On the Major Spoilers Podcast, we have talked at length, as all nerds have, about the twin cornerstones of science-fiction: The sleek, clean antiseptic future of Star Trek and the dissipated, totemic long, long ago of Star Wars. Major Spoilers’ own Rodrigo has urged us all to stop the nerd-on-nerd violence, so we won’t be discussing which world is superior or has better acting. (To be frank, Shatner and Hamill kind of cancel one another out on that front.) But once in a while, you just have to let you mind wander and let your pop culture idols lay the imaginary smackdown on one another. It is, in the words of Chris Knight, a moral imperative.
The MS-QOTD (pronounced, as always “misquoted”) goes where no man has gone before. to a galaxy far, far away, asking: Who wins: Kirk and Spock or Luke and Han?