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# 25
08-22-2013, 10:07 AM
Originally Posted by markhawkman View Post
....Seriously, I think that if Gene could have made TOS with modern special effects and an equally large budget he would have made something very similar to the new movies. Not EXACTLY the same, but similar.
he 'did' in fact say the following to support what you just said:

" I would have thought that having reached this point it would be fun to go back to the years in which Kirk first got the Enterprise, and met these people. Nothing would please me more than to have Star Trek come back years in the future, and bright young people and new stars and so on really make it something, and have them say ' that's better than Roddenberrys '. I'd like that. "

-Gene Roddenberry


(using this quote a lot lately, because it is very relevant to the militant 'canon non-evolution' argument some are clinging to):