This one is a memorable episode with a spin on society in a. Seeing as how 2016 is the 50th anniversary of the uss enterprise and its faithful crew, it seems fitting to. The original series episodes 1 city on the edge of forever this one is a memorable episode with a spin on society in a earthly city and their own understanding of it where coming from a future very different. Oct 02, 2016 youve probably heard it before, even if youre not very familiar with star trek tos. Sure, tribbles may seem like an odd choice for a list of underrated star trek episodes it is, after all, a wellknown and much loved installment of the original series but. Were taking a look back at the episodes with the best costumes. We took the time to find out what the 10 best episodes of star trek. Episodes pilots 19641965 star trek s pilot episode, the cage, was completed between november 1964 and january 1965, and starred jeffrey hunter as captain christopher pike, majel barrett as number one, and leonard nimoy as spock. By senior producer david morgan watch original star trek. Check out modern star trek shows like discovery to see this concept taken to a whole other level.
The original series are, according to the fans over at imdb. Obsession the original series season 2, episode star trek has always had a deep fascination with classical literature. Discovery in the midst of its limited run on cbs, you may want to start planning how to introduce your kid to the wonderful world of the starship enterprise. Let people select their ten top episodes and then after a few weeks when many people have voted, we tall them up, take the top ten most selected and then let everyone vote on which is the best. Youll also get a link to the episode so you can enjoy the show. These are the best episodes of the fifth and to date final star trek tv show.
But there were some clunkers along the way, leading up to the infamous. Jul 27, 2016 empire counts down the 50 best star trek episodes of all time, spanning the original series, the next generation, deep space nine, voyager and enterprise. Star trek had its share of brilliant influential classics like space seed, amok time, the corbomite maneuver, and charlie x, but it had its stinkers too so were ranking all 79 episodes. Best star trek original series episodes ranked business.
Weve assembled a list of star treks 20 best original series episodes, each of. The original series that everybody needs to rewatch before the star trek discovery premier. Trouble with tribbles the original series the starship enterprise travels to deep space station k7 and has to deal with an outbreak of quickly breeding small creatures called tribbles. This engaging season finale culminates in a cliffhanger with an intriguing twist on an oftrecycled time travel plot, derivative of tos s city on the edge of forever in which the away team discovers the enterprise is no longer in orbit, and never was, and similarly in ds9s past tense, part i. And while undertaking the task of picking the greatest star trek tv episodes out of the 725 or so stories from all the different series is something of a. Check out our other top 10 lists for the other stark trek tv shows. From the introduction of khan to profound moral dilemmas, here are. Top 10 worst star trek tos episodes by akton tamko.
But with six television shows which adds up to 741 total episodes and movies, it can be hard to know where to even begin. But a careful and objective look reveals that star trek. Star trek is available to stream through netflix and amazon free to prime members, and hulu, as well as to purchase on dvd and bluray. Ds9, tos were always delightful to watch, but the crew of starfleets first enterprise were downright disturbing to watch as they murdered, seduced, conspired, and fought their way to the top of the pecking order. Top 10 most polarizing star trek tos episodes youtube. Driven by the deadly mating urge known as pon farr, spock returns to the planet vulcan in order to satisfy the most primal and compelling instinct of all. The original series, i thought id share my opinions on which episodes deserve to be regarded as the greatest ever made. Star trek is one of the most universally beloved television shows, but. To celebrate the dvd release of the 2009 film of star trek on november 17, i am going to list the top ten episodes of the star trek television show, the original series.
This episode shows picard experiencing an entire lifetime on an alien planet after being probed by a spatial time capsule. Enterprise had many terrific episodes, especially its later episodes. In this late episode, we get a classic haunted house tale. Here are our top 10 star trek episodes for kids that are cool for reasons besides bygone innovations in technology. The 10 best episodes of the original series to rewatch, ranked. Introduces the greatest star trek villain of all time, a superhuman with enhanced strength and intelligence named khan. With so many episodes of star trek out there, there were bound to be some horrible missteps. Best star trek original series episodes ranked business insider. May 18, 20 star trek had its share of brilliant influential classics like space seed, amok time, the corbomite maneuver, and charlie x, but it had its stinkers too so were ranking all 79 episodes. Jul 30, 2016 star trek beyond is the first of the new trek films that embodies the classic series adventurous spirit and hopeful tone. When star trek was rebooted in the late eighties, it came back with a wildly different crew, an updated enterprise, and sir patrick stewart as the articulate captain jeanluc picard.
Seeing as how 2016 is the 50th anniversary of the uss enterprise and its faithful crew, it seems fitting to take a look back at the series that started it all. Sep 16, 2017 with just 79 episodes in its total run, star trek. Top 10 tos episodes star trek the observation lounge. Tos i will start with number ten and countdown with new posts to the best episode of the original series. In this parallel universe, the characters are a lot meaner than they are in the main universe. Jeffrey hunter chose to withdraw from the role of pike when creator gene.
This is the first television series in the star trek franchise, and comprises 79 regular episodes over the series three seasons, along with the series original pilot episode, the cage. Top rated star trek tos episodes, according to imdb. The original series is a treat for fans of 1960s fashion. Celebrating the best series in the franchise on its 25th anniversary. Note two part episodes count as one they can be listed in any order. The 10 best star trek episodes including all network. Star trek beyond is the first of the new trek films that embodies the classic series adventurous spirit and hopeful tone. Its star treks 50th anniversary, which is funny in way because its hard for many of us to think about a time when there wasnt such a thing as trek. These are the star trek episodes that you know are terrible, but cant stop watching.
Ill be setting up one of these threads for each series. You can find chestbursting aliens, haunted spaceships, psychological torment, split. Didnt like it at first and then i realized how good it was to the timeline. Wrath of khan will always be the best of the old series and of course into darkness is the best in the new but first contact has an amazing feeling about it especially when the vulcans arrive at the end and basically save humanity from itself. Its been ten years since the final two firstrun episodes of star trek. Deep space nine television episodes in honor of its 25th anniversary. The pilot was rejected by nbc as being too cerebral among other complaints. Sep 08, 2016 from mirror, mirror to the city on the edge of forever, the staff remembers the top 5 star trek original series episodes.
But next gen absolutely served up the most horror episodes, as you can see. Happy halloween from see below for our picks of the top ten scariest trek episodes 10. The city on the edge of forever is the best episode. Episode in brief star trek tos 1x25 this sideoparadise. Conventiongoing star trek fans sort through the highlights from across the entire television franchise to seek out the single greatest trek. And a federation starship is the perfect vehicle to tell unforgettable stories. The original series seemed destined to be a forgotten relic before syndication brought it a whole new fanbase in the 1970s, relaunching the franchise to grand new heights that continue to this day. Weve assembled a list of star trek s 20 best original series episodes. Though the series had a rocky beginning, it eventually hit its stride and had many. The top 10 original star trek episodes by newsweek special edition on 1216 at 9. Aug 14, 2018 like any series, star trek has its ups and downs.
Click though our gallery to check out in chronological order the 20 best star trek episodes and the 10 worst. Aug 05, 2016 10 worst star trek episodes, according to the fans. Movienewsroom top 10 episodes of on my block according. With five liveaction tv series, each ranging from three to seven seasons, theres been a ton of great star trek over the years. The 10 best star trek episodes to watch with your kids. The 10 best episodes of the original series to rewatch. This engaging season finale culminates in a cliffhanger with an intriguing twist on an oftrecycled time travel plot, derivative of toss city on the edge of forever in which the away team discovers the enterprise is no longer in orbit, and never was, and similarly in ds9s past tense, part i. The original series may have beaten that breakdown slightly, thanks to an excellent first season and a lot of strong second season shows. The next generation ran for seven full seasons and cemented star trek as a scifi powerhouse. Deep space nine is certainly the darkest of the star trek series, literally in its lighting and in its overall tone.
The prequel to the star trek phenomena was derided by many for its bland and derivative nature. Abrams star trek reboot and fans of the original series often differ. The 10 best star trek time travel episodes, ranked nerdist. The star trek universe may be known for its heady, philosophical take on sciencefiction, and its utopian future, but it has occassionally dipped into the horror genre. In honor of star trek s 50th anniversary this month, the hollywood reporter counted down the top 100 episodes of star trek ranking them across all six tv series with help from the stars and. To mark the 50th anniversary of star trek this month, the hollywood reporter counted down the top 100 episodes of star trek across all six tv. Sep 05, 2016 the top 10 classic star trek episodes. The best and worst original star trek episodes cbs news. The episodes are listed in order by original air date, which match the episode order in each seasons original, remastered, and bluray dvd box sets. Sep 21, 2016 to mark the 50th anniversary of star trek this month, the hollywood reporter counted down the top 100 episodes of star trek across all six tv series. Underratedepisodeadvocate this episode works on a couple levels but the writers must have thought there was something more there since they made a movie from the original premise.
The top 10 star trek episodes ever the washington post. Youve probably heard it before, even if youre not very familiar with star trek tos. The city on the edge of forever fan commentary by scruffy rebel. Here are our picks for the top ten star trek time travel episodes from the franchises 53 year run. My journey through all of star trek is one series nearer to completion. Tng s best episode, beloved by all fans, is the inner light. Here are the ten best episodes of star trek, as chosen by a trek nerd who will endanger his own life by saying that star trek is better than star. He writes star treks vision of the future has almost become a reality, because now we see automatic doors, cell phones, and microwaves every day. Lists of the best episodes of television, movies, novels, broadway musicals, burgers and fries you name it are completely subjective and irrelevant. Scifi and horror go together like chocolate and peanut butter. Aug 27, 2006 let people select their ten top episodes and then after a few weeks when many people have voted, we tall them up, take the top ten most selected and then let everyone vote on which is the best.
Aug 06, 2016 10 best star trek episodes, according to the fans. Tos is official trek shorthand for the the original series, tng is the next generation. Though it introduced the greatest villain in star trek historyricardo montalbans khan noonien singhspace seed is also a special episode. Which character from the good wife are you based on your zodiac sign. Mar 29, 20 make sure that these first episodes keep them interested. The top 10 star trek episodes ever in honor of star treks 50th anniversary, my idiosyncratic but nonetheless definitive ranking of the best episodes of the trek franchise. Ive always loved journey to babel, by dorothy fontana, says writer david gerrold when asked about. When beverly crusher visits the house of her recently deceased grandmother, a ghost called ronin bewitches her. Which is why franchises like alien and predator thrive to this day. Lets go boldly where no one has gone before and decide once and for all the 10 greatest episodes of star trek. Premiering on september 8, 1966, star trek was on the air for just three years on nbc, but the series about the crew of the starship enterprise, starring william shatner and leonard nimoy, lived. Star trek was born in the era of the civil rights movement and while it was a controversial topic in the 1960s, creator gene roddenberry and.151 314 1528 563 182 903 89 1507 336 117 215 1142 560 486 905 1575 6 1535 1082 1357 703 189 64 522 900 250 1236 583 433