Re: George Lucas: Star Wars stood on the shoulders of Star Trek
WARS isn't especially known for its technobabble, but when Chapter One brought up the midichloridians, that struck me as pure TREK. Did anyone else think the same then?
It struck me as bad writing. Offering an explanation for something no one needed an explanation for.
"I had no idea you were so... formidable. " - Anan 7 to James T. Kirk, A Taste of Armageddon