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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 53
03-25-2011, 01:26 PM
Originally Posted by Blayyde
As I said, that was how the show was sold to the network. On the surface, the heroes were broadly defined according an expected format. But they turned out to be more complex under the surface. I'm sorry that you don't see that.

The ship was SUPPOSED to have a woman in the first officer's chair. Roddenberry unfortunately couldn't swing that.
Well it wasn't the woman first officer that was the problem, it was her being played by Roddenberry's mistress/future wife that was the problem.