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Old December 30 2012, 12:47 AM   #1
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Klingons in TNG Blu-Ray

One thing I noticed in DS9 is the color of the Klingon blood is red, not the pepto-bismol pink that was such a main point of Star Trek 6. I'm wondering if this will be corrected in the TNG Blu-Rays if and when Klingons show up.
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Old December 30 2012, 01:42 AM   #2
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Re: Klingons in TNG Blu-Ray

I would hope not... Star Trek Klingon the game used the pepto-bismol pink.... even with Gowron's intensity and crazy eyes, seeing him holding a pink stained dagger was just silly.
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Old December 30 2012, 01:58 AM   #3
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Re: Klingons in TNG Blu-Ray

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I'm wondering if this will be corrected in the TNG Blu-Rays if and when Klingons show up.
No, it won't. Plus, Klingons had been shown to have red blood before ST6 made it pink, so ST6 is the one at fault.
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Old December 30 2012, 02:01 AM   #4
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Re: Klingons in TNG Blu-Ray

ST6 had the pink blood integrated into the story and dialogue, so that was a proper retcon. It's was no longer just about visual continuity.
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Old December 30 2012, 02:03 AM   #5
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Nice pink silliness.
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Old December 30 2012, 02:25 AM   #6
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Re: Klingons in TNG Blu-Ray

At least it wasn't green... That would be confusing.
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Old December 31 2012, 09:29 AM   #7
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Re: Klingons in TNG Blu-Ray

It was only pink in ST6 to keep the MPAA off their backs. Trek is inconsistent often, get used to it.
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Old December 31 2012, 12:35 PM   #8
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Mr Silver wrote: View Post
At least it wasn't green... That would be confusing.
While were at it. Why is your user name so green-ish?

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It was only pink in ST6 to keep the MPAA off their backs. Trek is inconsistent often, get used to it.
Yeah, but it's actually integrated into the story, so it's not JUST because of the rating.
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Old December 31 2012, 01:12 PM   #9
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It was only integrated in the home release. In the theatrical version it wouldn't have mattered what color it was.
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Old December 31 2012, 01:19 PM   #10
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Extended Editions for the win!
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Old December 31 2012, 09:04 PM   #11
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At least it wasn't green... That would be confusing.
While were at it. Why is your user name so green-ish?
Perhaps because he's changed his username, he used to be Captain M.
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Old January 1 2013, 04:39 AM   #12
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Re: Klingons in TNG Blu-Ray

Even if they were so inclined, I would think making the correction would be technological hurdle on a limited time and budget.
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Old January 3 2013, 02:16 AM   #13
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I suppose they should make them all smooth-headed while they're at it.
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