posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 12:20 AM
reply to post by pheonix358
You're trying to do to Star Trek what Stargate Universe did to Stargate.
We do not need all this interpersonal crap in sci fi. Ex wife hunting ex hubby. Only one ship that can catch him?
You cannot go this far away from the series ideal or you lose your fan base.
It is that simple.
Hmmm. Very very good point,
however Star Trek has spawned more franchises than Star Gate and it still survives.
I was a fan of all 3 Star Gates, as I am a fan of all Trek franchises, however I believe the series must constantly evolve to keep generating new
interest and new fans.
If we keep pitching to the old school fans like myself, then there is a possibility that eventually there will be no fans left at all.
Evolve yes, in fact, essential.
But you want to add all of this interpersonal bull that does not belong.
Someone else wants to add CSI. I get they like CSI and they like Star Trek, but, that does not mean you combine them.
I like Dragons so lets have the Enterprise firing on Dragons who can jump through their shields.
How about Star Fleet meets races that are way above them, and they laugh at a Captain's effort to be stern.
We have always seen Star Trek in the winning seat, perhaps to evolve they need to meet new races where they are the plebs.
Take a lesson from the demise of Star Gate or follow in their footsteps.
I dont personally like CSI, I just think it would be an interesting take on Star Trek.
They have met races above them. Q, The Borg, a few I cant remember the names of from the delta quadrant. Humanity is young compared to the rest of the
Interpersonal development is a HUGE part of scifi. The Federation is all about meeting new species and overcoming differences to work together. Scifi
is just a more fantastical look on all the issues we have whenever it is written. Heck, Enterprise dealt with the Americas war on Terrorism for the
entire 3rd season.
As for Stargate, how long was Star trek off the air before The Motion Picture? Almost 15 years? The Motion Picture was supposed to be the start of a
new series, they just didnt get it off the ground. Here we are over 50 years later and still have Trek in one way or another. Good scifi always lasts.
I know these werent very succesful, but Starship Troopers was written in the 50's, and made into a movie in the 90's with recent talk of a remake
(Thankfully, more faithful to the book), and the John Carter series in the early 1900's, Enders Game(Havent seen the movie yet)... Give it time.
Stargate will be back eventually. Tne original movie was supposed to be a trilogy, and Emerich wants to reboot it.
I dont know if anyone hear has heard of it, but theres an excellent book series by Randolf Lalond(?), called Spinward Fringe, that is up to 8 books
now. Starts off slow, but really finds its groove after a couple of books.
edit on 7-2-2014 by captb13 because: spelling again