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Star Trek: 10 Reasons The Eugenics War Would Make A Quality TV Series

ricardo-montalban-as-khan-in-star-trek-ii At the ripe old age of 47, it's fair to say that no other science fiction franchise has achieved as much as Star Trek. Star Wars is essentially just six films (even in terms of Expanded Universe, it's surely still trailing behind Trek), and despite being a cult classic for decades, even Doctor Who has only just broken into mainstream popularity in terms of the global market. For all those who use this as evidence that it's recent reboot was far from necessary though, it's also important to remember that Star Trek's achievement at churning out episode after episode for eighteen years straight was also its biggest downfall. To date Star Trek comprises six television series (five live action and one animated) and twelve feature films. Of these 730(ish) onscreen adventures, nearly 620 were released between 1987 and 2005, something which proved that you can have too much of a good thing, and it is unsurprising that Star Trek: Enterprise's voyage was cut short after a diagnosis of "Franchise Fatigue". That was nearly ten years ago though, and as many fans are now somewhere between ready for a new series and actively encouraging it, The Eugenics Wars could be just what is needed to give the franchise not only the shake up it needs, but one that new fans and old can all agree on...
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