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Roddenberry was frustrated, and complained, "If the network wants to kill us, it couldn't make a better move." [43] He attempted to persuade NBC to give Star Trek a better day and hour, but was not successful. As a result of this and his own growing exhaustion, he chose to withdraw from the stress of the daily production of Star Trek , though he remained nominally in charge as its "executive producer". [54] Roddenberry reduced his direct involvement in Star Trek before the start of the 1968–69 television season, and was replaced by Fred Freiberger as the producer of the television series. NBC next reduced Star Trek's budget by a significant amount per episode, as the per-minute commercial price had dropped from $39,000 to $36,000 compared to the Season 2 time slot. [55] This caused a significant decline in the quality of many episodes for the 1968–69 season, [56] which emphasized " monster of the week " stories. [57] Nichols described these budget cuts as an intentional effort to kill off Star Trek :

Thesis final draft indb

thesis final draft indb

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