The Original Series

Captain's Log 31: Greatness Adjusted for Inflation: Meet the Best Trek Ever by Trek fm

It’s probably safe to assume that you have your favorite version of Star Trek that you’ll readily defend until the sun explodes. Whether you’re an Original Series purist, a Picard-Diehard, a fan of the Abramsverse, or you just love it all, you’re one of the millions of dedicated fans across the globe.

Aside from one of the most diversified science fiction franchises of all time, it’s also one of the few that has truly withstood the test of time. When you stack Star Trek against some of the other popular science fiction brands, it becomes clear that it will always be towards the top of the heap. Let's look at how Trek stacks up against other franchises, and how the series compare to one another.

Running Time: 5 minutes 49 seconds


Jesse Merkel



Christopher Jones

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