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Old June 7 2011, 06:21 AM   #586
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^^^Well, that is something of the vibe the show is going for. The center console is one part C-57D astrogator and one part Tardis center console.
I wouldn't be surprised if the producers of Doctor Who and the suits at MGM come knocking on the Polaris production's front door step.
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Old June 7 2011, 06:33 AM   #587
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Old June 7 2011, 06:35 AM   #588
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I wouldn't be surprised if the producers of Doctor Who and the suits at MGM come knocking on the Polaris production's front door step.
Oh, I'd be quite surprised if they wasted their time and money on that.

I think the designers did a wonderful job paying homage to a classic look. Nice work!
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Old June 7 2011, 06:37 AM   #589
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One never knows....
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Old June 7 2011, 09:30 AM   #590
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Anyone who thinks you can sue over design influences has no idea of how copyright works. Our set has touches inspired by other sci-fi show sets, as did many sci-fi sets from Star Trek to Lost in Space, but no features are direct copies from those other show. If you could sue because something resembled something else no one in Hollywood could make anything at all.
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Oh, wow. Shows how naive I am – I read the above exchange as Expo praising the Polaris work by implying the shows might scalp talent from your production. Guess I should have known better, huh?
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Old June 7 2011, 10:31 PM   #592
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Old June 8 2011, 12:01 AM   #593
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I wouldn't be surprised if the producers of Doctor Who and the suits at MGM come knocking on the Polaris production's front door step.
Oh, I'd be quite surprised if they wasted their time and money on that.

I think the designers did a wonderful job paying homage to a classic look. Nice work!
Thanks!

Please, though, don't discourage the BBC - I took one look at nuWho and said to myself "being sued by an arm of the British Government would be of extraordinary publicity value to us!" And just to top it off, I'm announcing here, for the first time anywhere, that the real "villains" of this movie are a powerful alien species...

...who call themselves "Daleqs!"
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Old June 8 2011, 03:27 AM   #594
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^^^Well, that is something of the vibe the show is going for. The center console is one part C-57D astrogator and one part Tardis center console.
I wouldn't be surprised if the producers of Doctor Who and the suits at MGM come knocking on the Polaris production's front door step.

Today, it may be meant as a compliment. Tommorow, it may be meant as an insult depending on the type of avatar he wants to use.
in the year 10,000, future archivists will find this thread and determine that he meant both and neither. The man is a genius.
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Old June 8 2011, 05:44 PM   #595
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^^^Well, that is something of the vibe the show is going for. The center console is one part C-57D astrogator and one part Tardis center console.
I wouldn't be surprised if the producers of Doctor Who and the suits at MGM come knocking on the Polaris production's front door step.

Today, it may be meant as a compliment. Tommorow, it may be meant as an insult depending on the type of avatar he wants to use.
in the year 10,000, future archivists will find this thread and determine that he meant both and neither. The man is a genius.
Reminds me of my ex-wife.
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Old June 8 2011, 06:12 PM   #596
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Did Harlan already sue?
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Old June 8 2011, 07:19 PM   #597
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Yeah, our people are on a starship - he's pretty sure that's a direct lift from COTEOF.
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Old June 8 2011, 07:47 PM   #598
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Yeah, our people are on a starship - he's pretty sure that's a direct lift from COTEOF.
Well, that and the giant time donut that figures in the plot.
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Old June 8 2011, 07:55 PM   #599
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We should probably have left Edith out too, huh?

It's homage. It always is.
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Old June 8 2011, 08:06 PM   #600
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Can't help it but it's almost begging for some of the crew to get together and have a blast doing some MST3K-style special edition.
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