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Old March 25 2013, 12:47 PM   #28
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Re: Was ANYTHING retained when the Enterprise was refit?

CorporalCaptain wrote: View Post
Apparently, they kept some computer files:
http://movies.trekcore.com/gallery/t...lbum=46&page=2
http://movies.trekcore.com/gallery/a...2/tsfs0154.jpg

They kept the destruct sequence, too.

Good one. That's a wonderful homage.

I think the main problem with the refit idea was that the Phase II enterprise model looked a lot more like the original than the final TMP one, but by then the script revolved around the idea of a refit Enterprise (rather than a successor) sitting in dry dock. So they were committed.

I think it was better that they redesign it more aggressively than to have gone with the Phase II enterprise, as the final refit model has aged a lot better. The Phase II model kind of looks like it's in a half-way metamorphosis and carries over too many 60s-isms.
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