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Old August 6 2013, 09:49 AM   #26
Bry_Sinclair
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Re: So many Mirandas/So few Constitution-refits?

Darkwing wrote: View Post
I believe I recall Roddenberry making "no Connies" an edict in early TNG, just as he decided the main ensemble should not include a Vulcan.
I remember reading someing ages ago about the early development of TNG, which did include a female Vulcan in the cast as a descendant of Spock--as a direct link between TOS abnd TNG. It didn't get much further through the development, though I'm sure there was a possible actress they had in mind for the role.

USS Excelsior wrote: View Post
And in the Dominion war battles we didn't see any Sovereign class starships either.
We have no evidence there are more than two Sovereign's built (the Sovereign itself and the E-E). Both of which could have been assigned the duties of several other ships needed on the frontlines (such as how in Insurrection the E-E was really more of a status symbol, carrying out lots of other missions away from the fighting).
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