Set in the 24th century and decades after the adventures of the original crew of the starship Enterprise, this new series is the long-awaited successor to the original Star Trek (1966). Under the command of Captain Jean-Luc Picard, the all new Enterprise NCC 1701-D travels out to distant planets to seek out new life and to boldly go where no one has gone before. Written by
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New Stars. New Stories. New Worlds To Explore.
Did You Know?
At the suggestion of the producers, Patrick Stewart
wore a hairpiece for his first meeting with Paramount executives. Evidently, the creative staff on the show worried that Paramount would veto Stewart's casting if they knew the actor was bald. After the meeting, the executives agreed to cast Stewart, on the condition that he not wear the same ridiculous toupee. See more
Throughout the series you can often hear the actress (Majel Barrett
) who performs the voice of the computer taking breaths between lines. Obviously a human actress would have to do this, but a computer with an electronically generated voice would not, as it wouldn't breathe. See more
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As with the original "Star Trek" (1966) series, each episode begins with the captain reciting the famous opening monologue, "Space, the final frontier...." In recognition of changes in language conventions and style, the conclusion of the monologue has been altered. Whereas the original series ended with "where no MAN has gone before," TNG uses "where no ONE has gone before." See more
Referenced in QI: Future