The Best Space Battles

Discussion in 'General Trek Discussion' started by M.A.C.O., Jan 22, 2019.

  1. M.A.C.O.

    M.A.C.O. Commodore Commodore

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    Help me list all and discuss the greatest space battles in Star Trek.

    TOS:
    Balance of Terror
    The Doomsday Machine
    Wrath of Khan
    The Undiscovered Country

    TNG:
    Q Who
    The Survivors
    Yesterday's Enterprise
    The Best of Both Worlds
    Generations
    First Contact
    Insurrection
    Nemesis

    DS9:
    The Jam'Hadar
    The Search
    Way of the Warrior
    Paradise Lost
    Sacrifice of Angels
    Valiant
    Tears of the Prophets
    Changing Face of Evil
    What You Leave Behind

    VOY:
    Basics
    Scorpion
    Year of Hell
    Drone
    Dark Frontier
    Unimatrix Zero
    Endgame

    ENT:
    Regeneration
    The Expanse
    Azati Prime
    Countdown
    Zero Hour
    The Aenar
    In A Mirror Darkly

    Kelvin:
    Star Trek
    Beyond

    Discovery:
    Battle At The Binary Star
     
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  2. Jetboogieman

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    Wolf 359 as depicted in both DS9 and TNG could be so much better, man if you did that battle today, it'd be something really special.

    Insurrection is ok, not amazing but not terrible either.

    Sacrifice of Angels obviously takes the cake though, 100%, Tears of the Prophets is a close second but What You Leave Behind could have had the best, but far too many re-used assets, I don't hold it against the makers, I know they had to save time and money, just wish there could have been more to it.
     
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  3. Henoch

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    I don't know if you would call them "great battles" but Journey to Babel, The Ultimate Computer and Elaan of Troyius had some decent ship to ship battles, but they weren't the main scope of the show. I don't think The Corbomite Maneuver applies; big ball shows up and little Enterprise neutralized and towed.
     
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  4. Delta Vega

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    "Azati Prime"
    "Zero Hour"
    "Countdown"
    Don't remember the exact order of the showings, but Enterprise took an absolute tanking during that sequence.
    The battle sequences were excellent.
     
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  5. Gary Mitchell

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    Henoch, were you envious of the Fesarius?
    :D
     
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  6. Henoch

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    Not at all. It was made of a big bunch of plastic balls held together with glue, with only a small 5 ball mother ship hiding inside it driven by a tiny drunk guy with bad teeth. It was all a facade. A fake. I can't believe you fell for it, Mitchell. At the peak of my civilization, we spanned the entire galaxy in ships twice that size, and ours were real.

    Now, you're interrupting a visit from my new friend, mirror universe Spock.:vulcan:
     
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  7. marsh8472

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    DS9 "The Die Is Cast"
     
  8. CorporalCaptain

    CorporalCaptain Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    My favorites:

    "The Doomsday Machine" (original VFX)
    "Journey to Babel"

    "The Survivors"
    "The Best of Both Worlds" (part 1)

    "Paradise Lost"
    "Sacrifice of Angels"

    "Azati Prime"
    "In a Mirror, Darkly, Part II"

    The Wrath of Khan
    Star Trek (2009)
     
  9. johnnybear

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    I don't think Mr.Mitchell was on board the Enterprise at that time, Henoch? :biggrin:
    JB
     
  10. Henoch

    Henoch Fleet Captain Premium Member

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    Gary Mitchell gained a level of clairvoyance in his godhood. It's part of the "god" package.
     
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  11. johnnybear

    johnnybear Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Nah, he was already dead on Delta Vega, Henoch! :ouch:
    JB
     
  12. Henoch

    Henoch Fleet Captain Premium Member

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    For a "dead" man, he seems very active on this web site. :lol: His "death" was just a deception, just like mine. :nyah: :beer:
     
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  13. johnnybear

    johnnybear Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    No you're not dead, Henoch! Just a little bit out 'there' as they call it! Don't forget Sargon came back from wherever to deal with you when you got nasty with the Enterprise crew! :techman:
    JB
     
  14. Bad Thoughts

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    Need to be added to the list:

    Future Tense (Ent)
    Once More Unto The Breach (DS9)

    and my favorite

    Call to Arms (DS9)
     
  15. ALF

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    This is a great resource, thank you M.A.C.O.!
    Could you consider adding Discovery's Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum? There is a kick ass battle scene with some Klingons and the USS Gagarin.

     
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    I miss Lorca
     
  17. MacLeod

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    There is also

    The First Battle of Deep Space Nine
    The Second Battle of Deep Space Nine
     
  18. King Daniel Beyond

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    I have a soft spot fot the kerb stomping the Enterprise recieved at the hands of the USS Vengeance in Into Darkness. That noise when the Vengeance flew up behind them!

    And also the whupping NX-01 recieved in "Azati Prime"
     
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  19. MacLeod

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    Battle of the Mutura Nebula
     
  20. USS Firefly

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    DS9 vs the Klingons
    DS9 vs the Dominion
    Sacrifice of Angels
    Tears of the Prophets