Star Trek Viewing Order

What’s in the Star Trek Viewing Order?


Trek creators only consider the episodes and films to be canonical in the Star Trek universe so we display them here in chronological order according to stardate (though stardate definitions have changed over time, so we work with what we have).

This list attempts to create a viewing order for all Star Trek television and films, but does not attempt to split up any episodes to view congruently. Instead, it focuses on an easy to follow viewing list. In the event that two works cover the exact same timeframe we first list the one published first. Additionally the placement within the timeline is often based on where the work ends rather than where it begins. There may be a few exceptions which will be pointed out in individual reviews. This timeline includes:

  • The Films
  • The Original Series (TOS)
  • The Next Generation (TNG)
  • Deep Space Nine (DS9)
  • Voyager (VOY)
  • Enterprise (ENT)
  • Discovery

Where to start watching Star Trek?

Star Trek began with the Original Series, but that show is hard for some to get through since we’re used to much higher modern standards. Generally, we encourage people to start with the first films (starting with Star Trek: The Motion Picture). The new Kelvin timeline can also be a good place to start, but be aware that those films are much different than most of the Star Trek media. As always, if you have questions or comments about this timeline, we recommend you visit our contact page.

entries

ChronologicalSeriesBuyTitleTypeAuthorReleased

611

Voyager

TV Episode

Kenneth Biller

1997-11-19

613

Voyager

TV Episode

Joe Menosky

1997-11-26

616

Voyager

TV Episode

Bryan Fuller

1997-12-17

618

Voyager

TV Episode

André Bormanis

1998-01-14

620

Voyager

TV Episode

Lisa Klink

1998-01-21

621

Voyager

TV Episode

Jeri Taylor

1998-02-11

625

Voyager

TV Episode

Brannon Braga

1998-02-18

626

Voyager

TV Episode

Bryan Fuller
Lisa Klink

1998-02-25

628

Voyager

TV Episode

Brannon Braga
Joe Menosky

1998-03-04

629

Voyager

TV Episode

Brannon Braga
Joe Menosky

1998-03-04

631

Voyager

TV Episode

Robert J. Doherty

1998-04-08

633

Voyager

TV Episode

Lisa Klink

1998-04-15

635

Voyager

TV Episode

Greg Elliot
Michael Perricone

1998-04-22

637

Voyager

TV Episode

Brannon Braga
Bryan Fuller
Joe Menosky

1998-04-29

639

Voyager

TV Episode

Kenneth Biller

1998-05-06

641

Voyager

TV Episode

Jeri Taylor

1998-05-13

643

Voyager

TV Episode

Brannon Braga
Joe Menosky

1998-05-20

646

Voyager

TV Episode

Brannon Braga
Joe Menosky

1998-10-14

647

Voyager

TV Episode

Brannon Braga
Bryan Fuller
Joe Menosky

1998-10-21

648

Voyager

TV Episode

Kenneth Biller

1998-10-28

649

Voyager

TV Episode

Nick Sagan

1998-11-04

650

Voyager

TV Episode

Michael Taylor

1998-11-11

651

Voyager

TV Episode

Brannon Braga
Joe Menosky

1998-11-18

653

Voyager

TV Episode

Kenneth Biller

1998-12-09

660

Voyager

TV Episode

Robert J. Doherty

1998-11-25

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