No, you can't. You must like the Original Series in order to be a fan. Period. Yes, you can like others better, but you have to like the Original Series, too. https://t.co/h89W9L6DTX
— Star Trek: The Original Timeline 🏳️🌈🖖 (@StarTrekOT) April 12, 2018
You do not have to like TOS to like Star Trek. Never have I read a more absurd notion.