Doug Drexler tribute to Matt Jefferies...

Discussion in 'Star Trek - The Original & Animated Series' started by Warped9, Aug 8, 2014.

  1. Warped9

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  2. Push The Button

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    Well worth watching.
     
  3. Doug Otte

    Doug Otte Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Well done. Thanks for the link.
     
  4. Forbin

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    Very nice.
     
  5. Albertese

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    That was excellent. Jefferies remains one of my favorites.

    And I loved Neil Degrass Tyson's comments at the beginning. So true.

    --Alex
     
  6. mach7

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    Very nice, Thanks for posting it.
     
  7. publiusr

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    He, more than Roddenberry, made Star Trek--at least to me. Had everything else been the same, and the Enterprise just some finned rocket--this very website would likely not exist.

    Matt brought elegance to the universe that no equation will ever match
     
  8. Warped9

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    In fairness to Roddenberry he pointed MJ in the right direction. GR laid out the basic guidelines which helped MJ get started. GR made a point of wanting to distance themselves from anything that had been done before or anything remotely likely in the near future.

    While it's true MJ did eventually use a saucer shape the end result is greater than that one familiar element. Despite the prominant saucer I've never heard of anyone saying MJ's design being just a variation of a flying saucer.