Music editor Richard Lapham was entirely unknown to me. Sadly, I didn’t learn much about him here.
Lieutenant Leslie was killed in the middle of season two — and then pops up in later episodes. Eddie Paskey’s explanation for that is unlikely.
“Bones — what if I’m wrong?” Kirk asked in a touching scene in Balance of Terror. The original version of that scene was a mundane exchange until Gene Roddenberry fixed it the day before the cameras rolled.