yet they seemed to have set out to destroy/sabotage their own product.
this has never been fully explored or explained.could paramount people in charge at the time be interviewed to get the truth?
That would be interesting to know. It seems to me that Paramount was very stingy when it came to Trek, and seriously hampered their abilities to make more money.
If ST V had the necessary budget and a bit better writing, it would have blown the doors off ST IV in revenue.