10 most disliked Star Trek couples, ranked

It's almost Valentine's Day! Love is in the air... and so are terrible choices in Star Trek couples.

"Such Sweet Sorrow" -- Ep#213 -- Pictured (l-r): Shazad Latif as Tyler; Sonequa Martin-Green as Burnham of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. Photo Cr: Ben Mark Holzberg/CBS ©2018 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
"Such Sweet Sorrow" -- Ep#213 -- Pictured (l-r): Shazad Latif as Tyler; Sonequa Martin-Green as Burnham of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. Photo Cr: Ben Mark Holzberg/CBS ©2018 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved. /
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9. Tom Paris and B'Elanna Torres (Star Trek: Voyager)

Oh, Tom Paris and B'Elanna Torres, where do we start with these two? One is a hotshot pilot with a penchant for breaking rules and the other is a half-Klingon engineer with a temper shorter than me - I'm 4'11" for context.

You'd think they were making a sitcom, not a Starfleet crew. Their love story kicked off with more sparks than a malfunctioning warp core, and not the good kind. Every other episode, it seemed like they were at each other's throats over something trivial, like Tom's reckless flying or B'Elanna's stubbornness. It was like watching two space porcupines trying to hug it out - entertaining but you couldn't help but feel it was a bit forced. Fans were left wondering, "Are they really meant for each other, or did they just run out of potential partners on the USS Voyager?"

But as the series voyaged on (pun intended), something funny happened - these two started to grow on us. Their relationship evolved from bickering adolescents to something resembling a mature if occasionally fiery partnership. They faced life-and-death situations, personal demons, and even interstellar parenting issues together. Who could forget the time they had to merge their wildly different personalities to care for a rapidly aging alien baby? Classic. It turns out, their constant conflicts were just the universe's way of tempering them into a couple that could actually understand and support each other. By the end, Tom and B'Elanna weren't just a couple; they were a lesson in how opposites attract and, more importantly, how they can stick together. So, while they might have started off as one of the franchise's more eyebrow-raising pairings, they definitely earned their spot in the "Most Improved Relationship" category, making their initial placement on the dislike list seem like a distant memory.