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Old March 25 2014, 04:05 AM   #29
Hober Mallow
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Re: Question about uniform changes

JarodRussell wrote: View Post
At the beginning of DS9, it was clearly the destinction between starship and starbase personnel.
We saw a lot of starbase personnel on TNG, always with the standard TNG uniform. Maybe I'm wrong, but until "Generations," I don't recall ever seeing any non-DS9 guest star in the DS9 uniform.

It was clearly a distinction of some kind, you're right. Maybe it was the uniform not for all starbases, but for the Deep Space stations.

While I wasn't crazy about the uniform change to the FC gray tops, it did allow for a really great WTF! moment, when we find out Bashir has been replaced by a Changeling and the real Bashir is still wearing the old uniform.
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