Anyway... Trek bashing (by one of the better SF authors that I've read to date) aside, I've gotten hooked on Lost. It's a pretty good show (still don't know if I'd call it SciFi) the episodes are character and plot driven, and they are cut in such a way as to keep you interested in the show, even if you haven't seen the beginning of the series. I started watching about 4 episodes before the season one finale, and kept right on watching as the repeats started airing. I found myself going "Oh, that explains the scene in the finale where..." and have to shut up, because no one else in the house was watching the finale when it aired previously and I didn't want to give it away...
I've stumbled across more sites for this show than any other show I've watched. Example?
...and that's an old list.
The obsession with names that the fans have (as illustrated here, and several other places) has been earned. Taking into account the meaning of the name "Desmond" (where did he go, anyway?) the symbology behind the Dharma logo, the Bagua (anyone else notice the black/white "swan" looks remarkably like a yin-yang?) and the meaning of the name "Dharma". How about "Jack" and "John", the two leaders who have the same first name, but couldn't be more different.? Aaron, Claire's child? Mr. Ecko? It seems that the writers are choosing names just to pique our interest. It's not surprising, and has been done in SF series for years. But it still leads you to wonder...
...Which takes you to questioning where this is all going. Reading through the ideas presented at this link (WARNING, SPOILERS) might give you an idea.
But then maybe he, as well as the writers, don't know where this is going. I'm still watching.