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Old September 3 2013, 07:29 PM   #28
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Re: Was Roddenberry a Terrible Writer?

Hober Mallow wrote: View Post
Well, that's probably because when Roddenberry tried to speak his mind Nick Meyer told him to go jump off a cliff.
To be fair, Roddenberry threw a fit about Meyer's original plan of making Saavik the traitor because he didn't like the idea of such a popular character betraying her shipmates. Meyer told him, "Well, I'm the one who created the Saavik character, so I can use her however I want. If you have a problem with it, then maybe you should give back all the money you made off the films I was involved with. Then I'll care what you think."

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