The Grim Ghost wrote:
Sorry, didn't mean to put somebody else's words in your mouth, it's late here.. I get what you're saying and mostly agree.
I think we can assume that the Enterprise probably investigated many other sorts of worlds off camera and that we are only shown the most interesting ones. Also I imagine that more emphasis is put on checking out the more earthlike planets, or inhabited planets in general for obvious reasons.
To your last point...yes I agree that is quite as awesome thing isn't it?! Very exciting.
And it's very exciting indeed.