...person who shouldn't voice their opinion. Correct? They were successful because they made tons of money, they made tons of money because there is a built in audience for anything Star Trek. Put "Star Trek" on the marquee of any theatre and people will flock in and pay, regardless of what is being shown. But will it be considered "classic" in fifty years? Did it attract new fans to any degree, or just reel in the old ones again? "Reinvigorated"? What needed to be reinvigorated? Something that had been consistently popular for, at that point, over a half century, with five TV series, nine or ten movies, and a warehouse of merchandising? No, what we got was not "reinvigorating" it was reinventing; dump all that has gone before, keep the names and terminology, and create something entirely different that appeals to those raised on the internet and iphones, for whom anything over a year old is outdated and must be updated - all flash and noise and chaotic action scenes with frat boy heroes and little vision, concept, or depth. And I see this as the direction of any new ST, which I do not consider "true" ST so will not watch. (Let's "reboot" Gunsmoke with Marshall Dillon and Miss Kitty as alien vampires and Festus as a zombie; I've no doubt such a movie would be quite popular today ...but would it be "Gunsmoke"?) It is time to let ST rest in peace. "All In the Family" - excellent writing, acting, direction; well deserving of its status as a classic ...until the departure of Mike and Gloria, which removed the entire concept of the show - the conflict between the ultra liberal Meathead and the ultra conservative Archie, mediated by Dingbat and Gloria. They should have pulled the plug then. But no, there are still sponsors waiting, money in hand. So the next season sees Archie and Edith take in a boarder, a liberal Hispanic lady (written in such a stereotyped style I'm surprised this got on the air even back then); didn't work, she was gone at the end of the season. The next season saw them resort to that hoary old plot line that is the staple of TV writers bereft of creativity - bring on the cute precocious little kid; so the bunkers get custody of Stephanie. And what was once a program of social commentary and satire becomes the stale sitcom stereotype of grumpy old man and cute precocious kid. The sad deterioration of a once great show all because they wanted to milk a cash cow til they killed it. As for Happy Days' sequels ... Laverne and Squirrely was one of the most idiotic, inane programs I've ever seen, there was not one likable character on it. And that is why it was so popular, it was LCD programming (least common denominator) - make something dumb enough that anyone can watch it and they will. Just my opinion.