Last week, Harlan Ellison sued Paramount for long-lost royalties related to “City on the Edge of Forever,” which many fans say was the best episode of the original Star Trek. Claiming lost royalties for things like “Guardian of Forever” Hallmark ornaments, Ellison also named the Writer’s Guild in the suit for failing to do their part in helping him get his due.

I’m no hypocrite. It ain’t about the ‘principle,’ friend, its about the MONEY!