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What is your favorite Star Trek episode, any series?

Discussion in 'TV Talk' started by Dan From Smithville, Jun 12, 2021.

  1. Dan From Smithville

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    As a child I was frightened by the gorn on the original series episode "Arena", now it is one of my favorite episodes. I really like "Under the Pale Moonlight" episode of DS9 too.
     
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    there are so many great episodes, but my favorite series is Voyager
     
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    I can’t stand Deep Space Nine, Voyager... if there’s nothing else on tv.

    TNG... too many to name.
     
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    I can't pick just 1. Here are my favorites:

    TOS: Trouble with Tribbles

    TNG: Inner Light, Yesterday's Enterprise, Best of Both Worlds (both parts)

    DS9: The Visitor, Siege of AR-558, Little Green Men, Far Beyond the Stars
     
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    I have never cared for much sci-fi.
    I have always viewed star trek and star wars as nothing more than a fantasy belief like a god. Not to be a funny bunny but its just beating a dead horse.
     
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    Darnok

    The Inner Light

    Both TNG
     
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    It's difficult to make a definite choice. Overall, TNG had some mostly serious, often philosophical atmosphere about it, while TOS was much more lighthearted, sometimes comedic. Comparing them is comparing apples and pears. I followed TNG as a teenager, admiring Picard as the uber-patriarchal captain figure. That's why watching TNG today sometimes makes me cringe. I like the TNG "court shows" best, where several viewpoints to a disputed issue are shown.

    - "A Matter of Perspective"
    - "The Measure of a Man"

    I didn't like DS9 as I found it too dark and I didn't like Captain Sisko.

    As for Voyager, there was a spiritual aspect to it which I didn't really buy into as TOS was somewhat and TNG outspokenly atheist. Oddly, my favorite Voyager episide is "Sacred Ground", probably because it was so "un-scientific" and therefore seemed "un-Star Trek" to me.
     
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    Umm I know some of the memes. Does that count?
     
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    There are quite a few. I liked "Trouble with Tribbles," "A Piece of the Action," "Day of the Dove," "The Enterprise Incident," "Balance of Terror." As a child, the one episode that affected me the most emotionally was "The Tholian Web," since I was afraid that Captain Kirk was gone for good, although it's also one of my favorites now.
     
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    I don't care for the other star treks
     
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    I like trouble with Tribbles. Especially when they gifted a few to the klingons at the end. Too bad they didn't make an episode focusing on that Klingon ship.

    I think Lor , Data's brother was another cool series of episodes.

    Anything with Q in it was a treat.
     
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    I really like Drumhead. I think it shows the best of Picard in my opinion.
     
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    I have lots of favorites, the one off the top of my head though is the TNG episode where Worf is married to Troi in a parallel universe.
     
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    Those are some of my top picks from the original series too.
     
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    The Arena was the very first Star Trek I ever saw when I was a kid and remains my favorite. The show that terrified me was the one that would take over the TV set and control the vertical and control the horizontal and I was not allowed to turn off the TV set otherwise known as the "Outer Limits". The one I remember best was about two people in the desert with tumble weeds after them and later frogs.
     
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    I am seeing several people that are not fans of some of the newer series. I have not seen some of the newest (Picard, Discovery and Lower Decks), but a few friends have shared that they like them.
     
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    What did you thing of the DS9 episode Trials and Tribble-ations. It is one of my favorite DS9 episodes. I like how they integrated the DS9 cast and the TOS cast into a coherent, humorous and contiguous storyline.
     
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    More of my favs too.
     
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