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Old August 28 2013, 03:52 PM   #32
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Re: Better ideas for Generations

T'Girl wrote: View Post
CommishSleer wrote: View Post
4. Show the natives Picard wants to save so we could care about them
There wouldn't have been much of a chance to create a brand new species, and get to know them shoehorned into limited time span of a movie, however having instead of Veridian Three it be a planet that TNG had priviously visited might have been better.

Bry_Sinclair wrote: View Post
TNG was on air for seven seasons, amassed a big fanbase of its own and was about to go into feature films, surely the series had enough weight behind it to do its first film without a crossover.
In order to work, the movie had to bring in a non-TNG audience.

James T. Kirk is Star Trek.

Late TNG had phenomenally high ratings and STFC was a big hit without the TOS crew, so I don't see how you can make that argument. By the time of Generations, Next Gen was a success on its own.
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