it's just that bringing him back totally negated any and all lasting emotional impact of his sacrifice and death.
Oh, well...that's Trek for ya' I guess.
Okay I have to disagree a bit. You are 100% bang on right that Trek III was unbelievably contrived however it's certainly not the first time they pulled something like this...I did too, but 3 is the weakest of them all because it is terribly contrived
To each his own.The other Saavik, just did not do it for me.