Maybe you consider yourself one of the Trekkies (or Trekkers, as the die-hards would insist upon); perhaps you’ve declared yourself a student of Yoda’s wisdom and spent hours noodling over the phenomenon of midichlorians. On the other hand, you might think Gene Roddenbery’s optimistic visions of “Wagon Train in space” are just so much naive hogwash; or you might be firmly convinced that the Star Wars prequel trilogy “raped your childhood.”
Just as some folks go for Flash Gordon over Buck Rogers (or vice versa), and some prefer Batman to Superman, or Bugs over Mickey, loyalists of sci-fi franchises tend to decamp in favor of one over the other.
Irv must now choose. May The Force Be With Him: