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Old July 18 2011, 11:39 PM   #55
Jonas Grumby
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Re: TOS Voice-Over Actor?

Gary7 wrote: View Post
Wikiality wrote:
Captain Picard claims to be French, but is actually English due to the Globalization of Earth. In the twenty-fourth century there are only two countries, USA (consisting of North America, the European mainland, Upper, Middle, and Lower East, Asia, South America, and Antartica)* and its dependent protectorate of Great Britain (consisting of Great Britain.)
That seems more plausible to me... although I'm sure anybody on TBBS who is French born-and-raised would be insulted at the idea that anyone French would allow their language and accent to fall by the wayside.
That may be plausible for TNG and later, but it certainly doesn't fit with TOS where, judging by the many and varied nationalities and accents we saw, Earth is still a very dynamic and diverse culture.
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