Re: STID "tracking" for $85-90 million opening [U.S. box office]
I am not Spock wrote:
True. Everything Gene said should be taken with a grain of salt. There was a time when he even disavowed TOS as canon! When he was promoting TNG.
He didn't consider TFF or TUC canon either. And didn't like the military direction of the series after TMP.
He was also a giant cokehead who had a good idea in the 60s. The rest? Not as good.
ENOUGH OF THIS TURGID BASH WANKERY! - Squiggy