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 (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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Though all of the live-action sequences were shot on 35mm film, the visual effects sequences were shot on video to reduce production costs. This later posed an enormous obstacle when Paramount Pictures decided to release the show on Blu-ray, as the quality of the picture of the original master tapes was not high enough resolution to undergo the transition to Blu-ray format. In order to confront this problem, Paramount Pictures had to recover all of the original live-action and visual effects footage, and use digital techniques to restore and upgrade the picture quality. Essentially, this meant every episode had to be re-edited from scratch. See more
Although the Federation and Starfleet use the metric system, there are numerous occasions when the ship's personnel refer to distances and capacities in obsolete units such as feet, miles, pounds, etcetera. See more
[Data has created an android offspring
What you have done will have serious ramifications. I am truly dismayed that you told no-one of what you were doing.
I am sorry, Captain. I did not anticipate your objections. Do you wish me to deactivate Lal?
It's a life, Data! It can't be activated and deactivated simply!
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
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