The next generation was the series that carried the torch of the star trek franchise into a new era of television. To create this countdown i looked at episodes from the original series, the next generation, deep space nine. Mar 18, 2011 sums up star trek for people who havent seen it before. He survived several plane crashes, the final one happening while he was the pilot. The animated series tas, originally aired as star trek and as the animated adventures of gene roddenberrys star trek, is an american animated science fiction television series created by gene roddenberry. Some of these quotes have made their way into other areas of popculture. Star trek can sometimes be a serious affair, showing the issues that modern society faces through the lens of science fiction.
Funnier still, one expanded universe novel has kirk reprogram an emh to resemble mccoy. 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. It originally aired from september 8, 1973 to october 12, 1974 on nbc, spanning 22 episodes over two seasons. Oct 21, 2015 full episodes from star trek cassie olson. The fasterthanlightspeed measurement in star trek is known as warp. I wonder how many takes it took them to get through it without laughing. But it is one of star treks most hilarious episodes, and it makes the. Commander spock is one of the funniest characters on the star trek. The 10 best episodes in star trek tv history, ranked. 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 pil. Due to budget issues, the original trek did a lot of episodes of the enterprise crew meeting cultures much like old earth.
It consisted of twentynine episodes, which is the highest number of episodes in a season for the original series of star trek. The gorn have since appeared, or been mentioned, in various star trek books, video games, and other media properties, including the 1973 episode the time trap of star trek. It has transcended its cheap sets and rubber prosthetics to become a part of. Discovery and soon picard, there have been over 800 episodes of the franchise. So it basically ends up as meaning fasterthanfasterthanlight travel. Star trek iii and v both involve klingons, but the sixth movie is the most significant. We took the time to find out what the 10 best episodes of star trek. Star trek, season 1, episode 26 1967 the horta has a funny story, says original series story editor d. The original series episodes the changeling is the third episode of the second season of the american science fiction television series star trek.
Jul 06, 2009 three of the funniest scenes in star trek, the original series. Written by john meredyth lucas and directed by marc daniels, it was first broadcast on september 29, 1967. The series originally aired from september 1966 through june 1969 on nbc. It is the second live action series of the star trek franchise, and comprises a total of 178 episodes over seven seasons. The original series, two regularly wore red shirts lieutenant nyota uhura, and montgomery scotty scott. This episode actually presents a fun twist on the idea while offering great comedy. Funny spock lines and moments from season 2 youtube.
Enterprise explore the galaxy and defend the united federation of planets. The original series, originally created by gene roddenberry, premiered on nbc on september 8, 1966 and concluded on april, 1967. Here are 20 of the funniest star trek episodes ever to show how it. While both characters are beloved, it was the men of the 1960s star trek who typically had a higher mortality rate putting scotty in the firing line with his bright red shirt. Top 10 celebrities you didnt realize were in star trek toptenznet duration. With william shatner, leonard nimoy, deforest kelley, nichelle nichols. The phasers towards the end is definitely the highlight. Transwarp isnt actually given a clear explanation in the star trek franchise. 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. Season after season, the many tv shows which chronicle the cosmic adventures of majestic starship. Conceived by author gene roddenberry, star trek debuted sept. Just binge watched the entire star trek continues, a fan made old star trek feel episodic show, covering the time where the last show ended and the first movie. The series picks up about 95 years after the original series is said to have.
The tholian web star trek funny, star trek episodes, star. The secondseason episode of treks original series aired near. 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. In between the original series and the movie revival, the cast took part in a.
The next generation is an american science fiction television series which aired in syndication from september 1987 through may 1994. Its a cult, an injoke, a war cry, and, for the uninitiated, a prime example of all that is obsessive and bizarre in nerd culture. In this video i countdown the top 10 funniest episodes from all 5 star trek series. Since the original star trek premiered in 1966, through the 90s when no less than three star trek series were on at one time, and finally to the emergence of star trek.
My top10 favorite episodes of startrek the original series by toongal12. It has transcended its cheap sets and rubber prosthetics to become a part of our modern mythology. Airing for only three seasons in its first series, the franchise now spans a wide range of byproducts from figurines, games and. Star trek debuted as long ago as 1966 and has been a phenomenon ever since. The original series, but his humor is so subtle that you might have missed. Star trek os sulu, chekov on enterprise bridge looking on 8 x 10 photo i am a diehard william shatner fan since i was 10 years old, from the very moment when i watched my first star trek episode in william shatner is a great actor. They finally appeared again in live action form in a 2005 episode of star trek. 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. Mccoy himself turns up shortly thereafter and is not amused. I started watching it in afternoon reruns when i was in junior high. Its the last appearance of the original series crew, now in their. The creator of the original star trek series gene roddenberry was a wwii pilot and plane crash inspector. Star trek list of original episodes by thespace163.
These are the star trek episodes that you know are terrible, but cant stop watching. He stopped flying shortly after that and began developing the original star trek. This is the first television series in the star trek franchise, and comprises 79 regular. Created by gene roddenberry, the science fiction television series star trek starred william shatner as captain james t. 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. The original series, view video clips and full episodes on. The original series 19661969 1966 1967 1968 1969 1988. A collection of short, funny jokes related to star trek. Hayesgehrke star trek the original series is the first science fiction series that i watched. Jan 18, 2019 here are 20 of the funniest star trek episodes ever to show how it brought the laughs as much as drama for a scifi icon. The original series are, according to the fans over at imdb. The horta has a funny story, says original series story editor d.
Join the conversation and connect with cbs s star trek. The original series was an attempt to show morality plays as depicted. May 07, 2016 the fasterthanlightspeed measurement in star trek is known as warp. Enterprise 20012005 took us back in time to the early days of starfleet before the formation of the federation. Three of the funniest scenes in star trek, the original series. The original series was an attempt to show morality plays as depicted in the future, touching on racism, biggotry, greed and inequality. Leonard bones mccoy aboard the fictional federation starship uss enterprise. 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. Stuntman, actor, creature creator janos prohaska did.
Hes written for magazines, the web and for several highly respected tv shows, most notably for the star trek franchise. Recommend for those that loved the original series. With a new crew, led by a new captain, aboard a new enterprise, it set the pace for every star trek series after it. The original series has spawned spinoffs, movies, and more. With its streamlined sets, updated aesthetic, and stentorian acting style, it. Sums up star trek for people who havent seen it before.
When scifi channel aired star trek uncut, walter koenig mentioned that chekov has this alter ego that wears a black suit and leather gloves. Pike is held prisoner and tested by aliens who have the power to. 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. Unintentionally hilarious things in star trek looper. Jul 24, 2019 of the main named characters in star trek. Here is a list of 28 star trek oneliners of which most people are aware. The top 10 star trek episodes ever the washington post. From its opening montage to its largely uninteresting characters to its storytelling, enterprise was inarguably the weakest of the star trek series. The enterprise visits the planet iotia which had been visited by a starfleet vessel a century earlier. George takei and walter koenig share a lighter moment while filming the original star. Here are 20 of the funniest star trek episodes ever to show how it brought the laughs as much as drama for a scifi icon. It also ran for fewer seasons than any star trek series since the original.47 626 999 442 1564 217 325 603 433 1346 235 585 1388 468 607 1588 261 532 173 750 920 15 455 796 1362 173 826 358 1369 840 1260 394 691 844 517 942 268 786 671 351 773 1436