"The fall 2011 season is the first time there's been no TV show, on any network, featuring people on spaceships, since probably the mid-1980s."
"What's happened to us? We haven't just lost our space shuttle program, we've lost our zest for space adventure altogether, at least in TV and movies. How can we get our love for space opera back? "
What will it take for us to get our love for the space opera genre back? During the last decade LOTR and Harry Potter helped make fantasy more popular. What will be the space opera equivalent of those that will do for space opera what LOTR and Harry Potter did for fantasy?