Re: Forced perspective, painted backdrops and the refit Enterprise
^^ My thoughts exactly. It looks like they deliberately created a Constellation Class cousin.
The one model kit where they really
screwed up assembly, IMHO, was the one in a TNG episode where they put the stern end of the nacelles to the front.
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