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Old August 7 2013, 01:58 AM   #115
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Re: Fact-Checking Inside Star Trek: The Real Story

Warped9 wrote: View Post
So who was FP ripping off?
William Shakespeare. It's well-known that Forbidden Planet was inspired by The Tempest. Which, ironically, is the only Shakespeare play that isn't a remake/adaptation of a specific earlier work.
Written Worlds -- Christopher L. Bennett's blog and webpage
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