It’s Valentine’s Day and even though Paramount took our Christmas away, love is still in their air. Throughout the decades of Trek there have been many romantic moments and so the staff of TrekMovie.com thought we would pick some of our favorites.
So below are our picks for the most romantic moments from each of the series (and the movies).
The Original Series – Kirk and Edith Keeler take a walk
“City on the Edge of Forever”
Jim Kirk tells Edith about how the words “Let Me Help” were proposed to be more important than “I Love You,” but you know what he is really thinking.
Honorable Mention: Spock wooing the Romulan Commander in “The Enterprise Incident”
Next Generation – Picard and Beverly have a campfire
Picard admits he had feelings for Beverly, but had to keep his distance after the death of her husband under his command.
Honorable Mention: Final Casablanca-like scene between Riker and Soren in “Outcast”
Deep Space Nine – Odo and Kira have a date
Odo finally confesses his love to Kira, but thinks he is confessing to a hologram…but that cunning Vic Fontaine has got him telling the real thing.
Honorable Mention: Even though it breaks taboos, Dax cannot help but fall for her ex
Voyager – B’Elanna and Tom almost die
“Day of Honor”
Thinking she is about to die, B’Elanna finally ‘lowers her shields and tells Tom how she really feels (then gets rescued and three seasons later they get married).
Honorable Mention: The Doctor shows the Vidiian Denara Pel that he loves her for who she is on the inside in “Lifesigns”
Enterprise – T’Pol gives Trip a peck at her wedding to another man
Shortly before T’Pol goes through with an arranged marriage she gives Trip a peck on the cheek and in that subtle moment you know that there is fire that still burns within.
Honorable Mention: Archer has to say goodbye to Riann in “Civilization”
Movies – Decker, Ilia and V’Ger get together
“Star Trek The Motion Picture”
Decker finds that there is still some of his love Ilia left in ‘the probe’ and joins with her and V’Ger to create a new family-like entity. In the end Kirk lists the couple as not dead, but missing in action.
Honorable Mention: Anij slows down time to have a moment with Jean Luc in “Insurrection”
Happy Valentine’s Day from TrekMovie.com
So what are some of your favorite romantic Trek moments?