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Old 05-16-2009, 06:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Saquist View Post
If I recall transporters weren't just done for flare...but to avoid lengthy shuttle scenes.
A quick jump to the planet with out all the fuss.

That's definitely a contrivance.
Originally Posted by kevin View Post
That's exactly why it was invented. A way to quicken up the story was all that was behind it.
As I remember it, they didn't have the budget to land the E every week, so Gene came up with the transporter idea. A purely monetary decision that worked out better than anyone could have imagined.
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