Originally Posted by Samuel
In every movie a ship was needed to varying degrees, space battles or not. #1 to go meet Vger, #2 to battle Khan, #3 to go get Spock, #4 to go get the whales, #5 to go to the end of the universe, #6 to go meet the Klingons, be blamed for attacking them, and to ultimately save the day... and onwards. Also, since we are talking about movies and not TV the ship must be involved in some way.
but would it be acceptable to audiences if Enterprise was missing?
I've been thinking that she is a major character after all.
would we be satisfied after a movie if she only returned in the last few minutes after waiting two or three years bewtween movies.
I'm starting to think I wouldn't like it myself