Restoring TAS

Discussion in 'Star Trek - The Original & Animated Series' started by Ronald Held, Jan 1, 2018.

  1. Tim Thomason

    Tim Thomason Commodore Commodore

    May 27, 2009
    Daniels' Illinois
    I'm fine with pink as the Kzinti warrior color on their uniforms and spaceship (although that wasn't Sutherland's intention), but it should not be used on the Klingon uniforms or the tribbles, both of which were intended to match their TOS appearance. I consider that a production mistake, the same as Chapel's red arm or Scotty's occasional promotion to Captain.

    If Star Trek were to ever bring the Kzinti back (as was looked into for Lions of the Night and Enterprise Season 5), then I'd wish for a heavy dose of pink in homage to TAS.
  2. CorporalCaptain

    CorporalCaptain Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Feb 12, 2011
    I don't agree.

    While giving tribbles the assortment of colors that they had in TOS might arguably have been more authentic, it would have been so time-consuming as to have been prohibitively expensive, and TAS tribbles weren't even genetically identical to TOS tribbles anyway. Plus, I found pink rather befitting for TAS tribbles.

    As for the Klingon uniforms, so what? Can't the Klingons change their uniforms? Or can only Starfleet do that? Or do Klingons always have to coordinate their uniform changes with Starfleet uniform changes?
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2018
  3. JonnyQuest037

    JonnyQuest037 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Feb 6, 2005
    Parsippany, New Jersey, USA
  4. Lieut. Arex

    Lieut. Arex Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    May 18, 2001
    Nav console
  5. johnnybear

    johnnybear Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Sep 7, 2014
    Klingons in pink and with perms didn't look quite right! But they sure knew how to draw a D-7 Cruiser didn't they!
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  6. Forbin

    Forbin Admiral Admiral

    Mar 15, 2001
    I said out, dammit!
    I'd be in favor of a CGI remake, using the original soundtracks as-is. I love the TAS music, despite its limited amount of cues. I think it would be fun.