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Old September 4 2013, 04:30 PM   #52
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Re: Was Roddenberry a Terrible Writer?

Sran wrote: View Post
Don't put words in my mouth. I never said that it was a mash-up
Actually that is what you said. Your own words, verbatim, were:
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TVH is actually a combination of two scripts put together.
And that's what "mash-up" means in this case. That sentence, taken out of context, is misleading. What you went on to say is more correct:

Bennett wrote the film's beginning and end. Meyer has everything in the middle, including the bulk of the San Francisco scenes, as he used a lot of ideas that were in Time After Time.
But that's not "two scripts put together." That's two authors dividing the labor on a single script. If you'd just left out that first sentence, you would've been fine.
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