Hanson: Zac and Isaac Debate 'Star Wars' Vs. 'Star Trek' for May the Fourth Be With You Day
Wars over Star Trek?
Isaac Hanson: It's just because light sabers are really cool.
Zac Hanson: Let's be honest. When was the last time somebody was like, "You know what? I really want a phaser!" What they say is, "I want a laser gun." You know? "I want a blaster!"
OK? A blaster's cooler than a phaser. A lightsaber's cooler than "beam me up, Scotty," that's really all it is. If you look at the outfits of Star Trek, compare them to the outfits in Star Wars. Like, you've got Storm Trooper versus Klingons. You know what? You've got a wrinkly butt face. You've got awesome blaster armor, that's pretty cool.
Isaac: Ferengi are by far the more unusual looking ones. The giant ears and the spiky teeth.
Zac: Yeah, but they're later. I mean, I don't count.
So are you talking about pure, original Star Trek? Or are you going into Star Trek: The Next Generation?
Zac: Next Generation. I think anything past Next Generation starts to get to be... Like, with Star Wars, are we really going to include the Clone Wars cartoon when we talk about Star Wars? To me, once you get past the Next Generation, you start to get into extended Star Trek lore.
So your Star Trek characters end with the Borg, then.
Zac: I'm just saying, once you get past that point, I think you get into Clone Wars cartoon saga.
How do you feel about the JJ Abrams reboot, then?
Isaac: The Star Trek movie that they just did is pretty bad ass.
Zac: I was pretty disappointed.
Isaac: You were?
Zac: I think they took everything up a notch except for the actual sci-fi quality of the greater