Set in the twenty-fourth century and seven to eight decades after the adventures of the original crew of the starship Enterprise, this new series is the long-awaited successor to Star Trek: The Original Series (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.
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Did You Know?
During the first season, Gene Roddenberry
clashed virtually non-stop with the writing team and Paramount Pictures executives. Roddenberry and Paramount fought back and forth over the length of the show, and later, the length of the pilot. He was also known for re-writing scripts of other writers (and letting his lawyer do so as well, violating WGA rules), or praising them one day, then firing the writer the next. Unbeknownst to the rest of the creative team at the time, Roddenberry had suffered a series of ministrokes, which greatly affected his mood and memory. He was also known for drinking heavily through the lunch hour, and most of the afternoon, against doctor's orders, which caused him broad mood swings and confusion. See more
Apparently the Enterprise's shuttle bays are left unattended; there are many instances in TNG - as well as other ST series like Star Trek: Voyager
- in which we hear of an "unathorized shuttle launch." It's extremely likely a ship with a military command structure would have personnel stationed in the shuttle bays at all times. However, it would make it more difficult for the writers to have someone get around the guards somehow, so it's an understandable omission. See more
Dr Beverly Crusher
[Picard, Riker, Crusher, LaForge and Troi have all gathered in the Observation Lounge to discuss Amanda Rogers, an intern aboard the Enterprise who mysteriously contained a warp core breach with sheer force of will
She's a little shaken up, but she's gonna be fine.
Commander William Riker
You said she was adopted. Could she be an alien?
Dr Beverly Crusher
She's human. There's nothing more unusual about her. Not that my instruments can detect.
Commander, have you been able to determine the cause of the warp breach?
Lt Commander Geordi LaForge
No, Sir. Everything was ...
The model of the Enterprise used in the opening credits is so detailed, a tiny figure can be seen walking past a window just before the vessel jumps to warp speed. See more
The first and last episodes were originally broadcast as two-hour TV-movies, and were later re-edited into two one-hour episodes each. Both edits involved removing some scenes from each episode. See more
Referenced in Thief: The Dark Project