For Comic-Con weekend, it’s time to re-watch Galaxy Quest (The Verge)

The Thermians are essentially fans writ large, driven to emulate the admirable principles that inform the series, while remaining blind to the flaws of its extremely human creators. Free from cynicism, they wholeheartedly embrace the virtues of a show that’s opened up possibilities they’d never previously imagined.”

That’s the appeal of science fiction and fantasy at its best. It routinely tries to imagine how heroes act. It asks readers to ask themselves: How should a good person act in times of adversity?