has never shied away from rehashes in the past, so why would it be a "bad direction"? As I said, Star Trek has be reusing plots, characters and situations since it's beginnings. One of its more highly regarded episodes ("Balance of Terror"
) is lifted directly from a movie.(The Enemy Below
) It's how the elements are used that's important, not the origin of the elements or if they've been used before. For my money, STID
took elements from Space Seed
and created a new and interesting story.
Its never to soon for a poll. I wouldn't be surprised if there wasn't a poll with that topic before ST09