Re: You know what I just realized...
I wish Star Trek was still dead.
Well, it's not, at least for now.
Also, your post is pretty much a self-contained blog entry, rather than a thread-starter; there's not really a topic for discussion here, so I'll just close this now.
"It is my belief that nearly any invented quotation, played with
confidence, stands a good chance to deceive." — Mark Twain