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Old May 15 2013, 07:28 PM   #1
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TOS Writer Guide Unearthed?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...s-TV-show.html
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Old May 15 2013, 09:08 PM   #2
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From the article:

Writers were reminded to 'build your episode on an action-adventure frame-work. We must reach out, hold and entertain a mass audience of some 20,000,000 people or we simply won't say on the air.'
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Old May 15 2013, 09:26 PM   #3
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^JJ Abrams must have snuck those lines in there. I bet the paper doesn't match the rest.
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Old May 15 2013, 10:13 PM   #4
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What do they mean, "unearthed?" That's the same version of the writers' guide I bought from Lincoln Enterprises decades ago -- it's on my shelf not four feet from me right now. There are a gazillion copies of it out there already.
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Old May 15 2013, 11:02 PM   #5
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^^^
What he said. Plus the majority of what is in that guide was also printed in The Making of Star Trek, which sold another gazillions of copies.
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Old May 15 2013, 11:16 PM   #6
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Well, they call it the Daily Fail.
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Old May 16 2013, 04:11 AM   #7
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Re: TOS Writer Guide Unearthed?

And whose copy does the Daily Mail happen to "unearth"?
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Old May 16 2013, 09:31 AM   #8
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Re: TOS Writer Guide Unearthed?

This is what is known in the newspaper business as a Slow News Day.
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Old May 16 2013, 01:34 PM   #9
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Re: TOS Writer Guide Unearthed?

GSchnitzer wrote: View Post
This is what is known in the newspaper business as a Slow News Day.
Well, there's always some "how did this politician screw up today?" or "Naked, jilted ex-lover butchers boyfriend over TV remote" story they can exploit.

...on second thought, maybe a ST story that's not really news was a good choice.
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Old May 16 2013, 01:55 PM   #10
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Christopher wrote: View Post
What do they mean, "unearthed?" That's the same version of the writers' guide I bought from Lincoln Enterprises decades ago -- it's on my shelf not four feet from me right now. There are a gazillion copies of it out there already.
The writer of that article seems to have a tendency toward the overly dramatic. According to him, the Guide's mention that the uniforms have no pockets is "hilarious."
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Old May 17 2013, 03:33 AM   #11
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Its news to somepeople,.. like me!!!! Haha

guess ill to check it out!
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