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Old March 16 2013, 07:36 PM   #14
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Re: Roddenberry's Worst Ideas

The Wormhole wrote: View Post
Klingons were developed by Gene L Coon from Roddenberry's request to develop a recurring villain for the Federation.
Well, I stand corrected.

The Traveler was introduced in an episode written by Diane Duane and Michael Reaves. Roddenberry had no input regarding Wesley's destiny with him, Roddenberry always wanted Wesley to go to the Academy and become a Starfleet officer. In fact, the episode Journey's End was written after Roddenberry died, so how the hell can you blame him for that?
And again. Though I wasn't thinking of Journey's End, since the 'destiny' is hinted at in the Traveler's first appearance.

scotpens wrote: View Post
Tell that to Lt. Wilbur Clingan of the LAPD. (Assuming the story about the origin of the name "Klingon" is true.)
Well, I like my surname, but it would make a silly name for an alien species. I mean it sounds like "Cling on". I guess your mileage may vary.
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