Top 25 Favorite Star Trek Episodes

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Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: The Corbomite Maneuver (1966)
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After the Enterprise is forced to destroy a dangerous marker buoy, a gigantic alien ship arrives to capture and condemn the crew as trespassers. (50 mins.)
 
2.
Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
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While Captain Kirk investigates whether an actor is actually a presumed dead mass murderer, a mysterious assailant is killing the people who could identify the fugitive. (50 mins.)
 
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Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: Errand of Mercy (1967)
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With a war with Klingons raging, Kirk and Spock attempt to resist an occupation of a planet with incomprehensibly placid natives. (50 mins.)
 
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Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: Journey to Babel (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The Enterprise hosts a number of quarrelling diplomats, including Spock's father, but someone on board has murder in mind. (50 mins.)
 
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Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: Space Seed (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
While on patrol in deep space, Captain Kirk and his crew find and revive a genetically engineered world conqueror and his compatriots from Earth's 20th century. (50 mins.)
 
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Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: Balance of Terror (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
The Enterprise must decide on its response when a Romulan ship makes a destructively hostile armed probe of Federation territory. (50 mins.)
 
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Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: Obsession (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Capt. Kirk obsessively hunts for a mysterious cloud creature he encountered in his youth. (50 mins.)
 
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Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: The Paradise Syndrome (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Trapped on a planet whose inhabitants are descended from Northwestern American Indians, Kirk loses his memory and is proclaimed a God while the crippled Enterprise races back to the planet before it is destroyed by an asteroid. (50 mins.)
 
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Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: Mirror, Mirror (1967)
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A transporter accident places Capt. Kirk's landing party in an alternate universe, where the Federation is a barbarically brutal empire. (50 mins.)
 
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Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
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When a temporarily insane Dr. McCoy accidentally changes history and destroys his time, Kirk and Spock follow him to prevent the disaster, but the price to do so is high. (50 mins.)
 
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Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: Amok Time (1967)
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In the throes of his Pon Farr mating period, Spock must return to Vulcan to meet his intended future wife, betrothed from childhood. (50 mins.)
 
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Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: Catspaw (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Very alien visitors to our galaxy attempt to connect with human consciousness but miss, winding up tapping into the regions of human nightmares instead. (50 mins.)
 
13.
Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: Spectre of the Gun (1968)
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As punishment for ignoring their warning and trespassing on their planet, the Melkot condemn Capt. Kirk and his landing party to the losing side of a surreal recreation of the 1881 historic gunfight at the OK Corral. (50 mins.)
 
14.
Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: Friday's Child (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The Federation clashes with the Klingon Empire over mining rights to Capella IV. A sudden coup between its warrior-minded inhabitants forces Kirk's party to flee with the now dead leader's pregnant wife. (50 mins.)
 
15.
Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
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To protect a space station with a vital grain shipment, Kirk must deal with Federation bureaucrats, a Klingon battle cruiser and a peddler who sells furry, purring, hungry little creatures as pets. (50 mins.)
 
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Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: The Savage Curtain (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Kirk, Spock, Abraham Lincoln and Vulcan legend Surak are pitted in battle against notorious villains from history for the purpose of helping a conscious rock creature's understanding of a concept he does not understand, "good vs. evil". (50 mins.)
 
17.
Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: A Piece of the Action (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The crew of Enterprise struggles to cope with a planet of imitative people who have modeled their society on 1920's gangsters. (50 mins.)
 
18.
Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: By Any Other Name (1968)
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Galactic alien scouts capture the Enterprise for a return voyage and a prelude to invasion. Kirk's one advantage - they're not used to their adopted human form. (50 mins.)
 
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Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: Assignment: Earth (1968)
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While back in time observing Earth in 1968, the Enterprise crew encounters the mysterious Gary Seven who has his own agenda on the planet. (50 mins.)
 
20.
Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: A Taste of Armageddon (1967)
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Kirk and Spock must save their ship's crew when they are declared all killed in action in a bizarre computer simulated war where the actual deaths must occur to continue. (50 mins.)
 
21.
Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: The Tholian Web (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
While Capt. Kirk and the derelict USS Defiant apparently lost, the Enterprise grapples with an insanity causing plague and an attack by the Tholians. (50 mins.)
 
22.
Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: Elaan of Troyius (1968)
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While transporting an arrogant, demanding princess for a political marriage, Captain Kirk must cope both with her biochemical ability to force him to love her and sabotage on his ship. (50 mins.)
 
23.
Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: The Doomsday Machine (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
The USS Enterprise encounters the wrecked USS Constellation and its distraught captain who's determined to stop the giant planet-destroying robot ship that killed his crew. (50 mins.)
 
24.
Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: All Our Yesterdays (1969)
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When Kirk, Spock and McCoy investigate the disappearance of a doomed planet's population, they find themselves trapped in different periods of that world's past. (50 mins.)
 
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Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
Episode: The Squire of Gothos (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A being that controls matter and creates planets wants to play with the Enterprise crew. (50 mins.)