Re: Changes To The Observation Lounge....
"After Probert left the show at the end of the first season, the remaining illustrators weren’t quite sure what the designs that he had prepared were supposed to be for."
"They assumed that they were rejected designs for the Enterprise-D although they noticed the similarities with the Excelsior."
The excuse I had always heard was that Propert's design was too complicated to create in a limited time and budget that had to work with.
This is one account
, I'll try to find the other.
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