What's Your Favorite Thing About Star Trek?

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Or your least favorite thing? Or your best memory tangentially related to Star Trek? Really, just treat this as a place to talk about anything Star Trek-related. For example, who’s dressing up as a salt vampire tomorrow to honor the episode that started it all 50 years ago?


Look. As has been made abundantly clear not just in the last few days, but in the years I have worked here, I love Star Trek. And my favorite part is—

she’s going to say “everything”

excuse me, voice in my head, no interrupting. Anyway, when it comes to Star Trek, we’re spoiled for choice. There are so many shows, movies, books, comics, games, and so on to choose a favorite from—


she’s going to say “everything”

Please stop talking, voice in my head that also takes control of my hands while I’m typing sometimes. Although to be fair, the voice only I can hear is right—my favorite thing about Star Trek is everything. I love every one of the shows, even if my love of Enterprise is more like exasperated fondness. I love it when Star Trek is bad, because it is so good at being awful. I watched “Spock’s Brain” yesterday and I couldn’t have been happier! “Everything “is the correct answer to “What do you like best about Star Trek?” but I’m willing to hear other opinions.

i told you she was going to say “everything”

Shut up.


Katharine is the former managing editor of io9.

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