I liked DS9, but I don't think it could be more crystal clear that there wasn't any kind of long-term planning.
R. Star wrote:
King Daniel Into Darkness wrote:
The DS9 master plan was as follows:
Yeah... I guess TOS copied every other sci-fi series too because it was about a ship in space. Nevermind small details like DS9 airing before B5... by over a year if you take away that one shot pilot.
There are a lot of similarities beyond the superficial between DS9 and B5, but I think that has to do simply with beginning with similar premises and coincidence than with conspiracies.