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Old September 30 2013, 03:44 PM   #207
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Re: Fact-Checking Inside Star Trek: The Real Story

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The original DVDs don't get it quite right, since multiple people remember The Corbomite Maneuver having the cello theme.
In syndication since the early 70s, the electronic version was used in the first five aired episodes. Even though "Corbomite" was first in production order, it aired later - hence the cello.
The cello theme was actually recorded in the same session as the Corbomite Maneuver score, so it couldn't have been used before it was available (easily the most obvious thing I've ever said), which was only a few weeks after the premiere anyway. So that fits, but I always thought Mudd's Women had the electric violin theme. However, I was a kid, so I'm more than willing to be wrong.
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