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Opinion: Everything wrong with the new Star Trek’s vision of a godless future

Opinion: Everything wrong with the new Star Trek’s vision of a godless future

(Jan Thijs, CBS ENTERTAINMENT)



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Star Trek fans have been waiting 12 years to see the long-running franchise return to television and on Sept. 24, fans will get what they want when "Star Trek: Discovery" airs on CBS. To many, a TV landscape without Star Trek has felt godforsaken.

Oh wait — but they can’t feel that way. Because you can’t even say the word “god” on this show.

As revealed in a recent article from Entertainment Weekly, when cast member Jason Isaacs (best known as Harry Potter’s Lucius Malfoy) ad-libbed the phrase “For god’s sake,” writer Kirsten Beyer interrupted his performance and forced him to find a different phrase.

“You can say (the f-word) before you can say ‘God,’” she told him.

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Jared Whitley

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