike Schindler and John Mills


Grace Moore

Editor and Producer

Mike Schindler

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Charlynn Schmiedt, Norman C. Lao, Matthew Rushing, and C Bryan Jones

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Bloch & Stefano (00:02:08)
What Are Little Girls Made Of? (00:08:22)
Catspaw (00:16:03)
Wolf in the Fold (00:23:58)
Skin of Evil (00:34:12)
Final Thoughts (00:43:06)
Wrap-up (00:46:44)

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