Ed Driscoll

Sci-Fi Swan Songs, Big Screen And Small

In a few weeks, Star Trek: Enterprise will be ending its run, and with it, the end of first-run Star Trek episodes since Star Trek: The Next Generation debuted 18 years ago.

James Lileks has a typically witty recap of the various series and their pluses and minuses, over at the The American Enterprise magazine.

Meanwhile the swan song of another long-running science fiction series will be debuting later this month in theaters. Jim Geraghty explores the hypocrisies of its creator.

Of course, we haven’t seen the last of either franchise. I just wish we’d speed up our manned exploration of the real thing.

Update: More from Geraghty on Lucas.