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‘Star Trek’ meets ‘Star Wars’ in an incredible sci-fi mashup

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The cast for "Star Wars: Episode VII" may have been announced this week, but the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise-D is just getting around to the first entry in George Lucas' epic space opera.

Watch as Picard, Riker, Data and the rest of the bridge crew struggle to make sense of this new civilization they've discovered. The best part comes midway through, when Alderaan blows up, and all Worf can do is recommend going to yellow alert.

At least they observed the Prime Directive.