Star Trek Original Series vs Star Trek The Motion Picture: What’s More Awesome?

What’s More awesome? Star Trek: The Original Series or Star Trek: The Motion Picture? You Decide!

Until then here’s what I think: I am of the undecided position.

            When I was younger and got bored I would often watch Star Trek: The Original Series on television. (When they re-aired it of course. I’m only twenty.) There were episodes that I liked and thought were very funny, and there were episodes that I thought were rather stupid. Rarely did I actually find an intense episode, but some were exciting.

            Then comes the opening of My Video Store in Emmett. As a family we decided to watch the Star Trek films. Up comes Star Trek: The Motion Picture on our television. I must admit without actually seeing the original series I would not have been able to catch all of the rich humor or enjoy any of the dazzling new special effects.

However I must make a note on the scene in which Kirk and Scotty are taking a shuttlecraft up to the newly renovated Enterprise for the first time. Continue reading

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Star Trek V.S. Star Wars: What’s More Awesome?

What’s More awesome? Star Trek or Star Wars? You decide!

Until then I’ll give my opinion. I like Star Wars best. If Star Trek and Star Wars were music I would describe Star Trek as being classical music while Star Wars would be more like rock and roll. However, I would just as soon listen to classical music as rock.

Star Wars has always caught my imagination because of the multiple alien species in it. I like that idea of meeting Wookies, Ewoks, Rodians, Hutts, and other interesting specimens. However I do not devalue the amazing Vulcan race. I love the idea of purely logical beings. Spock is one of my favorite characters of the original Star Trek series. Continue reading