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Old February 18 2013, 06:40 PM   #5
BillJ
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Re: John Doe senior Enterprise officers in "The Enterprise Incident"

CorporalCaptain wrote: View Post
My fanwank is that the officers were slipped aboard by Starfleet Intelligence just for this mission. That's why they're seen and not heard: they're spooks. But they have the ranks to issue orders if the mission goes south, probably to make sure the Enterprise is blown up, and if possible to storm a Romulan ship.
Better than my explanation which is Roddenberry/Freiberger took a couple of dark skinned guys and tossed them in the background to make the show look progressive.
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