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Old January 15 2013, 04:04 AM   #3
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Re: Do you agree with TNG being cut short for the movies/other shows?

I have never heard of an 8-season contract in any Star Trek series, what is your source?

Contracts were originally six seasons, with an option for a seventh (which is how DS9 lost Terry Farrell). Seven seasons was ideal for the studio, as contractural salaries (actors and crew) increased every year and after X seasons, there would have been reduced revenue from syndication rights.
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