Star Trek Debate: 5 Reasons Trip Was The Best Engineer

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5. His favourite food is pan-fried catfish

Have you ever tried pan-fried catfish? It’s pretty awesome, and another example of how Trip was a real person with real traits and characteristics. I met Connor Trinneer at a Star Trek convention in London back in 2012 and he was a genuinely nice guy. We had a really good chat and he was one of the most down-to-earth characters I have ever met.

Captain Archer: If I asked your parents what you like to eat, would they be able to tell me?

Commander Charles ‘Trip’ Tucker III: Are you kiddin’? My mom would give you her recipe for pan-fried catfish and wouldn’t let you go till you promised not to screw it up.

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