From the original series to the next generation to deep space 9. The opening season had a couple gems but mostly it wavered between this is not star trek and this is not star trek but its trying. Just because bad star trek episodes are a vital thread in the franchises rich tapestry, that doesnt mean that they arent still some of the worst episodes to ever be broadcast on television. Every star trek series, ranked worst to best screen rant. In the hours since the seasonone finale ended with the. The series finale also infamously felt like the crew was making a guest appearance on an episode of next generation. Rank the star trek series from best to worst neogaf. A star trek episode that is universally loathed and regularly makes the top of any worst of star trek list. To fans, it felt rushed, and the plot that focused on next gens commander william riker in 2370 using the holodeck to relive the enterprises last mission seemed like a. Discovery season 2 finale crams a lot into its running time, and its as sloppy as much of the overall season has been, raising as many questions as it. Picard broke from its humanlevel scale to feature an entire armada of romulan ships warping in to lay waste to coppelius, the. Ranking every star trek movie and tv series from first. Here are 14 of the worst finales according to fans. Theres still definitely no love lost for the star trek.
Every star trek series ranked worst to best community movie everything we know so far. This season began with a mediocre debut but immediately thereafter dropped the best episode of the series thus far. Well, here we are, my top 10 worst star trek episodes list hello and welcome to truth or myth, in todays episode were counting down my top 10 worst star trek episodes. Enterprise series finale, even though its been more than six years since it aired in may of 2005. Shades of gray is widely regarded as the worst episode of the series, with critics. Villordsutch on the five worst star trek episodes ever. Ill be curious to see how consensus shakes out on star trek. In 2017, this episode was rated number one worst episode of the. Despite all the season has going for it, the season finale is simply the worst star trek episode ever filmed.
Star trek picards season finale crashes upon descent. A group of fans hashes through space hippies, stolen brains and an awful series finale to find the worst of them all. However, endgame is the worst as far as im concerned. Of all the star trek series, which one was your favorite ending and. The worst star trek episode of each star trek series. Of course were talking about these are the voyages the series finale of star trek. Picard broke from its humanlevel scale to feature an entire armada of romulan ships warping in to lay waste to coppelius, the planet housing dr.
The starship returned to earth in the series finale, endgame, and captain janeway later appeared as admiral janeway in star trek. Every star trek season of tv ever, ranked from worst to best cbr. The original series got to be whatever the fuck it wanted to be from week to week, so the constants of kirk, spock, mccoy, and to a lesser degree, uhura, sulu, scotty, and. Star trek deep space nine s 07 e 25 e 26 what you leave. And in case it needs saying there is no such thing as being objective, but i feel even less so talking about these swan songs. Every star trek tv series ranked from worst to best. It began as a shortlived television series, and yet its a highly influential and long lasting franchise that has spawned four sequel series and.
Every star trek series, especially after the original, took a while to find its footing. Thus, the original series gave us spock, star trek. Fan and critical reception was extremely negative, with the episode being voted as the worst of the entire star trek franchise by a landslide at the 50th anniversary convention, and frequently appearing on lists of worst finales on tvrelated websites and videos. Star trek s jonathan frakes hints hes involved with new series star trek. As it turns out, the first episodes of any trek series are usually the mostwatched, so in an effort to seek. When they pay off, theyre incredible, but some of them. Enterprise and the final star trek episode to air on. The cast was terrific and even if it took a season or two to grow the beard. Star trek discovery just had its very best and very worst. Just like galaxy quest is often mentioned in lists of best star trek films, the orville has so much heart and depth that it represents the. Picard season finale is going to polarize star trek fans for a long time to come. What i got was just bad in the same way most of star trek. The next generation had data, deep space nine featured odo and voyager offered up neelix. From the original series to the next generation to deep space 9, we rank every star trek tv show from the worst to the very best.
For such a short lived stint, the original star trek series sure had great high points and horrible pitfalls. Netflix reveals which star trek episodes are most rewatched. Returning the franchise to its tv roots while the original series cast was making movies, next generation ran for seven seasons and paved the way for a more mature version of gene. The 7 most useless star trek main characters topless robot. What can i say about one of the most maligned episodes of any. The original series this ensemble doesnt act as well, or get to explore their characters as thoroughly, but what you lose there you gain in pure iconography. The next generation debuted in 1987 and has seen its fanbase grow every year since. The options, of course, were the original series, the next generation, deep space nine, voyager and enterprise.
And lastly, this is an opinion piece, meaning its not factual but personal. Whatculture ranked this episode the 19th worst episode of star trek. Humanity is united, its truly a great look towards the future. More than 24,000 readers replied and the results are as follows. Following a series of key victories, the federation and their allies have turned the tide of the war with the dominion in their favor. Heres a totally subjective ranking of every star trek show from worst to best. Picard nears its finale, evan evagora recalls how the star helped him move on from the worst first meeting ever. If star trek struggled with its premieres which weve already ranked, then it struggled double with its finales. Picard looked very similar to one seen in star trek. And there is also a lot of justified anger towards the enterprise series finale, these are the voyages, which was basically a bside episode of the next generation. Were not talking about episodes which stomp on the series. But as a piece of writing for television, it falls short. Discovery due to leave spacedock on the 24th september, youve still got plenty of time to quickly get in a.
A gap of 10 years passed between the broadcast of the last episode of star trek. Picard fans found a new face to the universe in episode four of the scifi series, with the introduction of elnor a romulan friend of jeanlucs hed met 14 years before. What do people feel were the best and the worst episodes in the original star trek series. Best and worst star trek episodes, original series. Star trek movies ranked from worst to best collider. Discovery season 2 when captain pike and ash tylers. Best series tng maybe its because i grew up in the 80s, but they really hit the essence of star trek in this one. Jonathan frakes calls enterprise finale an unpleasant memory. A crapfest the likes of which the franchise had never seen before or thankfully, since.
Picard season finale deaths change star trek forever. These are the voyages from enterprise is maligned as the worst finale of any star trek series. We also made giant charts and ranked seasons based on how many good versus bad episodes it had. It is also the final episode to regularly feature the original type a tng. Enterprise had a much harder time with its allegories than previous star trek series certainly never more than the painfully simplistic suicide bomber aliens episode. Picard season finale not only write an end for beloved characters, but will also change the united federation of planets forever. Some may disagree with the inclusion of the orville among the canon, but this series is truer to the spirit of star trek than many other incarnations. The fourth star trek series in the rick berman era, this show ran on upn for four seasons, making it the shortest of the modern trek series so far.
So it is with a certain degree of fondness that we present the 15 best worst episodes of star trek. Then shouldnt you be declaring tng worst star trek series ever. Fans have stated that precious cargo is one of the worst star trek episodes of all time. It incredibly sexist, poorly written, terribly acted. If you havent seen a particular trek series please note, there could be spoilers. Enterprise is indisputably the least popular of the star trek tv series, but theres bad, and then there are these five continuityconfounding franchisekillers. The original series well still watch no matter how painful it gets.
Its pretty much a paramount mandate that at least one main character per star trek series has to play the role of an outsider who voices their thoughts on the human condition. Voyager is rarely held up as the high point of the trek franchise, but these five delta quadrant dumpsterfires are indisputably the lowest episodes of the low. What i dont believe, and what is the actual worst failing of these are the voyages is the fate of trip. Every star trek season of tv ever, ranked from worst to best.
How star trek actor overcame worst first meeting with. Next generations jonathan frakes, who memorably gueststarred in the episode, goes so far as calling these are the voyages, an unpleasant memory. The 22nd episode of the fourth season and the 98th of the series overall, it first aired on the upn network in the united states on may, 2005. Captain jean luc picard patrick stewart joined them in its final moments, a first for the series, and the screen faded to black. The omega glory tos star trek was and is always at its best when it tackles current sociopolitical issues through its science fiction storytelling but its also occasionally been at its worst, and the omega glory is one of those times. The only bit i liked was the cool battle with the borg at the beginning, im not sure if they ever had something like that before, but it was the first time id seen it. And while its true every star trek series has its high points and rough. The original series and the release of the motion picture. Star trek series, which debuted in 1966, was not only a vessel for a forwardthinking and incredible scifi drama in its time, but would. Picard, sir patrick stewart s retired starfleet admiral suffered a shocking death from a terminal brain. Turnabout intruder from tos is definitely the worst.
I wanted something memorably bad, like the finale of the american life on mars. Is brent spiner secretly playing lore in the picard finale. Ranking every star trek movie and tv series from first to worst. There have been seven star trek series over 53 years and counting. With so many episodes of star trek out there, there were bound to be some horrible missteps. Discovery premieres january 2019, and not counting the shows second season, there have been a total of 31 seasons of star trek and its spinoffs, including the animated series. Discovery, the first new trek tv series since enterprise.1331 796 8 937 529 1255 916 1031 1319 1344 808 347 1515 1015 989 1312 448 1368 452 940 1073 1193 948 545 732 1159 938 981 109 92 1026 44 306 448 569 1331 997 816 367 1290 482 485