30 Times ‘Star Trek’ Was a Dumb Vision of the Future

Space: The dumbest frontier
30 Times ‘Star Trek’ Was a Dumb Vision of the Future

Space. The final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: To explore strange new worlds. To seek out new life and new civilizations. To boldly go where no man has gone before! 

With these words, a jazzy 1960s theme song and a couple of whooshes past the screen, the world was introduced to the world of Star Trek, a sci-fi series that's now comprised of multiple series, movies, novels, comics and much more. Each episode features the crew of the Enterprise encountering some new, challenging, big idea. As powerful as a great episode of Trek can be, its biggest fans know that its also often pretty dumb. Hey, when you cram all this science-fiction goodness into an hour, something is bound to go wrong.

Here are some of our favorite moments and episodes that are about as a dumb as a bag of space rocks…


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