Star Trek Gift Ideas

We can all stop pretending that we don't care about getting gifts for our birthday or the holidays, and we have some "Star Trek" gift ideas that can help if you are a bit stuck on what to get those around you.

Yeah, spending time with those we love is very important, and blah blah, but gifts are fun, and they're an excellent way to show people you love them, and sometimes you pay attention to what they like.


Whether you live in the Star Trek universe or good old regular Earth, getting a gift for someone can show that you care about them, no matter the price. Finding the perfect gift for someone can be like a sport. But it can be hard and confusing. After all, even Spock found the perfect gift for Captain Kirk's birthday—even if the message was a bit confusing.

KIRK: It had the virtue of never having been tried. Oh, by the way... thank you for this.

SPOCK: I know of your fondness for antiques.

KIRK: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." Message, Spock?

SPOCK: None that I'm conscious of... except, of course, happy birthday."

Needless to say, I think Trekkies will like these presents.

Star Trek Transporter Heat Changing Mug

Transporting is still not a reality. Dispersing someone at a molecular level and rebuild them in a different location still seems scary and way in the future. But, we have something that comes close.

This heat changing mug has Kirk, Spock, McCoy, and Uhura start at the transporter room and appear on a Planet's surface when you add your favorite coffee or tea. The colder the weather gets the more appropriate this gift is, so it's perfect for a Holiday party. Energize!

$15.95

Star Trek Next Generation Enterprise Necklace

In The Next Generation, the Enterprise is so important that it even gives birth (yes, that was a weird episode for all). But the Enterprise has become a character in its own right.

This tiny version of the USS Enterprise is the perfect stocking stuffer or for that person that won't leave their house without their jewelry. And goes well with any outfit. Plus, it is one way to remind people where their loyalty stands.

$6.95

Star Trek: The Original Series Adult Coloring Book

A coloring book is a great gift for all those creative Trekkies out there. Let your imagination guide you and see in how many colors you can picture Captain Kirk. Each picture places your favorites in different adventures. This book is also perfect for children who are looking to join Starfleet when they grow up and continue getting inspired by their creativity.

$11.78

Star Trek Spock with Ears Crew Socks

Socks are fun. Spock socks are even better. Even Star Trek fans love getting new socks during the Holidays. These are some fun ones with Spock's iconic ears. And, they are perfect to wear even with your nicest suit to add a bit of... personality.

$8.23

Star Trek TOS Rock Mood Light

This officially licensed lamp by Wand Company is so cool! The mood light can light up in several colors and it's controlled by a phaser. So, every time you turn the light on you can feel like your stunning a Romulan without any actual violence involved.

$45.23

Star Trek Insignias Collectible Buttons

Help them collect all Star Trek logo buttons and use them with their favorite denim jacket. You can even give them said denim jacket if you need another less sci-fi oriented present. Plus this can become a tradition and you can gift them different pins and buttons each year. You never have to think of what to get them again. So we gave you two present ideas... you're welcome.

$7.49

Starfleet Academy Class Ring Replica

Being a part of Starfleet is a dream of many. That starts with education. And, if you're looking for a gift for your favorite student what better accessory than a class ring? Particularly for someone who is going into any STEM field, maybe a future engineer?

Get all that academic bling!

$30.33

Star Trek Voyager Authentic Communicator Pin and Ranking Set

Again, pins are buttons might just be the best small gifts. These pins are perfect for the minimalist in your life. Usually, Star Trek accessories can be a bit dramatic and colorful. So, these pins are perfect if you want to hide the communicator in your work attire. The ranking set looks great with all jackets, and it's an easy way to have a subtle reminder of your favorite Starfleet officers.

$24.99

Star Trek Discovery Command Training Program T-Shirt

Let's be honest, jeans and a t-shirt is the perfect everyday attire. And you can never have enough t-shirts in your closet. This is perfect for those Trekkies who can't wait to be in command. Wear this to any sports practice and you will definitely show who is ready to be captain. Plus, it doesn't hurt that it's a really comfortable t-shirt.

$22.95

Star Trek Captain's Log Notebook

For the creative writers out there or people who want to journal for self-care, this notebook is perfect! It will make you feel like Captain Picard if Captain Picard had to write the logs instead of recording them on the computer. Who knows maybe the next Gene Roddenberry in our midsts, and this might be the notebook that starts a whole new series.

$8.95

So, whether you are throwing the best "Star Trek" themed Holiday party, a Klingon ritual, or you are celebrating your best friend's birthday these gifts that focus on "Star Trek" themes will definitely get you some friendship points. Or honestly, get some of these gifts for yourself because you deserve to treat yo' self every once in a while.

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I may not be popular for saying this, but I think comedy is the best form of entertainment.

However, it’s not always easy to find great comedy.

There are lots of comedians who make me smile or even make me laugh at a joke or two. Yet, it’s really hard to find a comedian who can keep me laughing through their whole set.

If you’re having trouble finding those kinds of comedians, or are just ready to find a new comedian to enjoy, Redditors are here to help.

Probably hoping to find a great comedian themself, Redditor Plastic_Ad_6179 asked:

"Who's the best comedian of all time in your opinion?"

Sean Lock

"Sean Lock"

"For many reasons, but mainly for being the undisputed champion of the world in...Carrot In A Box:"

– Rymundo88

"What a HUGE talent. Luckily he left a lot of great footage. Terrible loss."

– Pan-tang

"The comedians comedian"

– FrederickBishop

George Carlin

"George Carlin."

"Honorable mention to Bill Burr."

– gobigred3562

"When I turned 21, my mom took me to Vegas. We saw Carlin perform and we laughed solidly for 90 minutes. I don’t remember any of the jokes, but I have never laughed like that since. He was a true master of the art."

– drCrankoPhone

"Carlin is the only correct answer. Nobody will ever touch that level of wit, wordplay, satire, and social commentary."

"Nobody."

– reflUX_cAtalyst

Mike Birbiglia

"I went to a Mike Birbiglia show at Zanies in Nashville back in 2008. Guy killed…got up on stage, told 1 story. Took him 90 minutes to get through that story. The whole time, he’s veering off on tangents that seemed completely natural, conversational even. Each tangent was a tiny hilarious story itself. The show seemed so smooth and flowed so naturally, that I could hardly believe it was written. It was masterful. Sure, he doesn’t tell jokes that leave you breathless with laughter, but he does tell jokes that get 90% of the way there with such consistency that I’m actually more impressed with that than the former."

– mavol

Norm MacDonald

"In terms of:"

  • "Being at the top of his game for a long period of time"
  • "Being perfect at timing and execution"
  • "Understanding comedy to a degree that other comedians notice and respect"
  • "Being clever and witty on the spot"
  • "Having memorable jokes and killer standup routines"

"Norm MacDonald"

– warpus

"My favorite story about Norm MacDonald I've heard is that when he was coming up if he bombed he'd wait in the back of the club after the show to shake everyone's hand in their way out. If he killed he wouldn't. What a legend."

– SixPieceTaye

"If you asked a group of comedians who their favorite comedian is I'd bet Norm would be near the top of the list. So much of his material was a deconstruction of comedy itself. If Norm MacDonald tells you a bad joke, and you laugh, is it still a bad joke? Why is it funny? Are you laughing at him or is he laughing at you?"

– foldingcouch

Mitch Hedberg

"Mitch Hedberg. RIP."

– onepotatotwopotato3

"I used to love that guy. I still do but I used to too."

– ChefHannibal

""I got in an argument with a girlfriend inside of a tent. That’s a bad place for an argument, because I tried to walk out, and had to slam the flap.""

""F**k you, zzzzzzzzzzip""

– StarktheGuat

Monty Python

"Monty Python, as a group."

"I don't think there's been a single more influential comedy act than Flying Circus."

– EarlyBirdsofBabylon

"I agree with it just because it’s one of the few non-American mentions here. People seriously think that humor ends on American Stand Up and television…"

"Also Monty Python is ALWAYS funny"

– RockThePlazmah

Robin Williams

"Robin Williams."

– Flicksterea

"Live on Broadway stands as one of the most memorable things I have ever watched."

– Grimlock64

"Idk why he isn’t higher on this list or mentioned more often. Robin Williams had absolutely insane improv skills. Watch the episode of Who’s Line with him as the guest star, the rest of the cast can’t keep it together."

– _xXmyusernameXx_

Lucille Ball

"Lucille Ball"

– LusciousofBorg

"Scrolled this far to find a female comedian! Love Lucille Ball"

– boonybun

"I saw I Love Lucy was streaming a couple months ago. Having watched it as a kid, I figured I’d put it on for a nostalgic chuckle. I was not ready for that show to be so, so funny—I nearly passed out I was laughing so hard."

– mypantsareawesome

"She was a comedic genius."

– DrWorm_DD

Rowan Atkinson

"Rowan Atkinson (John Cleese closely second)"

– DarkFluids777

"Atkinson is such an amazing physical comedian that it’s basically overlooked that he’s a first-rate stand-up, as well."

– HilariousSpill

Eddie Murphy

"Eddie Murphy"

– onterrible1

"He saved SNL. They wouldn't be on air today were it not for Murphy"

– Blackgurlmajik

"Goat of comedy"

– IndependenceScary644

Comedy may not be everyone’s favorite form of entertainment, but it is a can’t miss, so long as the comedian in question is a good one.

Luckily, we’ve got some great suggestions above.