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Star Wreck: The Generation Gap (Star Wreck #1)

3.24  ·  Rating Details  ·  117 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
He's Starfreak Command's elder statesman, back in action after an eighty-year retirement with his old crew, "the galaxy's original well-balanced, multi-ethnic, equal opportunity team." How do they stay alive? It's all thanks to Mr. Smock's discovery of that life-giving substance - yogurt!
Paperback, 117 pages
Published January 15th 1992 by St. Martin's Paperbacks (first published 1990)
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Joy
Apr 27, 2015 Joy rated it really liked it
Shelves: fiction-scifi
This series is an awesome parody of Star Trek and a must read for any fans.

In the first installment, the "old" crew of the U.S.S. Endocrine is coming aboard the "new" U.S.S. Endocrine, creating all sorts of tension...and two officers for each position. It puts Captain Smirk at odds with Captain Ricardo (Jean Lucy Ricardo).

The book has some very clever illustrations that enhance it. The names given to the characters are also very clever.

In case you were wondering why there's a cup on top of the
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David
Jan 04, 2013 David rated it really liked it
Shelves: science-fiction
This is a very clever and fun book. It actually allows us to see the much wanted interaction between the original and Next Generation Star Trek crews on a level that we never have before. While it is totally absurd, it actually mirors the characters and concepts so well, that it almost reads like a real Star Trek story in some ways. The speach patterns of the characters are perfectly mirrored even though they are saying rediculous things. It deftly points out the differences of the two series a ...more
Phillip
Jan 17, 2015 Phillip rated it it was ok
This is basically a MAD magazine TOS/TNG spoof in narrative form. It's mostly amusing, but not as great. There are fat jokes that sound like they came from 1983, so it doesn't really work as well. The writer certainly tries to spoof all the TNG (season two!) and TOS characters in their own way. It's a quick read, so it does it's job. Not great, but a Trekkie should crack a smile or two.
Mark
Jan 28, 2015 Mark rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This might be the worst book I've ever read cover to cover. Enough humour to get me to pick it up again and short enough (small enough time investment) to make it worth while. I'm sure a truer trekkie would get more from it then I did.
Cheryl
May 26, 2013 Cheryl rated it it was ok
Amusing parody of both the Original series and TNG -- specifically targeting all of the same things that critics have harped on over the years: Kirk's libido, Riker's uselessness, Picard's exaggerated egalitarianism, and the overuse of jargon and pseudotechnology. Not a bad way to kill a couple of hours.
Katie Bigham
Jun 11, 2010 Katie Bigham rated it it was amazing
I love these books. There a quick an easy read, but if your looking for a pick me up before bed this book does the trick. The author writes the characters with only the quirks and then throws them into a situation as ridicules as the characters themselves.
Helen
Jan 11, 2014 Helen rated it it was amazing
Loved it!
Justin
Feb 11, 2013 Justin rated it really liked it
1st Read: As A Youngster
2nd Read: 11-February-2013

A fun parody on a long time, and much loved by me, sci-fi series. A cheesy goof-filled romp through the galaxy with two crews of the Endocrine!
Bev
Apr 28, 2011 Bev rated it liked it
Shelves: star-trek, humor
I just can't resist parodies...
Heather
Feb 12, 2013 Heather rated it really liked it
Haha interesting
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