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Top 20 Star Trek: The Original Series Episodes

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The best episodes of the original Star Trek series, the one that started the whole franchise!

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Balance of Terror Report Abuse
The first introduction of the Roman-like Romulans, who had supposedly never been seen before. Thus, it was shocking when they were discovered to look almost exactly like Vulcans.
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Perfect
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City on the Edge of Forever Report Abuse
The episode commonly thought of as the greatest episode of the original series. McCoy, now insane becauses of something with which he injected himself, starts to change time. Kirk and Spock go back in time to 1930s America, where Kirk falls in love with a local woman. However, he must let her die in order to preserve the timeline and to make sure that the U.S. enters World War II.
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Mirror, Mirror Report Abuse
The original Mirror Universe story, where Kirk, McCoy, Scotty, and Uhura are sent to a world that is the mirror opposite of their own. However, Spock, although evil, is still logical, and he ends up helping them back home.
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The Trouble With Tribbles Report Abuse
A classic Klingon episode that introduces the cutest, cuddliest creatures in Star Trek, the tribbles. Also features Harvey Mudd, a recurring character on the show.
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Harvey Mudd, huh? Harry Mudd was in Mudds's Women and I, Mudd. The fellow in this episode was named Cyrano Jones.
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Space Seed Report Abuse
The episode that introduced the great villain of the Eugenics Wars, Khan Noonien Singh. It is Kirk and Khan's first battle of wits, which causes the grudge that leads to the second Star Trek movie.
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Arena Report Abuse
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The Doomsday Machine Report Abuse
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this waS THE BEST BY FAR....
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The Devil in the Dark Report Abuse
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Journey to Babel Report Abuse
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The Menagerie Parts I and II Report Abuse
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The Galileo Seven Report Abuse
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The Squire of Gothos Report Abuse
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The Squire is the best guest star of the entire run - and that goes for all the spin offs too. Pure genius!
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Best episode ever.
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The Corbomite Maneuver Report Abuse
The episode featuring a mysterious spinning cube in space, controlled by an alien who promises to destroy the Enterprise for trespassing. Features Clint Howard, the brother of Ron Howard, as the small alien.
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Amok Time Report Abuse
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The Enterprise Incident Report Abuse
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A Piece of the Action Report Abuse
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Is There In Truth No Beauty? Report Abuse
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