Best Star Trek Episodes

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1. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Author, Author (2001)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

During their now regular communications with Earth and Starfleet, the Doctor sends a holonovel too closely based on his adventures on Voyager, causing hurt feelings among his crew.

Director: David Livingston | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 999

2. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The Inner Light (1992)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Picard awakes to find himself living in a small village where he is a well-known member of the community who is suffering from a delusion of being a starship captain.

Director: Peter Lauritson | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 4,826

3. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: All Good Things... (1994)

TV-PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Capt. Picard finds himself shifting continually into the past, future and present and must use that to discover a threat to humanity's existence.

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 7,130

4. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Preemptive Strike (1994)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Following her return from Advanced Tactical Training, Bajoran Ro Laren is sent to infiltrate the Maquis and finds herself torn between her loyalty to Picard and Starfleet, and her sympathy with the Maquis fighting "the good fight".

Director: Patrick Stewart | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,584

5. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Thine Own Self (1994)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Data is sent to follow a probe that has drifted off course and crashed on a primitive planet, only to crash on the planet, himself, with no memory of any event prior to crashing on the planet's surface.

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,691

6. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Lower Decks (1994)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

A mission of the Enterprise as seen through some junior officers who are up for promotions, as questions of duty and honor arise among some of them, such as a Bajoran whom Worf has designated to be promoted to operations.

Director: Gabrielle Beaumont | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,242

7. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Homeward (1994)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

In an attempt to preserve a race of people on a planet being bombarded by storms that would kill them, Worf's foster brother violates the Prime Directive, leaving the Enterprise crew in a difficult position.

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,534

8. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The Pegasus (1994)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Riker finds out his former commander from the starship Pegasus has orders that entail more than what is revealed to Picard, who thinks the Enterprise is en route to recover the lost ship. And Riker is ordered to secrecy.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,881

9. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Parallels (1993)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

On his return from a bat'leth competition in the Klingon Empire, Worf finds himself shifting realities where events and details are in a constant state of flux and only he is aware of the changes.

Director: Robert Wiemer | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,135

10. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Liaisons (1993)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

On a diplomatic mission, Worf, Troi and the Captain deal with three aliens who explore foreign concepts with extreme, singular focus.

Director: Cliff Bole | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,527

11. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Time's Arrow: Part II (1992)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Captain Picard and crew follow Data back to the late 1800s to get him back, only to find the suspected alien visitors killing people of that time.

Director: Les Landau | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,025

12. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Realm of Fear (1992)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Overcoming his fear of transporter, Lt. Barclay joins an away team, only to find something in the beam with him.

Director: Cliff Bole | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,670

13. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Relics (1992)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

The Enterprise stumbles upon a Dyson sphere, with a ship crashed on the outer surface. An away team finds some systems still powered up and the chief engineer from the old Enterprise, Montgomery Scott, locked in the transporter cycle.

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,196

14. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Schisms (1992)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Commander Riker's inability to fall asleep begins to show in other members of the crew in other forms, putting the Enterprise on the trail of a mystery.

Director: Robert Wiemer | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,778

15. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: True Q (1992)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

When an honor student in the medical field is assigned to the Enterprise in an internship manner, she begins to demonstrate powers of the Q, prompting you-know-who to show up.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,770

16. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Rascals (1992)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

An emergency beam out renders four crewmen down to childhood shortly before renegade Ferengi take over the Enterprise and offload the adults.

Director: Adam Nimoy | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,829

17. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: A Fistful of Datas (1992)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

While the crew is experiencing some much needed down time, Worf and his son go on an Old West excursion in the holodeck, where they meet several versions of Data serving as the bad guy after an experiment in Engineering goes wrong.

Director: Patrick Stewart | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,810

18. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Chain of Command: Part I (1992)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Picard is replaced as captain of the Enterprise so he, Lt. Worf and Dr. Crusher go on a top-secret mission into Cardassian space. Meanwhile, his replacement, Captain Jellico, meets his new command with some resistance from the crew.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,026

19. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Chain of Command: Part II (1992)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

While the humorless Captain Jellico leads the effort to prevent a Cardassian invasion, Picard is captured and tortured by a ruthless interrogator in an attempt to break him.

Director: Les Landau | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,222

20. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The Quality of Life (1992)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

When Geordi is assigned to survey a new mining development with Dr. Farallon, who invented an experimental mining technology, she uses a new sophisticated robot called an Exocomp to repair a power grid.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,637

21. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Ship in a Bottle (1993)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Lt. Barclay mistakenly awakes Moriarty in the forgotten holodeck program, who then makes his demands clear and unforgettable.

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,057

22. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Face of the Enemy (1993)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Deanna awakes to find herself altered to look like a Romulan, immediately unaware she's involved in a cat-and-mouse game as a member of their intelligence agency.

Director: Gabrielle Beaumont | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,805

23. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Tapestry (1993)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

When Captain Picard's artificial heart fails, he is offered the rare opportunity to go back in time and set right the mistake that led to his demise.

Director: Les Landau | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,439

24. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The Chase (1993)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

The crew of the Enterprise must race against various rival powers to uncover an archaeological secret that explains the predominance of humanoid life forms in the galaxy.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,892

25. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Frame of Mind (1993)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Riker begins to question reality when he finds himself in an alien insane asylum and faces the prospect his life on the Enterprise has been a delusion.

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,917

26. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Second Chances (1993)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Riker's exact duplicate is discovered on Nervala IV. His first order of business: resume his relationship with Deanna. Second order: obey orders from his superior - himself.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,639

27. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Timescape (1993)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Aboard a shuttlecraft and en route back to the Enterprise, Picard, LaForge, Data, and Troi find themselves trapped in a time trap of some sort, where the Enterprise is being taken over by ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Nimoy | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,922

28. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Descent (1993)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

After an encounter with the Borg, Data feels his first emotion when he gets angry with the Borg. Data then tries to find ways to recreate the situation in order to feel emotions again, ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: John Neville, Jim Norton, Natalija Nogulich, Brian Cousins

Votes: 1,720

29. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Darmok (1991)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Picard must learn to communicate with a race that speaks in metaphor under a difficult set of circumstances.

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,883

30. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Ensign Ro (1991)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Captain Picard foils a plot against the Bajorans with his new Bajoran officer, Ensign Ro.

Director: Les Landau | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,860

31. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The Game (1991)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Wesley Crusher returns to the Enterprise on vacation from the Academy only to discover a mysterious alien game infiltrating and controlling the crew.

Director: Corey Allen | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,001

32. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Unification I (1991)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Picard and Data follow Spock into Romulan space on a dangerous mission.

Director: Les Landau | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,962

33. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Unification II (1991)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

On Romulus, Picard finds Spock, as well as an underground peace movement, a double agent, a bold ulterior motive against the Federation, and a familiar foe.

Director: Cliff Bole | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,951

34. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: A Matter of Time (1991)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Reaching Panthara IV after an asteroid wreaks havoc of catastrophic proportions, the Enterprise crew deals with trying to save the planet as well as deal with someone who claims to be a historian from the future.

Director: Paul Lynch | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,763

35. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Conundrum (1992)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

When an approaching alien ship wipes their memory, the crew struggles to put back together what happened.

Director: Les Landau | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,011

36. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Ethics (1992)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

After an accident that leaves him no longer able to walk, Worf asks Riker to help him commit suicide.

Director: Chip Chalmers | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,721

37. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The Outcast (1992)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

While aiding an androgynous race who lost a couple of members in an unmapped region of space, Riker falls for one of them, which can lead to trouble if detected, since the alien race does not endorse gender specificity.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,867

38. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Cause and Effect (1992)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

The Enterprise gets caught in a time loop which always has one result: total destruction of the ship, itself.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,698

39. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The First Duty (1992)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Wesley Crusher's team has an accident at Starfleet Academy. Picard offers to help a Starfleet investigation as to what happened, and begins to suspect they are hiding something.

Director: Paul Lynch | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,850

40. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The Perfect Mate (1992)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Ferengi machinations unleash a diplomatic gift aboard the Enterprise - the rare, empathic perfect mate, ready to bond with any male around her.

Director: Cliff Bole | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,892

41. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: I Borg (1992)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

The Enterprise finds a lone Borg drone, separated from the collective, and brings him aboard. The drone begins to reassert his individuality, but his presence causes differing levels of fear and sympathy from various crew members.

Director: Robert Lederman | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,383

42. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Time's Arrow (1992)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Captain Picard and his archaeological curiosity are called upon by scientists from Earth when they find evidence to support beliefs that aliens had visited Earth in the late 1800s.

Director: Les Landau | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,039

43. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The Best of Both Worlds: Part II (1990)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Having absorbed Captain Picard and his knowledge, the Borg head for Earth, leaving Riker and the Enterprise desperate for an unanticipated way to defeat them.

Director: Cliff Bole | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 3,139

44. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Family (1990)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

After defeating the Borg, the crew of the Enterprise experiences shore leave in various ways. Captain Picard's return to his family's vineyard in France has some extraordinary repercussions.

Director: Les Landau | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,393

45. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Brothers (1990)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

After an accident aboard the Enterprise leaves one of its children in grave danger, Data commandeers the Enterprise, driven to take the ship to an unknown origin, where an interesting figure awaits.

Director: Rob Bowman | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,988

46. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Reunion (1990)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

When the leader of the Klingon High Council passes on, Picard finds himself in the middle of the struggle for the now-vacant position. Meanwhile, Worf reunites with a past love, only to find he now has a son.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,060

47. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Future Imperfect (1990)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

"Captain" Riker awakens sixteen years after an away mission where he contracted a retro-virus that has destroyed his memory back to the point of infection - or so he is told.

Director: Les Landau | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,013

48. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Future Imperfect (1990)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery