The ‘Star Trek: The Original Series’ Movies Ranked from Worst to Best

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While browsing the internet for Star Trek lists, I’ve come across many articles with unofficial rankings for all thirteen films. To me, this practice of lumping the TOS, TNG, and modern Star Trek movies together seems completely absurd. Why bother comparing films that don’t technically belong to the same series? For this reason, I’ve decided […]

13 Terrifying Monsters Featured in the Star Trek Franchise

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As a fan of the sci-fi/horror genre, I always enjoyed Star Trek for its terrifying alien creatures. In honor of today’s date, here are thirteen monsters—from both the original series and its follow-up offerings—that captured my imagination. The Gorn Captain Lacking a trace of emotion in his glittery eyes and possessing many times the strength […]

The 10 Most Underrated Star Trek: The Original Series Episodes


In my recent list of The 10 Best Star Trek: The Original Series Episodes, I indicated that a compilation of the ten most underrated Star Trek offerings would soon follow. As promised, below are my selections. 10) Spock’s Brain When Kara (Marj Dusay)—leader of the Eymorgs—teleports aboard the Enterprise and surgically removes Spock’s brain, Captain […]

Star Trek Episode 79: Turnabout Intruder


Technical Specs Director: Herb Wallerstein Writer: Arthur H. Singer Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Sandra Smith, Harry Landers, James Doohan, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Majel Barrett, Barbara Baldavin, David L. Ross, and John Boyer Composer: Fred Steiner Air Date: 6/3/1969 Stardate: 5928.5 Production #: 60043-79   Overview While answering a distress call on […]

Star Trek Episode 78: All Our Yesterdays


Technical Specs Director: Marvin Chomsky Writer: Jean Lisette Aroeste Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Mariette Hartley, Ian Wolfe, Kermit Murdock, Ed Bakey, James Doohan, Anna Karen, Al Cavens, Stan Barrett, and Johnny Haymer Composer: George Duning Air Date: 3/14/1969 Stardate: 5943.7 Production #: 60043-78   Overview In order to warn the people of […]

Star Trek Episode 77: The Savage Curtain


Technical Specs Director: Herschel Daugherty Writers: Gene Roddenberry and Arthur Heinemann Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Lee Bergere, Barry Atwater, Phillip Pine, James Doohan, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, Walter Koenig, Arell Blanton, Carol Daniels DeMent, Robert Herron, and Nathan Jung Composer: Fred Steiner Air Date: 3/7/1969 Stardate: 5906.4 Production #: 60043-77   Overview […]

Star Trek Episode 76: The Cloud Minders


Technical Specs Director: Jud Taylor Writer: Margaret Armen Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Jeff Corey, Diana Ewing, Charlene Polite, James Doohan, Nichelle Nichols, Kirk Raymone, Jimmy Fields, Ed Long, Fred Williamson, Garth Pillsbury, and Harv Selsby Composer: Fred Steiner Air Date: 2/28/1969 Stardate: 5818.4 Production #: 60043-74   Overview The Enterprise crew travels […]

Star Trek Episode 75: The Way to Eden


Technical Specs Director: David Alexander Writer: Arthur Heinemann Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Skip Homeier, Charles Napier, Mary-Linda Rapelye, James Doohan, Walter Koenig, George Takei, Majel Barrett, Victor Brandt, Elizabeth Rodgers, Deborah Downey, and Phyllis Douglas Composer: Fred Steiner Air Date: 2/21/1969 Stardate: 5832.3 Production #: 60043-75   Overview In order to preserve […]