Re: Moore/Behr Interview: Studio wanted to get rid of Bashir/Move Stat
C.E. Evans wrote:
To be fair, I think the studio saw where the ratings were going after the end of Season 1 and realized that many fans of TNG had not embraced DS9...
Yeah, but if creatively they hadn't fought for it, something closer to Voyager may have killed the Star Trek franchise. They were flat-wrong creatively.
No Bashir? No Starfleet arrogance? No James Bond take? No genetically-engineered genius? It wouldn't have been the same without him.
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