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Old May 16 2014, 02:45 AM   #122
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Re: TNG: Dark Mirror by Diane Duane Review Thread (Spoilers!)

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I once had the idea for a TV series that would have been kind of "Star Trek" crossed with "Sliders"...
I've had the thought that if Roddenberry had decided from the start to do a show about alternate histories rather than space travel, it would've been a much more sensible explanation for all the parallel Earth cultures they kept using. No need for Preservers or Hodgkins' Law or cultural contamination to explain the gangster planet or the Roman planet or the Nazi planet or whatever, just do Sliders a few decades early.
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