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Steve De Young
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Posted: 16 January 2020 at 9:37am | IP Logged | 1 post reply

Why is it so hard for folks to accept that there are a lot of other people who like the things that they don't?
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Rob Ocelot
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Posted: 18 January 2020 at 7:26am | IP Logged | 2 post reply

The TNG crew cameos were all shot after the first six episodes were in the can.

Which in and of itself doesn't indicate anything other than perhaps the logistics of coordinating actor schedules and the economies of maximizing the production budget by shooting all their required scenes in one sitting (including different episodes).   

The writers have stated that at least one appearance was added after production started because they realized the episode would work better with a particular TNG character there.   It's an interesting admission to make at this stage of the game.   No matter what they do they are going to be criticized -- too much or too little callbacks to TNG is going to upset someone somewhere so perhaps they decided to begin the criticism deflection process early.   For all we know this is the often-denied Worf cameo they said wasn't happening.


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Brian Miller
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Posted: 18 January 2020 at 7:49am | IP Logged | 3 post reply

Man, Worf will never catch a break.
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Brian Hague
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Worf continued on for years after the cancellation of Next Generation and appeared in all of the TNG films even after he'd joined DS9. Plus he's in one episode of Webster. 

He's reportedly appeared on-screen more times than any other character in Trek history, period. He's had a number of breaks actually.

I do feel bad for Sulu, however.


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Brian Miller
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He's a captain, now.
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Matt Reed
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Posted: 19 January 2020 at 2:26am | IP Logged | 6 post reply

No surprise to long time members of the forum, but I hate Worf. 

There.  I said it.  Out loud even!

That said?  Really looking forward to PICARD.
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