Shamelessly stolen from http://www.geocities.com/Hollywood/6952/voynews.htm Brannon Braga gets tongue-tangled. Said Brannon Braga, about the names of the episodes "Arena" and "Blink of an Eye": "I've been accused by many fans for reasons that go back eight years ago, for ignoring STAR TREK lore-- of being disdainful of STAR TREK and its fans and nothing could be further from the truth. I've lived and breathed this stuff for almost a decade now. I have to consider everything. Everything that's been done. Everything we're going to do. Things that have been done already. Stories, chronology, all that stuff is so complicated. When you come up with a cool idea, you run with it, but you have to keep in mind the larger context of 500 episodes of STAR TREK and nine movies. You can't ignore it. You just can't. Just the other day, we had two scripts we were getting ready to shoot back to back, and we realized they both had titles from the original series: "Wink of an Eye" and "Arena." We had to change them. Now that's a silly example, but the fact is even titles you have to consider, because the fans do. We don't want to repeat anything. We want to keep it fresh. We want to keep it consistent and the continuity going." Feb 4, 2000.
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