Top Ten Star Trek Television Series


The Top Ten

1 The Next Generation (1987–1994)

I loved this so much I watched all 7 seasons in 2 months! I never really was a big star trek fan until my brother in law introduced me to the next generation, now I'll be moving on to all the other star trek movies and shows!

It was a big hit and it's still one of the greatest Sci-Fi shows, I remember when I seen my first episodes I didn't knew to much about Star Trek but surely wanted to knew it better - MatrixGuy

The plots are deeper than the original and the characters better developed, but it is also a bit more fun and campy than Voyager or DS9. The perfect balance!

Thought TOS was the best, but turns out that was because I was comparing TOS to TNG's Season One...
But really, the middle seasons were the best, meaning 2-6. Yes, Season 2 was great, with Q Who and the episode with Data and whether he has rights or not. (forgot name).
Favorite episode would have to be The Inner Light, beautiful song. "Seize the time, Meribor! Now is the most precious time! "
Got that out of memory, pretty sure it has an error, though.
So inspirational, such as Data's "It is not the destination that matters, Lal, it is the journey which is most important"
Again, probably not exact...
It really was the one that shines out.
Star Trek: Generations was a fitting end to the Enterprise D's adventure, really, underrated movie...
First Contact, haven't seen it yet, probably great film.
Insurrection was pretty good but really forgettable, the villain is very weak.
Nemesis, haven't watched it yet.

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2 The Original Series (1966–1969)

Duh, it's the original and the best - thedeadthebadandthedexter00

Nothing beats the first one, except maybe Star Trek Enterprise. - iliescu

Without nostalgia, I doubt many would consider this the best. - chevygolderado

Love it or hate it.

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3 Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)

The darkest and most intricate Star Trek series to date. though I have a lot of respect for the original series and the next generation, Deep Space 9 deserves the #1 spot.

It's great sure the idea of not too much travel is dull but I love the conflicts and the DOMINION WAR WAS AWESOME!

Trek connoisseurs are generally torn between DS9 and TOS (sorry TNG), but this will always be my favourite incarnation with its long-running arcs, risk taking and massive ensemble of supporting characters. (Admittedly much of the first three seasons is dull).

4 Voyager (1995–2001)

Has the perfect balance of drama and comedy, interesting sci-fi scenarios, the best stories in Star Trek and likeable enough characters where none of them hurt to watch on screen.

I think TNG deserves to be #1 but I liked Voyager better than DS9 or the original series. The overarching storyline of being lost in deep space makes this entire series week more connected than the others, and Janeway is such a bada$$! "Coffee- black."

5 Enterprise (2001–2005)

Why is this one below the animated series like come on

I know that everyone hates it, and that it has trouble with canon, but just... really? The story arcs raise tough moral and ethical dilemmas that make you think, the idea of humanity’s first flight at warp 5, gorgeous cgi... the best Star Trek.

6 The Animated Series (1973–1974)
7 Discovery (2017-present)
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