To go where no TV show has gone before….

Here are excerpt from a list of things you will never see on Star Trek

  • 1. The Enterprise runs into a mysterious energy field of a type it has encountered several times before.
  • 2. The Enterprise goes to visit a remote outpost of scientists, who are all perfectly all right.
  • 4. The crew of the Enterprise discover a totally new life form, which later turns out to be a rather well-known old life form wearing a funny hat.
  • 6.The Captain has to make a difficult decision about a less advanced people which is made a great deal easier by the Starfleet Prime Directive.
  • 12. The Enterprise visits an earth-type planet called “Paradise” where everyone is happy all of the time. However, everything is soon revealed to be exactly what it seems.
  • 16. Counselor Troi states something other than the blindingly obvious.
  • 18. Wesley Crusher gets beaten up by his classmates for being a smarmy git, and consequently has a go at making some friends of his own age for a change.
  • 19. Spock (or Data) is fired from his high-ranking position for not being able to understand the most basic nuances of about one in three sentences that anyone says to him.

The rest of it, and some other funny stuff, is here.


  1. #1 Romeo Vitelli
    September 29, 2008

    Don’t forget 20. A redshirt will actually live to the end of an episode.