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Old 02-01-2008, 04:09 AM
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Question: If Klingons do appear in the film, do you prefer the TOS-TV look or TOS-Movie look?
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Old 02-01-2008, 04:18 AM
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TOS-TV (why not add a poll?)
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Old 02-01-2008, 04:20 AM
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the new look ... looking at the budget from the '60s and today. Not only to give it a retro touch this would silly.
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But the transformation was confirmed in DS9 and explained in ENT
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the new look ... looking at the budget from the '60s and today. Not only to give it a retro touch this would silly.
Que? TOS look definitely (Assuming of course if we see Klingons in the main part of the film and not just the Old Spock part).
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Why not both? I liked the explanation given in Enterprise, but who ever said the entire race was affected?
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Why not both? I liked the explanation given in Enterprise, but who ever said the entire race was affected?
True, true, but I suppose the episode The Savage Curtain will ultimately tell, assuming they put ridges on Khaless, even if it was based on Kirk's memory of what Khaless looked like.

It would give an explanation as to how Arne Darvin was surgically altered to look Human.
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Why not both? I liked the explanation given in Enterprise, but who ever said the entire race was affected?
That would be the best solution.

Chang in STVI had a more TOS-like look, too... but Gorkon had the new look.
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True, true, but I suppose the episode The Savage Curtain will ultimately tell, assuming they put ridges on Khaless, even if it was based on Kirk's memory of what Khaless looked like.

It would give an explanation as to how Arne Darvin was surgically altered to look Human.
Exactly. As far as we know, the only Klingons Kirk had ever seen at that point in his career were the more human-looking ones, so that's what he was given to look at.
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It was hilarious. It was as if all the Klingons sent out to meet Kirk and the TOS-era Federation ships were all the results of some failed genetic experiment to create throw-away, disposable Klingons that looked like Earthers who actually worked for Ming of the Planet Mongo.

The TMP-TNG era Klingons were a vast improvement, with their own believable culture and backstory. And the women! Wowzers-where's the blood wine!
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