Re: Rolling Stone Magazine calls for the return of TNG to TV
Actually when they went out on TV the public definitely cared about them. They didn't lose popularity in the realm of TV.
It's still popular to some degree with Star Trek fans. But it has really been forgotten by the population at large.
"...the most elementary and valuable statement in science, the beginning of wisdom, is I do not know." - Lt. Commander Data, "Where Silence Has Lease"