Because if Edith had been forgotten, Alexis Carrington on DYNASTY would seem better-acted than it wasn't?
Wingsley is right about Maab. He may be a funnel-head, but he had guts before they were vaporized.
MERIK: ''Starship, lock on this-----three to beam u--''
SCOTT: ''Yes, sir. Queen to queen's level three.''
KIRK: ''D'OH!!!'' (massive gunfire)