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Of “Lightning” – Why Trek isn’t as Popular as it Used to Be (As of 1997)

Trek fans are spoiled. Our expectations (and possibly those of Paramount) are too high. We are not the only player. To judge the success of subsequent incarnations of Trek against the ratings and buzz of TNG, in an arena where sci-fi is common and Trek has been around for YEARS, is to ensure that every subsequent incarnation of Trek automatically seems like a failure. Anyone in the entertainment industry will tell you that a project does not succeed or fail based solely on its own merits.…Read on!Of “Lightning” – Why Trek isn’t as Popular as it Used to Be (As of 1997)