Star Trek is well-known for its great storylines and character development, but the interplay between the characters can be just as important. At times, they are witty and downright hilarious. Although Star Trek is classified as sci-fi and not comedy, there are countless scenes that are very humorous.
In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Amy Nelson, Richard Marquez, and Justin Oser pick some of their favorite funniest moments of The Next Generation. We recount the simple one-liners to entire scenes or even entire episodes that tickle our funny bone. From the series to the movies, comedic timing is in full force throughout The Next Generation.
Continue the Petty Bickering
Burning the Midnight Oil
Data, He Was Joking
Picard and Q in Bed
Captain Picard Day
Q's Mariachi Band
Troi's Chocolate Love Affair
That Was Seven Years Ago
Continue the Petty Bickering (00:02:11)
Burning the Midnight Oil (00:09:00)
Data, He Was Joking (00:12:28)
Picard and Q in Bed (00:15:06)
Happier in Another Job (00:17:27)
Captain Picard Day (00:20:57)
Q's Mariachi Band (00:27:47)
Drunk Troi (00:32:31)
Troi's Chocolate Love Affair (00:39:54)
That Was Seven Years Ago (00:45:09)
Final Thoughts (00:48:47)
Justin Oser (Editor and Producer) Amy Nelson (Producer) Richard Marquez (Producer) Lee Hutchison (Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Michael E Hueter (Associate Producer) Justin Oser (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager)
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