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Old August 17 2010, 10:03 AM   #1
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Star Trek Cities

I frequently get a sense of deja vu when I see pictures of cities in ST episodes such as this one:-



I get the impression that many of the sets are used over and over for different stories set on different planets. Has anyone ever done a comparative study on this?
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Old August 17 2010, 10:39 AM   #2
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The site Ex Astris Scentia has an article on reused sets that might help you.
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Old August 17 2010, 12:58 PM   #3
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Re: Star Trek Cities

I think most matte paintings in TOS were used twice.

EDIT: Yup, from another page of the above article:
http://www.ex-astris-scientia.org/in...s_surfaces.htm
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Old August 17 2010, 10:34 PM   #4
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The site Ex Astris Scentia has an article on reused sets that might help you.
Thanks for that. It's nice to know that I was not imagining things.
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Old August 20 2010, 02:54 AM   #5
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Re: Star Trek Cities

Who doesn't love "Generic Beige City" aka "Angel One"?
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