well they where originally intended to be the "big bad guys" and I imagine they tried to reuse them a few times in the hopes they'd catch on. Deep Space Nine eventually took the Ferengi and managed to redeem em. albit not as the "new Klingons" they where intended to be.
Ira Steven Behr. ProfessorTrek 01:28, July 21, 2011 (UTC)