Rick’s Star Trek Blog #6: Star Trek Chronology Revised Edition

Contributor: Rick McGimpsey

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Awhile ago I posted an exhaustive list of every episode/movie of Star Trek in order of their place on the Star Trek Timeline and for the most part I was satisfied with it. Looking back at it, however, I have come to the conclusion that the timeline I presented had some minor imperfections that I felt could be improved upon and have aimed to fix them here.
In this rewrite some noticeable differences should become apparent to the reader immediately. For instance, I have presented the timeline as bearing a closer resemblance to an actual timeline and have done away with season divisions and references to television pilots. This is to make the list appear more like a galactic record and less like a compilation of episodes of a fictional TV series. To aid with this effect I have also added years and some dates. I have refrained, however, from going by Stardates because they were inconsistent and led to continuity errors. There are, for example, episodes of the first season of TNG where Tasha Yar is alive and well which had Stardates occuring after Skin of Evil. It soon became obvious to me that arranging episodes by Stardate would be impossible.
Additionally I placed markers to separate eras of galactic history and have changed the order of a few episodes to fit the chronology. The series finale of Enterprise is now placed in the middle of the TNG section right after The Pegasus. This is because in the finale all scenes depicting Archer and his crew were holodeck images that Riker was viewing during that TNG episode.
Besides some other minor alterations to make the list’s design more consistent the rest of the chronology is the same as it was before. I hope you enjoy.

Pre-Federation History

The Missions of The Enterprise NX-1 (2151-2155)

ENT: Broken Bow
Fight or Flight
Strange New World
Unexpected
Terra Nova
The Andorian Incident
Breaking the Ice
Civilization
Fortunate Son
Silent Enemy
Cold Front
Dear Doctor
Sleeping Dogs
Shadows of P’Jem
Shuttlepod One
Fusion
Rogue Planet
Acquisition
Oasis
Detained
Vox Sola
Fallen Hero
Desert Crossing
Two Days and Two Nights
Shockwave Part 1
Shockwave Part 2
Carbon Creek
Minefield
Dead Stop
A Night in Sickbay
Marauders
The Seventh
The Communicator
Singularity
Vanishing Point
Precious Cargo
The Catwalk
Dawn
Stigma
Cease Fire
Future Tense
Canamar
The Crossing
Judgment
Horizon
The Breach
Cogenitor
Regeneration
First Flight
Bounty
The Expanse
The Xindi
Anomaly
Extinction
Rajiin
Impulse
Exile
The Shipment
Twilight
North Star
Similitude
Carpenter Street
Chosen Realm
Proving Ground
Stratagem
Harbinger
Doctor’s Orders
Hatchery
Azati Prime
Damage
The Forgotten

The Council
Countdown
Zero Hour
Storm Front Part 1
Storm Front Part 2
Home
Borderland
Cold Station 12
The Augments
The Forge
Awakening
Kir’Shara
Daedalus
Observer Effect
Babel One
United
The Aenar
Affliction
Divergence
Bound
In a Mirror, Darkly Part 1
In a Mirror, Darkly Part 2
Demons
Terra Prime

23rd Century Federation History

TOS: The Cage 2254

The 5 Year Mission of Captain James T. Kirk of the U.S.S. Enterprise

Year 1/5 (2265-2266):
Where No Man Has Gone Before
The Corbomite Maneuver
Mudd’s Women
The Enemy Within
The Man Trap
The Naked Time
Charlie X
Balance of Terror
What are Little Girls Made of?
Dagger of the Mind
Miri
The Conscience of the King
The Galileo Seven
Court Martial
The Menagerie Part 1
The Menagerie Part 2
Shore Leave
The Squire of Gothos
Arena
The Alternative Factor
Tomorrow is Yesterday
The Return of the Archons
A Taste of Armageddon
Space Seed
This Side of Paradise
The Devil in the Dark
Errand of Mercy
The City on the Edge of Forever
Operation: Annihilate

Year 2/5 (2267):
Catspaw
Metamorphosis
Friday’s Child
Who Mourns for Adonais?
Amok Time
The Doomsday Machine
Wolf in the Fold
The Changeling
The Apple
Mirror, Mirror
The Deadly Years
I, Mudd
The Trouble with Tribbles
Bread and Circuses
Journey to Babel
A Private Little War
The Gamesters of Triskelion
Obsession
The Immunity Syndrome
A Piece of the Action
By Any other Name
Return to Tomorrow
Patterns of Force
The Ultimate Computer
The Omega Glory
Assignment: Earth

3/5 (2268):
Spectre of the Gun
Elaan of Troyius
The Paradise Syndrome
The Enterprise Incident
And the Children Shall Lead
Spock’s Brain
Is There in Truth No Beauty?
The Empath
The Tholian Web
For the World is Hollow and I have Touched the Sky
Day of the Dove
Plato’s Stepchildren
Wink of an Eye
That Which Survives
Let That Be Your Last Battlefield
Whom Gods Destroy
The Mark of Gideon
The Lights of Zetar
The Cloud Minders
The Way to Eden
Requiem for Methuselah
The Savage Curtain
All Our Yesterdays
Turnabout Intruder

Year 4/5 (2269)
TAS: Beyond the Farthest Star
Yesteryear
One of Our Planets is Missing
The Lorelei Signal
More Tribbles, More Troubles
The Survivor
The Infinite Vulcan
The Magicks of Megas-Tu
Once Upon a Planet
Mudd’s Passion
The Terratin Incident
The Time Trap
The Ambergris Element
The Slaver Weapon
The Eye of the Beholder
The Jihad

Year 5/5 (2270):
The Pirates of Orion
Bem
The Practical Joker
Albatross
How Sharper Than a Serpent’s Tooth
The Counter-Clock Incident

Post-5 Year Mission

Star Trek: The Motion Picture 2270’s
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan March 22, 2285
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock 2285
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home 2286
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier 2287
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country 2293
Star Trek: Generations (Prologue Sequence) 2293

24th Century History

The Assignments of The Enterprise D, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise E (2364-2379)

TNG: Encounter at Farpoint
The Naked Now
Code of Honor
The Last Outpost
Where No One Has Gone Before
Lonely Among Us
Justice
The Battle
Hide and Q
Haven
The Big Goodbye
Datalore
Angel One
11001001
Too Short a Season
When the Bough Breaks
Home Soil
Coming of Age
Heart of Glory
The Arsenal of Freedom
Symbiosis
Skin of Evil
We’ll Always Have Paris
Conspiracy
The Neutral Zone
The Child
Where Silence Has Lease
Elementary, Dear Data
The Outrageous Okona
Loud as a Whisper
The Schizoid Man
Unnatural Selection
A Matter of Honor
The Measure of a Man
The Dauphin
Contagion
The Royale
Time Squared
The Icarus Factor
Pen Pals
Q Who
Samaritan Snare
Up the Long Ladder
Manhunt
The Emissary
Peak Performance
Shades of Gray
Evolution
The Ensigns of Command
The Survivors
Who Watches the Watchers
The Bonding
Booby Trap
The Enemy
The Price
The Vengeance Factor
The Defector
The Hunted
The High Ground
Deja Q
A Matter of Perspective
Yesterday’s Enterprise
The Offspring
Sins of the Father
Allegiance
Captain’s Holiday
Tin Man
Hollow Pursuits
The Most Toys
Sarek
Menage a Trois
Transfigurations
The Best of Both Worlds
The Best of Both Worlds Part II
Family
Brothers
Suddenly Human
Remember Me
Legacy
Reunion
Future Imperfect
Final Mission
The Loss
Data’s Day
The Wounded
Devil’s Due
Clues
First Contact
Galaxy’s Child
Night Terrors
Identity Crisis
The Nth Degree
Qpid
The Drumhead
Half a Life
The Host
The Mind’s Eye
In Theory
Redemption Part I
Redemption Part II
Darmok
Ensign Ro
Silicon Avatar
Disaster
The Game
Unification Part I
Unification Part II
A Matter of Time
New Ground
Hero Worship
Violations
The Masterpiece Society
Conundrum
Power Play
Ethics
The Outcast
Cause and Effect
The First Duty
Cost of Living
The Perfect Mate
Imaginary Friend
I, Borg
The Next Phase
The Inner Light
Time’s Arrow
Time’s Arrow Part II
Realm of Fear
Man of the People
Relics
Schisms
True Q
Rascals
A Fistful of Datas
The Quality of Life
Chain of Command Part 1
Chain of Command Part 2
DS9: Emissary
Past Prologue
A Man Alone
Babel
TNG: Ship in a Bottle
DS9: Captive Pursuit
TNG: Acquiel
DS9: Q-Less
TNG: Face of the Enemy
DS9: Dax
TNG: Tapestry
DS9: The Passenger
TNG: Birthright Part 1
Birthright Part 2
DS9: Move Along Home
The Nagus
TNG: Starship Mine
Lessons
DS9: Vortex
Battle Lines
TNG: The Chase
DS9: The Storyteller
TNG: Frame of Mind
DS9: Progress
TNG: Suspicions
DS9: If Wishes Were Horses
TNG: Rightful Heir
DS9: The Forsaken
TNG: Second Chances
DS9: Dramatis Personae
Duet
TNG: Timescape
DS9: In the Hands of the Prophets
TNG: Descent Part 1
Descent Part II
DS9: The Homecoming
The Circle
The Siege
TNG: Liaisons
Interface
Gambit Part 1
Gambit Part 2
DS9: Invasive Procedures
Cardassians
TNG: Phantasms
DS9: Melora
TNG: Dark Page
DS9: Rules of Acquisition
TNG: Attached
DS9: Necessary Evil
TNG: Force of Nature
DS9: Second Sight
TNG: Inheritance
DS9: Sanctuary
TNG: Parallels
DS9: Rivals
The Alternate
TNG: The Pegasus
ENT: These are the Voyages…
TNG: Homeward
DS9: Armageddon Game
TNG: Sub Rosa
DS9: Whispers
TNG: Lower Decks
DS9: Paradise
TNG: Thine Own Self
DS9: Shadowplay
TNG: Masks
DS9: Playing God
TNG: Eye of the Beholder
DS9: Profit and Loss
TNG: Genesis
DS9: Blood Oath
TNG: Journey’s End
DS9: The Maquis Part 1
The Maquis Part 2
TNG: Firstborn
Bloodlines
DS9: The Wire
TNG: Emergence
DS9: Crossover
TNG: Preemptive Strike
DS9: The Collaborator
TNG: All Good Things…
DS9: Tribunal
The Jem’Hadar
The Search Part I
The Search Part II
The House of Quark
Equilibrium
Second Skin
The Abandoned
Civil Defense
Meridian
Star Trek: Generations
Defiant
Fascination
Past Tense Part 1
Past Tense Part 2
VOY: Caretaker
Parallax
Time and Again
DS9: Life Support
Heart of Stone
VOY: Phage
DS9: Destiny
VOY: The Cloud
DS9: Prophet Motive
VOY: Eye of the Needle
DS9: Visionary
VOY: Ex Post Facto
Emanations
Prime Factors
DS9: Distant Voices
VOY: State of Flux
DS9: Through the Looking-Glass
Improbable Cause
The Dies is Cast
VOY: Heroes and Demons
Cathexis
DS9: Explorers
VOY: Faces
DS9: Family Business
VOY: Jetrel
DS9: Shakaar
VOY: Learning Curve
DS9: Facets
The Adversary
VOY: The 37’s
Initiations
Projections
Elogium
Non Sequiter
DS9: The Way of the Warrior
VOY: Twisted
DS9: The Visitor
VOY: Parturition
DS9: Hippocratic Oath
Indiscretion
Rejoined
VOY: Persistence of Vision
DS9: Starship Down
VOY: Tattoo
DS9: Little Green Men
VOY: Cold Fire
DS9: The Sword of Kahless
VOY: Maneuvers
DS9: Our Man Bashir
VOY: Resistence
DS9: Homefront
Paradise Lost
VOY: Prototype
Alliances
DS9: Crossfire
VOY: Threshold
DS9: Return to Grace
VOY: Meld
DS9: Sons of Mogh
VOY: Dreadnought
DS9: Bar Association
VOY: Death Wish
DS9: Accession
VOY: Lifesigns
Investigations
Deadlock
DS9: Rules of Engagement
VOY: Innocence
DS9: Hard Time
Shattered Mirror
The Muse
VOY: The Thaw
DS9: For the Cause
VOY: Tuvix
DS9: To the Death
VOY: Resolutions
DS9: The Quickening
VOY: Basics Part 1
Basics Part 2
DS9: Body Parts
Broken Link
VOY: Flashback
The Chute
The Swarm
DS9: Apocalypse Rising
VOY: False Profits
DS9: The Ship
VOY: Remember
DS9: Looking for par’Mach in all the Wrong Places
…Nor the Battle to the Strong
The Assignment
VOY: Sacred Ground
DS9: Trials and Tribble-ations
VOY: Future’s End
Future’s End Part 2
DS9: Let He Who is Without Sin…
Things Past
VOY: Warlord
Star Trek: First Contact
DS9: The Ascent
VOY: The Q and the Grey
Macrocosm
DS9: Rapture
The Darkness and the Light
VOY: Fair Trade
Alter Ego
DS9: The Begotten
VOY: Coda
DS9: For the Uniform
VOY: Blood Fever
DS9: In Purgatory’s Shadow
By Inferno’s Light
VOY: Unity
Darkling
DS9: Doctor Bashir, I Presume
VOY: Rise
Favorite Son
DS9: A Simple Investigation
Business as Usual
VOY: Before and After
DS9: Ties of Blood and Water
Ferengi Love Songs
VOY: Real Life
DS9: Soldiers of the Empire
VOY: Distant Origin
DS9: Children of Time
VOY: Displaced
DS9: Blaze of Glory
VOY: Worst Case Scenario
DS9: Empok Nor
VOY: Scorpion
Scorpion Part 2
DS9: In the Cards
Call to Arms
VOY: The Gift
Day of Honor
Nemesis
DS9: A Time to Stand
VOY: Revulsion
DS9: Rocks and Shoals
VOY: The Raven
DS9: Sons and Daughters
Behind the Lines
Favor the Bold
Sacrifice of Angels
VOY: Scientific Method
Year of Hell
Year of Hell Part 2
DS9: You are Cordially Invited…
Resurrection
VOY: Random Thoughts
DS9: Statistical Probabilities
VOY: Concerning Flight
Mortal Coil
DS9: The Magnificent Ferengi
Waltz
VOY: Waking Moments
Message in a Bottle
DS9: Who Mourns for Morn
Far Beyond the Stars
VOY: Hunters
DS9: One Little Ship
VOY: Prey
DS9: Honor Among Thieves
VOY: Retrospect
DS9: Change of Heart
VOY: The Killing Game
The Killing Game Part 2
DS9: Wrongs Darker than Death or Night
Inquisition
VOY: Vis a vis
DS9: In the Pale Moonlight
VOY: The Omega Directive
DS9: His Way
VOY: Unforgettable
DS9: The Reckoning
VOY: Living Witness
DS9: Valiant
VOY: Demon
DS9: Profit and Lace
VOY: One
DS9: Time’s Orphan
VOY: Hope and Fear
DS9: The Sound of Her Voice
Tears of the Prophets
Image in the Sand
Shadows and Symbols
Afterimage
VOY: Night
DS9: Take Me Out to the Holosuite
VOY: Drone
DS9: Chrysalis
VOY: Extreme Risk
DS9: Treachery, Faith, and the Great River
VOY: In the Flesh
DS9: Once More Unto the Breach
VOY: Once Upon a Time
DS9: The Siege of AR-558
VOY: Timeless
DS9: Covenant
VOY: Infinite Regress
Nothing Human
Thirty Days
Star Trek: Insurrection
VOY: Counterpoint
DS9: It’s Only a Paper Moon
Prodigal Daughter
VOY: Latent Image
Bride of Chaotica!
DS9: The Emperor’s New Cloak
VOY: Gravity
DS9: Field of Fire
VOY: Bliss
DS9: Chimera
VOY: Dark Frontier
DS9: Badda-Bing-Badda-Bang
VOY: The Disease
DS9: Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges
VOY: Course: Oblivion
The Fight
Think Tank
DS9: Penumbra
Til Death Do Us Part
Strange Bedfellows
VOY: Juggernaut
DS9: The Changing Face of Evil
VOY: Someone to Watch Over Me
DS9: When it Rains…
VOY: 11:59
DS9: Tacking into the Wind
VOY: Relativity
DS9: Extreme Measures
VOY: Warhead
DS9: The Dogs of War
VOY: Equinox
Equinox Part 2
DS9: What You Leave Behind
VOY: Survival Instinct
Barge of the Dead
Tinker, Tenor, Doctor, Spy
Alice
Riddles
Dragon’s Teeth
One Small Step
The Voyager Conspiracy
Pathfinder
Fair Haven
Blink of an Eye
Virtuoso
Memorial
Tsunkatse
Collective
Spirit Folk
Ashes to Ashes
Child’s Play
Good Shepherd
Live Fast and Prosper
Muse
Fury
Life Line
The Haunting of Deck Twelve
Unimatrix Zero Part 1
Unimatrix Zero Part 2
Imperfection
Drive
Repression
Critical Care
Inside Man
Body and Soul
Nightingale
Flesh and Blood
Shattered
Lineage
Repentence
Prophecy
The Void
Workforce
Workforce Part 2
Human Error
Q2
Author, Author
Friendship One
Natural Law
Homestead
Renaissance Man
Endgame
Star Trek: Nemesis

25th Century History

Star Trek Online 2409

23rd Century History Alternate

Star Trek (2009) 2258
Star Trek Into Darkness 2259
Star Trek Beyond 2260?

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