Balance of terror, balance of evidence?

Discussion in 'Star Trek - The Original & Animated Series' started by C57D, Mar 4, 2017.

  1. Snowy Road

    Snowy Road Crimbo crossing Premium Member

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    Only if errors in a reference book counts as anything.
     
  2. johnnybear

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    Which is what I've been saying all along!
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  3. Snowy Road

    Snowy Road Crimbo crossing Premium Member

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    That errors in a reference book count?????
     
  4. johnnybear

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    References in a book, novel or whatever can't be canon! Bit like Enterprise I guess!
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  5. johnnybear

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    You answered my last post before I could get to it due to a computer gremlin I'm afraid!
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  6. Snowy Road

    Snowy Road Crimbo crossing Premium Member

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    Nothing like Enterprise. Hate all you want, but don't pull that "not canon" bullshit. Me I don't like Voyager. But it's canon.
     
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  7. johnnybear

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    Language!!! I don't mind Voyager myself but disliked Entyprise! Besides we're supposed to be debating TOS and not the other shows I thought!
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  8. Snowy Road

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    We can curse. We can discuss ENT in relationship to TOS. It's not preschool and the walls between forums aren't that solid.
     
  9. johnnybear

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    But I don't want to discuss ENT!
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  10. Snowy Road

    Snowy Road Crimbo crossing Premium Member

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    Then don't bring it up.
     
  11. johnnybear

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    I won't don't worry!
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  12. Nyotarules

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    Well the crew of the USS Anothership talked about them all the time....
     
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  13. Snowy Road

    Snowy Road Crimbo crossing Premium Member

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    Captain Thatguy has many tales.
     
  14. Shawnster

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    I read that the Romulans were intended to be the main villain but the ears were going to prove too expensive. The Klingons were created to replace the Romulans as the main villain. The Klingons appeared 7 times in TOS - 6 in actual form and 1 in the Excaliban' recreation of Kahless. Harve Bennett felt the Klingons were enough established as the main villain to have them be the ships in the Kobyashi Maru (and that also saved FX money to re-use the Klingons from TMP) and STIII.
     
  15. Snowy Road

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    Do what they did in BOT. Helmets for the background. Ears for the main.
     
  16. Anwar

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    How are pointed ears more expensive that the wannabe Mongol looks given to every Klingon?
     
  17. FormerLurker

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    The latex and the molding process take both time and money that gluing hair (on the main characters) and the swarthy makeup don't. The makeup is pennies per application, for instance, while each pair of ears cost hundreds in manhours and materials.
     
  18. Shawnster

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    Does anyone have a link to the call sheets (or whatever they are) for Shatner and Nimoy? They list the schedule and the times the actors needed to be on set at the start of the day and when their makeup was applied, etc... I believe Nimoy had to be there earlier than Shatner.

    Of course, Shatner wasn't made up with a swarthy look and facial hair. It might give us a clue, however, to the time it took to make someone look Vulcan (or Romulan).

    And all that goes out the window by the move and TNG era when the Klingons gained a much more involved makeup process.
     
  19. Forbin

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    Well, not facial hair.
     
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  20. johnnybear

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    Don't forget that Tige Andrews, William Campbell, Michael Pataki and their crew avoided the heathen look due to an error in the makeup department! :guffaw:
    JB