These Are the Silliest Star Trek Reenactments We've Seen in Ages

We love these photographs and gifs created by Ken Lin and his friends, who posed for them in many of the same kinds of California landscapes that provided the "alien world" backdrops for the original Star Trek series. The results are crazy and adorable.

These pictures are taken from Lin's "Into California" and "Red is Dead" series. I love the combination of badassery and camp.

These Are the Silliest Star Trek Reenactments We've Seen in Ages

Watch out!

These Are the Silliest Star Trek Reenactments We've Seen in Ages

These Are the Silliest Star Trek Reenactments We've Seen in Ages

Hey, it's Data's head.

These Are the Silliest Star Trek Reenactments We've Seen in Ages

Shooting, dancing, freaking out ... whatever.

These Are the Silliest Star Trek Reenactments We've Seen in Ages

Why didn't Starfleet ever carry their guns like gangsters in a cheesy action movie?

These Are the Silliest Star Trek Reenactments We've Seen in Ages

No Trek without lens flare.

These Are the Silliest Star Trek Reenactments We've Seen in Ages

This is just flat-out beautiful, and the people in it look like action figures.

These Are the Silliest Star Trek Reenactments We've Seen in Ages

I feel like this is exactly the kind of face that Kirk would make when fighting an alien in a pool of methane.

These Are the Silliest Star Trek Reenactments We've Seen in Ages

I am hoping that one day I will be able to do this with the power of my mind.

These Are the Silliest Star Trek Reenactments We've Seen in Ages

After a hard day on the away team, everybody gets popsicles.

These Are the Silliest Star Trek Reenactments We've Seen in Ages

So the redshirt is dead. Whatever. Let's have a beer.

See more adventures of Lin and his crew on Lin's website.

(h/t Brian Lam)