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Old January 27 2013, 07:27 AM   #46
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Re: Possible Merger of Star Trek and Star Wars

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And it's a given that it's not desirable. Who wants the whole SF media universe to be homogeneous? It's good to have diverse, separate properties that offer their own distinct approaches.
Oh, I don't know about that. I really want Edward to meet Buffy...
Twilight sucks...go deeper and have Buffy & Damon from The Vampire Diaries meet!
THAT'S THE JOKE.

Edward meets Buffy. Edward gets better acquainted with Mister Pointy.
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Old January 27 2013, 07:29 AM   #47
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Oh, I don't know about that. I really want Edward to meet Buffy...
Twilight sucks...go deeper and have Buffy & Damon from The Vampire Diaries meet!
THAT'S THE JOKE.

Edward meets Buffy. Edward gets better acquainted with Mister Pointy.
We can only hope!
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Old January 27 2013, 12:50 PM   #48
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I want to see a Star Wars/Aliens crossover! I suppose the Force is strong with the Xenomorphs.
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Old January 27 2013, 04:00 PM   #49
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Begun, The Trek Wars Has.
The vast migration of Star Wars fans?
No, that's the Star Wars Trek!
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Old January 27 2013, 04:09 PM   #50
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Re: Possible Merger of Star Trek and Star Wars

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I want to see a Star Wars/Aliens crossover! I suppose the Force is strong with the Xenomorphs.

Apparently, you're not alone

http://www.cracked.com/blog/6-amazing-movie-crossovers-hollywood-should-be-making-now/
Check out #4
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Old January 27 2013, 04:22 PM   #51
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Nobody in the Star Wars universe has invented the warp drive yet, so merging of the universes would be a violation of the letter of the Prime Directive. We can't let that happen, can we? They need to grow up and throw their sissy hyperspace junk before we start any negotiations.
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Old January 27 2013, 06:04 PM   #52
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Re: Possible Merger of Star Trek and Star Wars

So which is more magical, the Force or the Universal Translator?
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Old January 27 2013, 06:29 PM   #53
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So which is more magical, the Force or the Universal Translator?
Nah, the Star Wars universe is behind once again – Charlie X, Gary Mitchell and the like seemed to master some unexplored aspect of the Force that could make even the Sith jealous.

Now, if you're kind enough not to mention light sabers, it might look like we can maintain our appearance of superiority.
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Old January 27 2013, 07:00 PM   #54
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A comic or novel whee character cross universe...sure. A merger of the two universes...uh, no. They're too different to combine. You'd have to get rid of some stuff to make it work.
Apparently the Voyager: Elite Force-based comic snuck an Imperial ship or two into its "dead space ship graveyard". That's probably the only viable approach, aye, and even then is more trouble than it's worth.
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Old January 27 2013, 07:59 PM   #55
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Old January 27 2013, 08:06 PM   #56
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Apparently the Voyager: Elite Force-based comic snuck an Imperial ship or two into its "dead space ship graveyard". That's probably the only viable approach, aye, and even then is more trouble than it's worth.
Yeah, there's what looks like an Imperial shuttle on one page, and a distant Star Destroyer on another.

There's also an Enterprise novel that has some thinly veiled references like a creature called a Nymock and a ship whose description suggests the Millennium Falcon. And in the actual shows, there are several references to Alderaan in viewscreen graphics which weren't meant to be legible (along with many other Okudagram in-jokes like the frequent Dirty Pair and Buckaroo Banzai allusions).

There are a couple of '80s Trek novel covers that have ships from Battlestar Galactica on them, but I assume that wasn't an intentional in-joke so much as the cover artists grabbing whatever spaceship reference they could find.
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Old January 28 2013, 12:50 AM   #57
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Re: Possible Merger of Star Trek and Star Wars

The Millennium Falcon [although small and quick] clearly appears during the Borg space battle in Star Trek: First Contact.

And R2D2 was seen in Star Trek [2009].

I know little nods to Star Wars happen in Star Trek from time to time.
[Although, I haven't heard of the reverse happening. Anyone know of a Star Trek ship or character appearing in Star Wars?]

More importantly, I don't think any characters [other than droids] have crossed over between the franchises. But it would be interesting. In a totally non-cannon, let's not go there again, kind of way.

Palpatine vs Gary Mitchell, anyone?
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Old January 28 2013, 01:11 AM   #58
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[Although, I haven't heard of the reverse happening. Anyone know of a Star Trek ship or character appearing in Star Wars?]
Well, the SW franchise borrowed some terminology from Trek from the start, like "deflector shield" and "tractor beam" -- terms which predated ST in the literature but were popularized by it in the mass media. And "proton torpedoes" are an obvious knockoff of photon torpedoes. Heck, even the name of the franchise was intentionally chosen to sound similar to Star Trek.

Wookieepedia lists several Trek terms that have been used in Expanded-Universe fiction, like Class-M planet, hypospray, duranium, viridium, and Epsilon Nine.
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Old January 28 2013, 03:07 AM   #59
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And runabouts!
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Old January 28 2013, 04:09 AM   #60
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Lucas apparently liked the Praxis ring effect. (...though did ILM do those FX?)
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