My Name Is Legion wrote:
And in the process, he airbrushed some heavy lines onto the surface. Boo-fucking-hoo.
"Gratitude" is not chief among the attributes of many vocal fans.
Yes, Ed Miarecki did restore the big 11-footer to a structurally sound condition. But those ridiculous heavy weathering lines are a travesty.
At no time in the production of Trek TOS did the Enterprise
look even remotely like that. And fans are supposed to be grateful? What Miarecki did is the equivalent of an art restorer "improving" Leonardo's Mona Lisa by giving her a modern hairdo and an Ultra-Brite smile.