Star Trek’s Greatest ‘Labor’ Episodes

by TrekMovie.com Staff

In the US today is Labor Day, a day which can be traced back to unions giving a day off for working citizens. Throughout the history of Trek, many episodes dealt with giving workers a break and other issues related to the toils of the worker, and so today we take a look at those Treks with labor.

TrekMovie’s picks for the top ‘labor’ related episodes of each series (and the movies).

The Original Series – “The Cloud Minders“
Long before Han Solo visited his old buddy Lando in Bespin, Captain Kirk took a trip to Stratos, a cloud city involved in mining. Both Kirk and Spock argued for the plight of the ‘Troglyte’ workers and eventually took up their cause to fight for their rights.

Fighting for their rights, but being Kirk, there is always a woman involved

Fighting for their rights, but being Kirk, there is always a woman involved

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