Cutter John wrote:
I think the difference is, we're willing to put up with scientific BS in Trek because the stories are interesting and we like the characters.
[cough]ST Voyager - Thresholod[cough] [cough]ST Voyager - Any episode on the holodeck at Fairhaven[cough]
[cough] TOS Spocks Brain [cough]
[cough] TNG - Code of Honor - Skin of Evil - Shades of Gray [cough]
In any case, I got your point that we generally like the characters whereas in Battleship
apparently people did not.
I was just saying that Trek is notorious for using plot devices that are all but forgotten in subsequent episodes to solve problems and to criticize it for doing so leaves Trek IMO ripe for the same observations.