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Old September 17 2013, 05:32 AM   #42
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Re: STiD, Kirk and the Abrams Team

Maurice wrote: View Post
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MLK was a visionary. Roddenberry used an easily palatable tag-line to help peddle his wares and started to believe his own rhetoric late in his life.
This.
Double this. In fact...THAT!
All of these!

On a serious note, though, I do agree with Khan444 that Gene had some good ideas. Still, his best contribution, IMO, is the Star Trek franchise. It was a good idea that hit at the right time, and worked because the casting was right (on the second try), and the writing was solid. That's what made it all work.
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