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Old January 15 2012, 03:07 PM   #25
MacLeod
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Re: Did the alien design on Voyager just get lazy?

Sandoval wrote: View Post
I don't think some storylines require or are worth the time and effort of creating radically different and unique aliens.

A lot of the time a generic 'forehead of the week' design will suffice.

Inevitably when faced with seven years' worth of creating new designs for alien races some will be more radical than others - for every Species 8472, Hirogen or Vidiian you'll get half a dozen Taresians or Krenim-type aliens.

I wouldn't call it laziness as much as the reality of weekly television production.
It was more than 7 years by the time the later season of VOY

7 years of TNG
Almost 7 Years of DSN
Plus several years of VOY
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