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Old May 2 2014, 10:37 PM   #8
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Re: Is Spock the main character of TOS?

Yeah, nice analysis Christopher.

As Nimoy painfully found out when the Shatner/Nimoy tensions reached a flashpoint -- according to Roddenberry -- "Bill is the star".

But the evidence sure suggests, that as far as the public goes, Spock was the star.

I'm with bbjeg, to me, Star Trek was the story of three friends : Spock, Bones and Kirk. Logic, humanity and the guy who has to decide which is better. When Star Trek veers away from this, it's just not as magical.

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