A Star Trek Question

Discussion in 'The Chatterbox' started by poppi, Jul 31, 2020.

  1. MVeeI

    MVeeI Well-Known Member

    Follow the money. Aliens speak the language of the sponsors.
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  2. Herm2502

    Herm2502 off to elf practice

    Dammit Jim, I'm a wetshaver, not a TV sci-fi expert

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  3. Shaver X

    Shaver X Well-Known Member

    Because nobody would have watched the show if they didn't.
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  4. Sara-s

    Sara-s This Pun for Hire

    @Shaver X that's essentially true. The plot device of the Universal Translator was the workaround, but imagine if the writers had to invent a bunch of "alien languages" and subtitle that much dialog. It really would not have been enjoyable to watch.
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