Originally Posted by DS9TREK
Joss Whedon said something similar about never listening to what the fans want. "Never give them what they want, only what they need." Of course that only works up to a point. If you don't listen at all you won't know what they need...
...and that might explain why Star Trek has been around in one incarnation or another for forty-plus year and Firefly was on for 14 episodes and a marginally successful film. LOL