Star Trek Episodes Directed by Cast Members

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1. Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)

PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

56 Metascore

Admiral Kirk and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned U.S.S. Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis Planet to recover Spock's body.

Director: Leonard Nimoy | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Votes: 72,314 | Gross: $76.47M

Leonard Nimoy

2. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)

PG | 119 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

71 Metascore

To save Earth from an alien probe, Admiral James T. Kirk and his fugitive crew go back in time to San Francisco in 1986 to retrieve the only beings who can communicate with it: humpback whales.

Director: Leonard Nimoy | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Votes: 76,190 | Gross: $109.71M

Leonard Nimoy

3. Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)

PG | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

43 Metascore

Captain Kirk and his crew must deal with Mr. Spock's long-lost half-brother who hijacks the Enterprise for an obsessive search for God at the center of the galaxy.

Director: William Shatner | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Votes: 54,337 | Gross: $52.21M

William Shatner

4. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: In Theory (1991)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

When a female crew member is infatuated with Lieutenant Commander Data, he decides to give a romantic relationship a try. Also, the Enterprise finds itself having to maneuver through a dangerous nebula.

Director: Patrick Stewart | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,977

Patrick Stewart

5. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Hero Worship (1992)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Data rescues an orphaned boy named Timothy from a damaged ship. As a way to repress his own pain, Timothy begins to mimic Data's personality.

Director: Patrick Stewart | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,876

6. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: A Fistful of Datas (1992)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

While the crew is experiencing some much needed down time, Worf and his son go on an Old West excursion in the holodeck, where they meet several versions of Data serving as the bad guy after an experiment in Engineering goes wrong.

Director: Patrick Stewart | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,021

7. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Phantasms (1993)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Data deals with his new ability to experience nightmares as the Enterprise deals with the installation of a new warp core that won't work as expected.

Director: Patrick Stewart | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,879

8. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Preemptive Strike (1994)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Following her return from Advanced Tactical Training, Bajoran Ro Laren is sent to infiltrate the Maquis and finds herself torn between her loyalty to Picard and Starfleet, and her sympathy with the Maquis fighting "the good fight".

Director: Patrick Stewart | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,782

Patrick Stewart

9. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The Offspring (1990)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

After returning from a cybernetics conference to the Enterprise, Data creates his own "child," much to the chagrin of his captain, and without regards to the ramifications with Starfleet.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,878

Jonathan Frakes

10. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Reunion (1990)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

When the leader of the Klingon High Council passes on, Picard finds himself in the middle of the struggle for the now-vacant position. Meanwhile, Worf reunites with a past love, only to find he now has a son.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,330

11. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The Drumhead (1991)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

A retired admiral boards the Enterprise in an effort to determine the actions aboard the ship surrounding an act of sabotage and possible treason.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,563

12. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Cause and Effect (1992)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

The Enterprise gets caught in a time loop which always has one result: total destruction of the ship, itself.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 3,008

13. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The Quality of Life (1992)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

When Geordi is assigned to survey a new mining development with Dr. Farallon, who invented an experimental mining technology, she uses a new sophisticated robot called an Exocomp to repair a power grid.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,842

14. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The Chase (1993)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

The crew of the Enterprise must race against various rival powers to uncover an archaeological secret that explains the predominance of humanoid life forms in the galaxy.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,124

15. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Attached (1993)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Captain Picard and Dr. Crusher discover things about one another when they are captured by an opposing alien race, due to the fact that the Enterprise has come to allow the planet's other ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,813

16. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Sub Rosa (1994)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Dr. Crusher meets the man in her dead grandmother's life when she tries to put her affairs in order, whom one of the local people warn her to stay away from by not lighting a candle that has been lit for generations.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,044

17. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Search: Part II (1994)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Odo has found his home and is introduced. Meanwhile Sisko finds out peace talks between the Dominion and the Federation have already started.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Alexander Siddig, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,382

18. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Meridian (1994)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Dax falls in love with one of the residents of a multi-dimensional planet, while on DS9 an alien requests a holosuite program of Kira from Quark.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Alexander Siddig, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,303

19. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Past Tense: Part II (1995)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Sisko is forced to take the place of a key historical figure on Earth in 2024 in order to preserve the timeline.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Alexander Siddig, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,390

20. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Projections (1995)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

The doctor tries to determine what is real and what is not when he is activated due to what appears to be a ship-wide emergency.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 1,381

21. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Parturition (1995)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

After a disagreement over Kes, Neelix and Tom Paris are trapped together on an alien planet and must work together so that they and their alien baby ward can survive.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 1,163

22. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Prototype (1996)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

B'Elanna gives aid to a failing automated device found adrift in space. After correcting the problems, the device recalls what it's propose was - and to carry on with them.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 1,253

23. Star Trek: First Contact (1996)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

71 Metascore

The Borg travel back in time intent on preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. Captain Picard and his crew pursue them to ensure that Zefram Cochrane makes his maiden flight reaching warp speed.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton

Votes: 115,016 | Gross: $92.00M

24. Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)

PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

64 Metascore

When the crew of the Enterprise learn of a Federation conspiracy against the inhabitants of a unique planet, Captain Picard begins an open rebellion.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton

Votes: 68,556 | Gross: $70.12M

25. Star Trek: Discovery (2017– )
Episode: Despite Yourself (2018)

TV-MA | 48 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

While in unfamiliar territory, the U.S.S. Discovery crew is forced to get creative in their next efforts to survive opposing and unprecedented forces and return home.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Shazad Latif, Anthony Rapp

Votes: 3,709

26. Star Trek: Discovery (2017– )
Episode: New Eden (2019)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A new signal brings the Discovery to a distant planet, Terralysium, that is inhabited by the descendants of human survivors of World War III, which was fought on Earth 200 years earlier.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp, Mary Wiseman

Votes: 3,315

27. Star Trek: Discovery (2017– )
Episode: Project Daedalus (2019)

TV-MA | 52 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The Discovery crew infiltrates Section 31's headquarters and suspicions arise that the crew may have a traitor in their midst. Meanwhile, Burnham tries to help Spock, but her efforts don't go as planned.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp, Mary Wiseman

Votes: 2,547

28. Star Trek: Discovery (2017– )
Episode: Episode #3.3 (2020)

TV-14 | Action, Adventure, Drama

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Director: Jonathan Frakes

29. Star Trek: Picard (2020– )
Episode: The End Is the Beginning (2020)

TV-MA | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

After reflecting on the past with Raffi, Picard hires her partner, Cristobal Rios, to help him in his search for Bruce Maddox; Soji's work on the Borg cube catches the attention of the executive director.

Director: Hanelle M. Culpepper | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Alison Pill, Isa Briones, Michelle Hurd

Votes: 3,535

30. Star Trek: Picard (2020– )
Episode: Absolute Candor (2020)

TV-MA | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

On the way to Freecloud, Picard requests a stop at a Romulan refugee planet where he reunites with Elnor, the young Romulan he befriended fourteen years ago; Narek continues to learn more about Soji.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Alison Pill, Isa Briones, Evan Evagora

Votes: 3,220

Jonathan Frakes

31. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Second Chances (1993)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Riker's exact duplicate is discovered on Nervala IV. His first order of business: resume his relationship with Deanna. Second order: obey orders from his superior - himself.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,848

Levar Burton

32. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The Pegasus (1994)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Riker finds out his former commander from the starship Pegasus has orders that entail more than what is revealed to Picard, who thinks the Enterprise is en route to recover the lost ship. And Riker is ordered to secrecy.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,123

33. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Indiscretion (1995)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Kira and Gul Dukat go after the lost prison ship Ravinok. Dukat has a secret. Meanwhile Kasidy Yates tries to find work near Bajor, leaving Sisko uncomfortable.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,260

34. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Sword of Kahless (1995)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Worf, Dax and the Klingon Dahar master Kor set out to find an ancient lost relic: the Sword of Kahless.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,221

35. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Bar Association (1996)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Unfair working conditions and pay cuts cause Rom to organize a union of the employees of Quark's Bar. Meanwhile, Worf still finds it hard to settle on the station.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,217

36. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Rules of Engagement (1996)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

When Worf destroys a civilian shuttle during an engagement with the Klingons, an extradition hearing is held to see if he must face charges.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,214

37. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: To the Death (1996)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A renegade group of Jem'Hadar plunders Deep Space Nine. Sisko agrees to a combat operation with loyal Jem'Hadar to prevent the renegades completing a planetary gateway.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,253

38. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Things Past (1996)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Sisko, Dax, Odo and Garak find themselves in the past when the Cardassians controlled the station, and a crime that Odo investigated may be the key.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,197

39. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Soldiers of the Empire (1997)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Dax and Worf accompany Martok on his first command since being held by the Dominion. But the ship they are given hasn't seen victory in months and the crew is near mutinous.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,163

40. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Behind the Lines (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

After forming an attack plan on the Dominion, Sisko relinquishes command of the Defiant to Dax after accepting a promotion. On DS9, the resistance faces discovery when Odo links with another changeling.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,190

41. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Resurrection (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Major Kira takes a romantic interest in the mirror universe counterpart of her deceased lover Bareil after he transports himself into her universe and onto DS9.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,118

42. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Emperor's New Cloak (1999)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Quark and Rom have to rescue Grand Nagus Zek who's being held captive in the alternate universe.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Nicole de Boer, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,058

43. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Ex Post Facto (1995)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Tuvok play detective when Paris is wrongfully convicted by an alien race of murder.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 1,321

44. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Dreadnought (1996)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

B'Elanna confronts her Maquis past when Voyager discovers a Cardassian super-weapon in the Delta Quadrant with artificial intelligence that B'Elanna once modified.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 1,246

45. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: The Raven (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

PTSD strikes Seven of Nine, causing frightening visions and prompting her, under a panic attack, to seek the Borg Collective where no Borg exist.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,163

46. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Timeless (1998)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A miscalculation by Ensign Kim causes a fatal crash during Voyager's first test with slipstream travel. Fifteen years in the future, survivors Chakotay, Kim and The Doctor attempt to send a message back in time to prevent the tragedy.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,629

47. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Live Fast and Prosper (2000)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi