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On Dec 2, 2018, funsway wrote:
I still think the writers were inspired by that story. They even called the episode "Arena"


Oh, I won’t argue with that. I’m just saying they made substantial changes in the story to make it fit the StarvTrek universe AND work on network television.

https://m.imdb.com/title/tt0708418/

IMDb.com even credits Brown for the original story, although Gene L. Coon gets credit for the teleplay.
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Yup, adapt to audience and setting - just like every good magician does with a routine.

Magicians communicate with allegory too ...
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Shakur, when C. re-scripted a Tarbell routine to be about Tupac.
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Critter has right idea...using this format to convey magic lore...

Elmsley counting cards.
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Richard Ross with three rings
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Kansas City, when The Little Child led them.
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Mark Wilson, going to China!
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Kansas City, when The Little Child led them.


Oh good one...I was just watching a Ricky Jay performance where he tells this story...
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Copperfield, when the wall stayed up.
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Doug Henning, when the magic changed.
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