Re: Rumor: TNG-HD is a-coming
Original footage has a safe action area with an aspect ratio of 1.37:1, its televised at 1.33:1. They used that, then stretched it by 5.8%. Top and bottom was cropped.
But let's be honest. Can seasons three thru seven Riker afford to get any wider?
"I tell you what you all need, you need to take a thirteenth step, down off your high horse." - Hank Hill, King of the Hill