10 couples that should be a thing in Star Trek

Let us look into Star Trek characters who would be incredibly good together and play cosmic matchmaker, shall we?

Jeri Ryan as Seven of Nine in "Surrender" Episode 308, Star Trek: Picard on Paramount+. Photo Credit: Trae Patton/Paramount+. ©2021 Viacom, International Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Jeri Ryan as Seven of Nine in "Surrender" Episode 308, Star Trek: Picard on Paramount+. Photo Credit: Trae Patton/Paramount+. ©2021 Viacom, International Inc. All Rights Reserved. /
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Jeri Ryan as Seven of Nine in "Dominion" Episode 307, Star Trek: Picard on Paramount+. Photo Credit: Trae Patton/Paramount+. ©2021 Viacom, International Inc. All Rights Reserved. /

2. Seven of Nine (Voyager, Picard) and Data (The Next Generation, Picard)

Imagine a power couple in space. If this doesn't scream Seven of Nine and Data, I don't know what does.

Seven, once part of the Borg hive mind, is all about reclaiming the humanity the Borg took from her. She's like a student of life, trying to catch up on all the human experiences she missed - from laughing at jokes to shedding a tear at the beauty of a sunset. Then there's Data, the android who could give any encyclopedia a run for its money but feels a bit left out because he can't quite grasp what it means to feel those facts. He's on his own quest, trying to figure out emotions and what it means to be human, something he can't simply download or update like his software.

Now, throw these two together, and you've got a recipe for the most heartwarming, thought-provoking journey through space and self-discovery.

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Brent Spiner as Data in "Dominion" Episode 307, Star Trek: Picard on Paramount+. Photo Credit: Trae Patton/Paramount+. ©2021 Viacom, International Inc. All Rights Reserved. /

As they navigate their unique challenges, they could teach each other about the vast spectrum of human emotions and experiences. Seven could share the human customs she's learning, while Data could offer his insights on humanity from an outsider's perspective. Imagine them discussing the concept of humor or love, each from their unique viewpoints, leading to moments of both hilarity and profound depth. Their relationship wouldn't just be about romance - it would be a beautiful exploration of what it means to be alive, the importance of connection, and the endless quest to understand oneself and others.

Through their eyes, we'd get a front-row seat to the complexities of emotion and identity, all wrapped up in a space-faring package of adventures.

3. Jadzia Dax (Deep Space Nine) and T'Pol (Enterprise)

Imagine Jadzia Dax, the centuries-old, wise-cracking Trill with a heart as big as a supernova, teaming up with T'Pol, the cool, collected Vulcan who's all about logic but isn't afraid to dip her toes into the emotional waters now and then.

This duo would be like the ultimate space-time continuum blend of wisdom and restraint, where Jadzia's zesty zest for life and her multiple lifetimes' worth of experiences could really shake things up for T'Pol, who's often seen as the poster child for Vulcan stoicism. Picture Jadzia talking T'Pol into letting her hair down (figuratively, of course, because we all know Vulcan hairstyles are pretty much immovable) and showing her that feeling emotions isn't the end of the world - it can actually add a whole new layer of depth to that logical mind of hers.

Now, on the flip side, T'Pol's unwavering dedication to logic and order could be just what Jadzia needs to sometimes keep her from diving headfirst into the next nebula without a second thought. It's like having that one friend who always knows when to tell you to put down the ice cream and pick up a salad instead.- except, in this case, it's more about not impulsively jumping into wormholes. Together, they'd strike this perfect balance between embracing the thrill of the unknown and not getting lost in it. T'Pol could teach Jadzia a thing or two about self-discipline, while Jadzia shows T'Pol the beauty of embracing life's unpredictability. Their relationship could be a cosmic journey of growth, understanding, and learning to find the equilibrium between logic and emotion, all while navigating the vast and often perplexing universe.

It's not just about the sparks that could fly between them; it's about the galaxies they could explore together, both outside and within themselves.