Nerdius Maximus wrote:
And anyone who just can't get into or watch classic Trek because of it's "Cheesy" effects is too superficial to understand what Star Trek is all about in the first place.
That's hardly true; there's certainly no evidence that Trek fans are smarter or more discerning than people who don't like it.
The need for new effects was driven by the demands of high definiton TV; the original effects were simply inadequate. C'est la guerre.