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Robert Sabaroff (9 July 1935 – 19 September 2007; age 72) was a television writer who wrote the original Star Trek series episode "The Immunity Syndrome". He later co-wrote the story (with Karl Guers and Ralph Sanchez) and wrote the teleplay for the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Home Soil" and wrote the story for TNG's "Conspiracy".
Sabaroff co-created the MGM series Then Came Bronson, which ran on NBC for one season from 1969 through 1970. The series was produced by former Star Trek producers Robert Justman and Herb Solow. In addition, he wrote for such television shows as Death Valley Days, The Virginian, Bonanza, The High Chaparral, The Invaders, and The Equalizer. He also wrote the screenplay for the 1968 MGM film The Split (which featured an appearance by Barry Russo).