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** Crusher and Troi comparing how their boobs have firmed up was meant to be a private conversation and isn't actually all that different to Worf having a pimple or Picard losing some wrinkles. These are just physical manifestations of the crew growing younger. Its the immediate aftermath where Data walks up to Worf and talks about ''his'' boobs firming up that pushes the whole thing into narm. Especially as this really is something that season 1 Data would do as opposed to post season 7 Data who has a much greater understanding of human interaction - although [[FridgeBrilliance that may have been the point.]]

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** Crusher and Troi comparing how their boobs have firmed up was meant to be a private conversation and isn't actually all that different to Worf having a pimple or Picard losing some wrinkles. These are just physical manifestations of the crew growing younger. Its It's the immediate aftermath where Data walks up to Worf and talks about ''his'' boobs firming up that pushes the whole thing into narm. Especially as this really is something that season 1 Data would do as opposed to post season 7 Data who has a much greater understanding of human interaction - although [[FridgeBrilliance that may have been the point.]]

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** Crusher and Troi comparing how their boobs have firmed up was meant to be a private conversation and isn't actually all that different to Worf having a pimple or Picard losing some wrinkles. These are just physical manifestations of the crew growing younger. Its the immediate aftermath where Data walks up to Worf and talks about ''his'' boobs firming up that pushes the whole thing into narm. Especially as this really is something that season 1 Data would do as opposed to post season 7 Data who has a much greater understanding of human interaction - although [[FridgeBrilliance that may have been the point.]]

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** When the two ships, waiting each other out, shut down their systems so they're harder to detect, they start...''whispering''. Because, you know, [[SarcasmMode sound travels through space]]. This kinda takes away from what's supposed to be a very tense situation.


** Similarly, the parasitoid aliens in "[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E25Conspiracy}} Conspiracy]]" were a bust, and the planned arc was retooled with a new, far more menacing enemy, the Borg, which paid huge dividends. Imagine how different the show would have been without the god-awful scene in which Picard and Riker shoot at Remmick and the alien in his chest until they both blow up. The special effects technology of the time, at least what could be had with a TV show's budget, really wasn't up to making this not hilarious.
--> [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HMpylu3Do0 FOR CARDASSIA!]]

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** Similarly, the parasitoid aliens in "[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E25Conspiracy}} "[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E24Conspiracy}} Conspiracy]]" were a bust, and the planned arc was retooled with a new, far more menacing enemy, the Borg, which paid huge dividends. Imagine how different the show would have been without the god-awful scene in which Picard and Riker shoot at Remmick and the alien in his chest until they both blow up. The special effects technology of the time, at least what could be had with a TV show's budget, really wasn't up to making this not hilarious.
--> [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HMpylu3Do0 FOR CARDASSIA!]]
hilarious.





* An earlier example of ''Franchise/StarTrek'' Narm changed the course of an entire species. When ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' began, Creator/GeneRoddenberry was involved in the series and trying as hard as he could to make it match the feel of the original series. Thus came the new "big menace for the Federation" in "[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E4TheLastOutpost The Last Outpost]]", the Ferengi, who hooted and howled like monkeys, cracked energy whips, and dressed in furs. It would have fit in perfectly with the original series's cheesy SciFi of the day; to modern audiences, it just looked ridiculous. The Ferengi were quickly {{retool}}ed into being a mostly comedy relief species and, ironically, probably became a favorite race of the series because of it. (And Roddenberry & Co. quickly performed a make-good by introducing a replacement race that actually ''was'' menacing: the Borg.)

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* An earlier example of ''Franchise/StarTrek'' Narm changed the course of an entire species. When ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' began, Creator/GeneRoddenberry was involved in the series and trying as hard as he could to make it match the feel of the original series. Thus came the new "big menace for the Federation" in "[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E4TheLastOutpost The Last Outpost]]", the Ferengi, who hooted and howled like monkeys, cracked energy whips, and dressed in furs. It would have fit in perfectly with the original series's cheesy SciFi of the day; to modern audiences, it just looked ridiculous. The Ferengi were quickly {{retool}}ed into being a mostly comedy relief species and, ironically, probably became a favorite race of the series because of it. (And And Roddenberry & Co. quickly performed a make-good by introducing a replacement race that actually ''was'' menacing: bringing back the Borg.)Romulans.
** Similarly, the parasitoid aliens in "[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E25Conspiracy}} Conspiracy]]" were a bust, and the planned arc was retooled with a new, far more menacing enemy, the Borg, which paid huge dividends. Imagine how different the show would have been without the god-awful scene in which Picard and Riker shoot at Remmick and the alien in his chest until they both blow up. The special effects technology of the time, at least what could be had with a TV show's budget, really wasn't up to making this not hilarious.



* "[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E17HomeSoil}} Home Soil]]", which is one long narmfest of an episode - from the three terraformers (the young female one who spends almost the entire episode crying, (and the few times she isn't crying she sounds totally bored)the young male one with [[TheEighties the oh-so-'80s]] mullet, and the older one who gets most of their dialogue and borders on ham with his delivery of lines such as "I CREATE LIFE... I DO NOT TAKE IT!"), to the cast asking each other rhetorical questions over and over for most of the story, to the entire bridge crew feeling free to chip in and comment during the initial first contact dialogue between humans and the "microbrain" inorganic lifeform that continually calls the ''Enterprise'' crew "UGLY BAGS OF MOSTLY WATER" serving as the episode's antagonist. Special bonus points go to Dr. Crusher, whose delivery of the line "Life - force! Do - you - under-stand - us!?" is excruciating.
* As pointed out in a nitpicker's guide, the triumphant moment in TNG season 5 episode "[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS5E5Disaster}} Disaster]]" where Picard and two children heave themselves through a doorway after escaping a stuck turbolift before it fell and climbed up the shaft, is wrecked if you realize that the ladder goes all the way up. They could have climbed a little higher and just stepped through.

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* "[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E17HomeSoil}} Home Soil]]", which is one long narmfest of an episode - from the three terraformers (the young female one who spends almost the entire episode crying, (and the few times she isn't crying she sounds totally bored)the bored) the young male one with [[TheEighties the oh-so-'80s]] mullet, and the older one who gets most of their dialogue and borders on ham with his delivery of lines such as "I CREATE LIFE... I DO NOT TAKE IT!"), to the cast asking each other rhetorical questions over and over for most of the story, to the entire bridge crew feeling free to chip in and comment during the initial first contact dialogue between humans and the "microbrain" inorganic lifeform that continually calls the ''Enterprise'' crew "UGLY BAGS OF MOSTLY WATER" serving as the episode's antagonist. Special bonus points go to Dr. Crusher, whose delivery of the line "Life - force! Do - you - under-stand - us!?" is excruciating.
* As pointed out in a nitpicker's guide, the triumphant moment in TNG season 5 episode "[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS5E5Disaster}} Disaster]]" where Picard and two three children heave themselves through a doorway after escaping a stuck turbolift before it fell and climbed up the shaft, is wrecked if you realize that the ladder goes all the way up. They could have climbed a little higher and just stepped through.



** Same [[DroppedABridgeOnHim (unsatisfactory)]] episode: That [[SpecialEffectFailure ink stain]] on Yar's cheek in sickbay when Dr. Crusher tries to bring her back kills the drama of those scenes.

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** Same [[DroppedABridgeOnHim (unsatisfactory)]] ([[DroppedABridgeOnHim unsatisfactory]]) episode: That [[SpecialEffectFailure ink stain]] on Yar's cheek in sickbay when Dr. Crusher tries to bring her back kills the drama of those scenes.


* Going back to the original series, "[[{{Recap/StarTrekS1E2CharlieX}} Charlie X]]". The ending of this episode is particularly narmtacular. The episode had a good concept, but the delivery of Charlie's final lines is... hilariously awesome. "I want to stay... stay... stay..." is not bad in concept; but when the actor sounds utterly bored and is trying to drop his voice 20 octaves below what it's normally been, the laughs start coming.

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* Going back to the original series, "[[{{Recap/StarTrekS1E2CharlieX}} Charlie X]]". The ending of this episode is particularly narmtacular. The episode had a good concept, but the delivery of Charlie's final lines is... hilariously awesome. "I want to stay... stay... stay..." is not bad in concept; but when the actor sounds utterly bored and is trying to drop his voice 20 octaves below what it's normally been, the laughs start coming.coming.
* "[[{{Recap/StarTrekS1E14BalanceOfTerror}} Balance of Terror]]": When the Romulan vessel fires its weapon at the outpost, which is talking to the ''Enterprise'' at the time, the outpost commander throws his head back and screams as if he's being burned alive. That, plus the lights flashing for an extended period of time, pretty much ruins the somber atmosphere that the show tries for as they realize the outpost is gone.


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* The legitimately [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic awesome]] [[Klingon music https://youtu.be/DwlFeVttLMg]] is almost totally deflated by the goofy-sounding lyrics the choir is [[OminousLatinChanting chanting]] in the background.

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* The legitimately [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic awesome]] [[Klingon music https://youtu.be/DwlFeVttLMg]] [[https://youtu.be/DwlFeVttLMg Klingon music]] is almost totally deflated by the goofy-sounding lyrics the choir is [[OminousLatinChanting chanting]] in the background.


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** He was out-Narmed by a lowly ''Ensign'' in "[[http://memory-alpha.org/en/wiki/The_Corbomite_Maneuver_%28episode%29 The Corbomite Maneuver]]":

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** He was out-Narmed by a lowly ''Ensign'' in "[[http://memory-alpha.org/en/wiki/The_Corbomite_Maneuver_%28episode%29 "[[{{Recap/StarTrekS1E10TheCorbomiteManeuver}} The Corbomite Maneuver]]":


* Spock's rather out-of-character moment near the end of "The Cage." (partly down to EarlyInstallmentWeirdness)

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* Spock's rather out-of-character moment near the end of "The Cage." "[[{{Recap/StarTrekS1E0TheCage}} The Cage]]" (partly down to EarlyInstallmentWeirdness)EarlyInstallmentWeirdness).



* Going back to the original series, the episode "Charlie X". The ending of this episode is particularly narmtacular. The episode had a good concept, but the delivery of Charlie's final lines is... hilariously awesome. "I want to stay... stay... stay..." is not bad in concept; but when the actor sounds utterly bored and is trying to drop his voice 20 octaves below what it's normally been, the laughs start coming.
* "The Omega Glory," especially the very, very {{Eagleland}} climax. Shatner's in all his, well, glory, reading the American constitution. Extra narm - Shatner is '''Canadian.'''
* "And The Children Shall Lead." Special mention to where Kirk looks like he's suddenly come down with a bad case of the runs right before the children's power takes effect on him. And then there's the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAvRBDQqSmY "I'm losing command" scene in the turbo lift.]] And just the fact that children cause chaos on the Enterprise with magic and use it by making a jerk-off motion.
* Kirk's "No Blah Blah Blah" line from "Miri." Did he have to sink to their level?

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* Going back to the original series, the episode "Charlie X"."[[{{Recap/StarTrekS1E2CharlieX}} Charlie X]]". The ending of this episode is particularly narmtacular. The episode had a good concept, but the delivery of Charlie's final lines is... hilariously awesome. "I want to stay... stay... stay..." is not bad in concept; but when the actor sounds utterly bored and is trying to drop his voice 20 octaves below what it's normally been, the laughs start coming.
* "The "[[{{Recap/StarTrekS2E23TheOmegaGlory}} The Omega Glory," Glory]]", especially the very, very {{Eagleland}} climax. Shatner's in all his, well, glory, reading the American constitution. Extra narm - Shatner is '''Canadian.'''
* "And The "[[{{Recap/StarTrekS3E4AndTheChildrenShallLead}} And the Children Shall Lead." Lead]]". Special mention to where Kirk looks like he's suddenly come down with a bad case of the runs right before the children's power takes effect on him. And then there's the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAvRBDQqSmY "I'm losing command" scene in the turbo lift.]] And just the fact that children cause chaos on the Enterprise with magic and use it by making a jerk-off motion.
* Kirk's "No Blah Blah Blah" line from "Miri." "[[{{Recap/StarTrekS1E8Miri}} Miri]]". Did he have to sink to their level?



* This exchange from what should be a dramatic scene in "Amok Time":

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* This exchange from what should be a dramatic scene in "Amok Time":"[[{{Recap/StarTrekS2E1AmokTime}} Amok Time]]":



* An earlier example of ''Franchise/StarTrek'' Narm changed the course of an entire species. When ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' began, Gene Roddenberry was involved in the series and trying as hard as he could to make it match the feel of the original series. Thus came the new "big menace for the Federation", the Ferengi, who hooted and howled like monkeys, cracked energy whips, and dressed in furs. It would have fit in perfectly with the original series's cheesy SciFi of the day; to modern audiences, it just looked ridiculous. The Ferengi were quickly {{retool}}ed into being a mostly comedy relief species and, ironically, probably became a favorite race of the series because of it. (And Roddenberry & Co. quickly performed a make-good by introducing a replacement race that actually ''was'' menacing: the Borg.)

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* An earlier example of ''Franchise/StarTrek'' Narm changed the course of an entire species. When ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' began, Gene Roddenberry Creator/GeneRoddenberry was involved in the series and trying as hard as he could to make it match the feel of the original series. Thus came the new "big menace for the Federation", Federation" in "[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E4TheLastOutpost The Last Outpost]]", the Ferengi, who hooted and howled like monkeys, cracked energy whips, and dressed in furs. It would have fit in perfectly with the original series's cheesy SciFi of the day; to modern audiences, it just looked ridiculous. The Ferengi were quickly {{retool}}ed into being a mostly comedy relief species and, ironically, probably became a favorite race of the series because of it. (And Roddenberry & Co. quickly performed a make-good by introducing a replacement race that actually ''was'' menacing: the Borg.)



* "[[PunctuatedForEmphasis THERE! ARE! FOUR! LIGHTS!]]". It's not the sentence itself that's Narmy, it's how Patrick Stewart delivers it. He ''shouts it'' in defiance, when he could have said it normally and with steel in his voice. Honestly, you'd expect more from Patrick Stewart.

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* "[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS6E10ChainOfCommand}} Chain of Command]]": "[[PunctuatedForEmphasis THERE! ARE! FOUR! LIGHTS!]]". It's not the sentence itself that's Narmy, it's how Patrick Stewart Creator/PatrickStewart delivers it. He ''shouts it'' in defiance, when he could have said it normally and with steel in his voice. Honestly, you'd expect more from Patrick Stewart.



* Captain Picard is granted the name "Locutus" by the Borg, which literally means "the speaker", but sounds more like a title used designate someone representing the height of cuteness --eg, "OMG he is Le Cutus!"

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* In "[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS3E26S4E1TheBestOfBothWorlds}} The Best of Both Worlds]]", Captain Picard is granted the name "Locutus" by the Borg, which literally means "the speaker", but sounds more like a title used designate someone representing the height of cuteness --eg, "OMG he is Le Cutus!"



* In "Night Terrors," we are subjected multiple times to Deanna floating through a cloudy, green-screen dreamscape with arms outstretched, desperately shouting, "WHERE ARE YOOOOOUUU??? I'M TRYING TO FIND YOOOOOOUUU!!!"

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* In "Night Terrors," "[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS4E17NightTerrors}} Night Terrors]]", we are subjected multiple times to Deanna floating through a cloudy, green-screen dreamscape with arms outstretched, desperately shouting, "WHERE ARE YOOOOOUUU??? I'M TRYING TO FIND YOOOOOOUUU!!!"



* "Angel One," in which Riker is temporary ambassador to a matriarchal society which wears sexy clothing; he sleeps with the female ruler and ''then'' campaigns for equal rights for men.

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* "Angel One," "[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E13AngelOne}} Angel One]]", in which Riker is temporary ambassador to a matriarchal society which wears sexy clothing; he sleeps with the female ruler and ''then'' campaigns for equal rights for men.



* "Home Soil", which is one long narmfest of an episode - from the three terraformers (the young female one who spends almost the entire episode crying, (and the few times she isn't crying she sounds totally bored)the young male one with [[TheEighties the oh-so-'80s]] mullet, and the older one who gets most of their dialogue and borders on ham with his delivery of lines such as "I CREATE LIFE... I DO NOT TAKE IT!"), to the cast asking each other rhetorical questions over and over for most of the story, to the entire bridge crew feeling free to chip in and comment during the initial first contact dialogue between humans and the "microbrain" inorganic lifeform that continually calls the ''Enterprise'' crew "UGLY BAGS OF MOSTLY WATER" serving as the episode's antagonist. Special bonus points go to Dr. Crusher, whose delivery of the line "Life - force! Do - you - under-stand - us!?" is excruciating.
* As pointed out in a nitpicker's guide, the triumphant moment in TNG season 5 episode "Disaster" where Picard and two children heave themselves through a doorway after escaping a stuck turbolift before it fell and climbed up the shaft, is wrecked if you realize that the ladder goes all the way up. They could have climbed a little higher and just stepped through.
* Tasha Yar's farewell speech in the episode "Skin of Evil". It's intended to be a TearJerker and likely affects many tropers that way, but not all of them.

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* "Home Soil", "[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E17HomeSoil}} Home Soil]]", which is one long narmfest of an episode - from the three terraformers (the young female one who spends almost the entire episode crying, (and the few times she isn't crying she sounds totally bored)the young male one with [[TheEighties the oh-so-'80s]] mullet, and the older one who gets most of their dialogue and borders on ham with his delivery of lines such as "I CREATE LIFE... I DO NOT TAKE IT!"), to the cast asking each other rhetorical questions over and over for most of the story, to the entire bridge crew feeling free to chip in and comment during the initial first contact dialogue between humans and the "microbrain" inorganic lifeform that continually calls the ''Enterprise'' crew "UGLY BAGS OF MOSTLY WATER" serving as the episode's antagonist. Special bonus points go to Dr. Crusher, whose delivery of the line "Life - force! Do - you - under-stand - us!?" is excruciating.
* As pointed out in a nitpicker's guide, the triumphant moment in TNG season 5 episode "Disaster" "[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS5E5Disaster}} Disaster]]" where Picard and two children heave themselves through a doorway after escaping a stuck turbolift before it fell and climbed up the shaft, is wrecked if you realize that the ladder goes all the way up. They could have climbed a little higher and just stepped through.
* Tasha Yar's farewell speech in the episode "Skin "[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E22SkinOfEvil}} Skin of Evil".Evil]]". It's intended to be a TearJerker and likely affects many tropers that way, but not all of them.



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* The hilariously {{Anvilicious}} DrugsAreBad [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8RXozi72wE scene]] from the TNG episode "Symbiosis".
* Another of many narmy moments from TNG's first season, the season finale "The Neutral Zone" has one when Dr. Crusher revives three humans who were cryogenically frozen close to death in the late 20th-century in the hopes that a cure for their conditions would be found in the future. Telling to Captain Picard why they were frozen, Crusher explains, as if this was a shocking example of ValuesDissonance: "People feared dying. It ''terrified'' them."

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* The hilariously {{Anvilicious}} DrugsAreBad [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8RXozi72wE scene]] from the TNG episode "Symbiosis".
"[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E21Symbiosis}} Symbiosis]]".
* Another of many narmy moments from TNG's first season, the season finale "The "[[{{Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E25TheNeutralZone}} The Neutral Zone" Zone]]" has one when Dr. Crusher revives three humans who were cryogenically frozen close to death in the late 20th-century in the hopes that a cure for their conditions would be found in the future. Telling to Captain Picard why they were frozen, Crusher explains, as if this was a shocking example of ValuesDissonance: "People feared dying. It ''terrified'' them."



* Season 1's infamous "Move Along Home" sees the crew trapped in a strange tabletop game that Quark is playing. If that sounds silly, wait'll you see the crew forced to play a hopscotch game and sing a little girl's chant ("Allamarine, count to four, Allamarine, then three more...") to get from one room to the next. Just try and take this episode seriously.
* The revelation that the Romulan senator realizes Sisko's carefully-made forgery was fake in the excellent episode "In the Pale Moonlight" would have had more impact if the senator had not used that exact moment to channel the spirit of [[Film/TheShining Jack Torrance]]. It also doesn't help that it was seized upon by the denizens of the internets and completely {{meme|ticMutation}}d to death, as depicted here: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXWQIiFxjbc]]

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* Season 1's infamous "Move "[[{{Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS01E10MoveAlongHome}} Move Along Home" Home]]" sees the crew trapped in a strange tabletop game that Quark is playing. If that sounds silly, wait'll you see the crew forced to play a hopscotch game and sing a little girl's chant ("Allamarine, count to four, Allamarine, then three more...") to get from one room to the next. Just try and take this episode seriously.
* The revelation that the Romulan senator realizes Sisko's carefully-made forgery was fake in the excellent episode "In "[[{{Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS06E19InThePaleMoonlight}} In the Pale Moonlight" Moonlight]]" would have had more impact if the senator had not used that exact moment to channel the spirit of [[Film/TheShining Jack Torrance]]. It also doesn't help that it was seized upon by the denizens of the internets and completely {{meme|ticMutation}}d to death, as depicted here: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXWQIiFxjbc]]



** The best and worst example occurs during the climax of "In the Hands of the Prophets." The episode itself was good -- one of the few truly good episodes of the first season, in fact -- but Sisko's slo-motion "[[BigNo NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!]]", complete with dropped pitch, at the most tense moment was jarringly funny.

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** The best and worst example occurs during the climax of "In the "[[{{Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS01E20InTheHandsOfTheProphets}} In The Hands of the Prophets." Of The Prophets]]". The episode itself was good -- one of the few truly good episodes of the first season, in fact -- but Sisko's slo-motion "[[BigNo NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!]]", complete with dropped pitch, at the most tense moment was jarringly funny.



* "Field of Fire," a seventh season episode, has this in the form of [[spoiler: Lieutenant Illario appearing in a nightmare of Ezri's where he is allegedly the killer of the real Illario, and Odo says "I'm sorry, Lieutenant (Dax), there's nothing more annoying than a corpse with a mind of its own."]]
* In the episode "Broken Link," Odo returns to the Great Link for judgment. He's later thrown to the surface of Great Link "ocean," gasping, shouting, and thrashing around, before washing up on shore unconscious. The scene is meant to show that something is wrong and the Great Link has rejected him, but he just looks like a ridiculously bad swimmer with a leg cramp instead!
* "Waltz" was loaded with it. It was supposed to be a horrific view into Dukat's psychosis, but it just makes him look like a petty manchild who talks to himself, [[MoodWhiplash until the final act anyway]].

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* "Field "[[{{Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS07E13FieldOfFire}} Field of Fire," Fire]]", a seventh season episode, has this in the form of [[spoiler: Lieutenant Illario appearing in a nightmare of Ezri's where he is allegedly the killer of the real Illario, and Odo says "I'm sorry, Lieutenant (Dax), there's nothing more annoying than a corpse with a mind of its own."]]
* In the episode "Broken Link," "[[{{Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS04E26BrokenLink}} Broken Link]]", Odo returns to the Great Link for judgment. He's later thrown to the surface of Great Link "ocean," gasping, shouting, and thrashing around, before washing up on shore unconscious. The scene is meant to show that something is wrong and the Great Link has rejected him, but he just looks like a ridiculously bad swimmer with a leg cramp instead!
* "Waltz" "[[{{Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS06E11Waltz}} Waltz]]" was loaded with it. It was supposed to be a horrific view into Dukat's psychosis, but it just makes him look like a petty manchild who talks to himself, [[MoodWhiplash until the final act anyway]].



* The part in "What You Leave Behind" where Dukat uses his powers to make Sisko bow down to him. It's obviously a show of power by a completely egotistical villain, but it's presented in a way that makes it hard not to laugh, especially with the way Sisko calls him pathetic.

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* The part in "What "[[{{Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS07E25E26WhatYouLeaveBehind}} What You Leave Behind" Behind]]" where Dukat uses his powers to make Sisko bow down to him. It's obviously a show of power by a completely egotistical villain, but it's presented in a way that makes it hard not to laugh, especially with the way Sisko calls him pathetic.



* In ''[[Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS03E09Defiant Defiant]]'', Riker from ''[[Series/StartrekThenextgeneration The Next Generation]]'' comes to visit the station. At one point he pulls off his fake sideburns to reveal... a goatee! '''[[GoodHairEvilHair WHAT TREACHERY IS THIS?]]''' It's supposed to be a [[TheReveal dramatic moment]], as his lack of full beard means this is not William Riker but Thomas Riker, his doppelgänger. However, the scene comes off as incredibly goofy, especially if you haven't seen the ''Next Generation'' episode where Thomas previously appeared, and therefore have no idea what this beard-pulling business is all about.

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* In ''[[Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS03E09Defiant Defiant]]'', "[[Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS03E09Defiant Defiant]]", Riker from ''[[Series/StartrekThenextgeneration The Next Generation]]'' comes to visit the station. At one point he pulls off his fake sideburns to reveal... a goatee! '''[[GoodHairEvilHair WHAT TREACHERY IS THIS?]]''' It's supposed to be a [[TheReveal dramatic moment]], as his lack of full beard means this is not William Riker but Thomas Riker, his doppelgänger. However, the scene comes off as incredibly goofy, especially if you haven't seen the ''Next Generation'' episode where Thomas previously appeared, and therefore have no idea what this beard-pulling business is all about.



* In the episode "Twisted," the ship is being crushed by a mysterious space wave and Janeway falls unconscious after accidentally touching the phenomenon. While the other officers stand around discussing how to save the ship, she suddenly sits bolt upright, gasps, "it's tALkiNg tO MEEEE," and then falls back down on the couch.
* In the episode "Prototype" Torres describes how she created a prototype robot. She dramatically told Janeway that when she "installed that module, the prototype looked up at me, and '''asked me for programming.'''"
* "Meld" is mostly NightmareFuel, which you'd think would include the epic TakeThatScrappy moment where Tuvok strangles Holodeck!Neelix. Except the way his body collapses, with the weird head-tilt, isn't so much "corpse" as it is "say whaaaaat?"
* Klingon B'Elanna Torres in "Faces". Her speech patterns and accent made her sound more mildly annoyed than angry.

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* In the episode "Twisted," "[[{{Recap/StarTrekVoyagerS2E6Twisted}} Twisted]]", the ship is being crushed by a mysterious space wave and Janeway falls unconscious after accidentally touching the phenomenon. While the other officers stand around discussing how to save the ship, she suddenly sits bolt upright, gasps, "it's tALkiNg tO MEEEE," and then falls back down on the couch.
* In the episode "Prototype" "[[{{Recap/StarTrekVoyagerS2E13Prototype}} Prototype]]", Torres describes how she created a prototype robot. She dramatically told Janeway that when she "installed that module, the prototype looked up at me, and '''asked me for programming.'''"
* "Meld" "[[{{Recap/StarTrekVoyagerS2E16Meld}} Meld]]" is mostly NightmareFuel, which you'd think would include the epic TakeThatScrappy moment where Tuvok strangles Holodeck!Neelix. Except the way his body collapses, with the weird head-tilt, isn't so much "corpse" as it is "say whaaaaat?"
* Klingon B'Elanna Torres in "Faces"."[[{{Recap/StarTrekVoyagerS1E13Faces}} Faces]]". Her speech patterns and accent made her sound more mildly annoyed than angry.



** http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damage_%28Star_Trek:_Enterprise%29: [[ShootTheDog Pirates]] versus [[OffscreenTeleportation ninjas]]!

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** http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damage_%28Star_Trek:_Enterprise%29: "[[{{Recap/StarTrekEnterpriseS03E19Damage}} Damage]]": [[ShootTheDog Pirates]] versus [[OffscreenTeleportation ninjas]]!


* An earlier example of ''Franchise/StarTrek'' Narm changed the course of an entire species. When ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' began, Gene Roddenberry was involved in the series and trying as hard as he could to make it match the feel of the original series. Thus came the new "big menace for the Federation", the Ferengi, who hooted and howled like monkeys, cracked energy whips, and dressed in furs. It would have fit in perfectly with the original series's cheesy SciFi of the day; to modern audiences, it just looked ridiculous. The Ferengi were quickly {{retool}}ed into being a mostly comedy relief species and, ironically, probably became a favorite race of the series because of it.

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* An earlier example of ''Franchise/StarTrek'' Narm changed the course of an entire species. When ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' began, Gene Roddenberry was involved in the series and trying as hard as he could to make it match the feel of the original series. Thus came the new "big menace for the Federation", the Ferengi, who hooted and howled like monkeys, cracked energy whips, and dressed in furs. It would have fit in perfectly with the original series's cheesy SciFi of the day; to modern audiences, it just looked ridiculous. The Ferengi were quickly {{retool}}ed into being a mostly comedy relief species and, ironically, probably became a favorite race of the series because of it. (And Roddenberry & Co. quickly performed a make-good by introducing a replacement race that actually ''was'' menacing: the Borg.)


** There was also Kirk's equally Narmy "Oh my God" reaction, which was deleted from the UsefulNotes/{{DVD}} release.

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** There was also Kirk's equally Narmy "Oh my God" reaction, which was deleted from the Director's Edition UsefulNotes/{{DVD}} release.release (but reinstated for the Blu-ray).



** What was even worse than her Narmtastic performance was her 1980s bouffant perm. Kirstie Alley's updo was more Vulcan than Curtis's borderline Afro. And Alley was much better at pulling off a Vulcan.

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** What was even worse than her Narmtastic performance was her 1980s bouffant perm. Kirstie Alley's updo was more Vulcan than Curtis's borderline Afro. And Alley was much better at pulling off a Vulcan.Vulcan; that said, however, Alley was actually playing Saavik as ''half-Romulan'' and, thus, emotional. A scene establishing her as half-Romulan was filmed but deleted, and Curtis wasn't given the memo, so she played the role as a straight Vulcan, without the emotion Alley did.

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** ''Into Darkness'' was the first Trek film shot in 3D. Cue a scene straight out of an ''Series/{{SCTV}}'' parody in which Khan is asked to put his arm through a hole and of course he does so right at the camera. Even 3D aficionados groaned at this.

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