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Old July 19 2012, 03:08 PM   #25
Ian Keldon
Fleet Captain
 
Re: TMP Epsilon 9 radio chatter

Albertese wrote: View Post
The tech manual was a best seller for a surprisingly long time and it wasn't til later, around the mid-80's/pre-production of TNG that Gene Roddenberry declared his starship design rules fiat to gank the FJ work...
As an aside, there is an excellent interview with FJ's daughter over at Trekplace where she goes into great detail about how and why that GR attitude came about. Long story short, blame the studio for most of it:

http://www.trekplace.com/fj-kdint01.html
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