Re: The abundance of ideas for a new trek show.
I tend to think this is true for movies as well, but I'm not so sure.
It's certainly true of movies intended to have a serious story. Imagine if a film like The Shawshank Redemption
were all action and no character development...
"I've sworn an oath to serve and protect the United Federation of Planets- an oath I will fulfill with my dying breath- for in my heart, I remain a creature of duty. I am Romulan." --Captain Sran, USS Naptown