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Old July 30 2014, 06:30 PM   #353
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Re: Was NCC-1701 active for 40 years?

Timo wrote: View Post
...And lest the obvious be forgotten (I'm fairly good at stating that), there's the possibility that nobody thought the name Enterprise would be worth lobbying for, and without lobbying, the name never came up at random.
Yeah, that's pretty much how I see it. Depending on when exactly the NCC-1701 was built, there was probably just no impetus to name another ship Enterprise, as the legacy of that name wasn't really established in the Trek universe until James T. Kirk.
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