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Old March 28 2013, 03:02 PM   #54
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Re: When did voyager go wrong?

From what I understand, the reason Chakotay is a bunch of stereotypes is because Michael Piller and Jeri Taylor got taken in by a con man who presented himself as a Native American expert, instead of them going out to recruit actual academics.

IIRC, in Fade In, Piller explains the whole Maquis in uniform thing at the end of Caretaker as a result of audience focus testers hating the conflict in DS9.
A business man and engineer discuss how to launch a communications satellite in the 1960s:
Biz Dev Guy: Your communications satellite has to be the size, shape, and weight of a hydrogen bomb.
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