LOLTrek, Jean-Luc Picard

Image Source: LOL Movies, Star Trek: First Contact

1. You always get the green girl.
2. You have the cushiest chair in the joint.
3. The Captain’s stash of Romulan Ale.
4. You get to regularly say things like “Fire at Will” and “Number One.”
5. At some point, probably due to a rift in the space-time continuum, you’ll get to meet your Evil Twin.
6. Things that don’t work right now will be fixed by Tuesday.
7. If you blow up or crash the ship, Starfleet will just build you another Enterprise.
8. Private Captain’s holodeck hours. (Worf with the Wesley Crusher wig. ‘Nuff said.)
9. You can ditch the Prime Directive whenever you want.
10. Starfleet lets you bring your dog onboard.
11. You’ll inevitably quote Shakespeare at some point, but only in the original Klingon.
12. The self-destruct can always be turned off with your code.
13. Even strange ladies from 1985 will buy you dinner and beer, just ’cause you’re awesome.

Bonus: In TNG, you’re one of the few “red shirts” who returns from away missions.

A few fun links I found while writing this post:
LOLTrek: First Contact
Top 10 Things I Hate About Star Trek
Top 10 Star Trek Moms
Entertainment Weekly’s Top 10 Star Trek Next Generation Episodes
Top Ten “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” Episodes
100 Greatest Things About Star Trek

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4 Responses to “Thirteen Perks of Being Captain of the Enterprise”

  1. I can sense you are a big Star Trek fan =)

    Great TT!

  2. I love this, because I can relate. I am a trekkie, especially for TNG.
    Love your TT, hope you’ll visit my 32nd TT…Housework, Quoth the Mama, Nevermore at The Cafe.

  3. I have another one to add to #4: Make it so.

    I’ve tried using that line with my family, but it doesn’t work. Should’ve sent them to Starfleet Academy.

  4. 14. You will inevitably meet people from the future, usually beginning with yourself.
    15. When a planet looks like fun, you get to be the first one down. When a planet looks terrifyingly danger, you just send an away mission aboard a shuttle from far, far away…
    (No, seriously. Have you ever noticed that the ship isn’t even in orbit when the worst accidents occur?)

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