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Old January 6 2013, 11:05 PM   #539
Ovation
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Re: Do you think Star Trek needed a reboot?

Nagisa Furukawa wrote: View Post
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Nagisa Furukawa wrote: View Post
For example:

As I've been watching DS9, I told my roommate (roughly DalekJim and I's ages; early twenties) I was watching "Star Trek" and he immediately went to Next Generation, or as he put it, "the one that was always on TV." For people of our age, IT is the syndicated classic that's interwoven with our psyches, while "Kirk" and "Spock" remain peripheral culture figures, but few have actually seen an episode of TOS. Now that's a shame as I have the same warm love towards TOS as I do Classic Who, but this has nothing to do with quality or what should be; this is about fame, and yes, DalekJim is right; for most of the people of my generation, Next Generation is the most well-know ST.
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DalekJim wrote: View Post
Again, I'd say Jean-Luc Picard is absolutely one of the most famous characters in TV history. Everybody my age, or of any age, will know who he is.
Famous? Sure. More famous than Kirk or Spock? Umm...no. Not even close.
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