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Old April 25 2012, 11:41 PM   #5
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Re: A Betelgeusian Onboard?

Christopher wrote: View Post
As I understand it, the running gag behind Vilix'pran was to represent a distinctly nonhumanoid alien, something they couldn't afford to depict onscreen with an actor in makeup, so we'd just keep hearing descriptions of this really alien being that got more bizarre each time. Something as humanoid as a Betelgeusian just wouldn't be in that spirit, I think.
That's the kind of feeling I got when they talked about that one captain Dax knew who had a transparent skull.
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