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Star Trek: The Next Generation 

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Set almost 100 years after Captain Kirk's five-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers set off in the U.S.S. Enterprise-D on their own mission to go where no one has gone before.

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Gene Roddenberry
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Top Rated TV #127 | Won 18 Primetime Emmys. Another 18 wins & 61 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Patrick Stewart ...  Capt. Jean-Luc Picard / ... 176 episodes, 1987-1994
Jonathan Frakes ...  Cmdr. William Riker / ... 176 episodes, 1987-1994
LeVar Burton ...  Lt. Cmdr. Geordi La Forge / ... 176 episodes, 1987-1994
Marina Sirtis ...  Counselor Deanna Troi 176 episodes, 1987-1994
Brent Spiner ...  Lt. Cmdr. Data / ... 176 episodes, 1987-1994
Michael Dorn ...  Lt. Worf / ... 176 episodes, 1987-1994
Gates McFadden ...  Dr. Beverly Crusher 155 episodes, 1987-1994
Majel Barrett ...  Enterprise Computer / ... 106 episodes, 1987-1994
Wil Wheaton ...  Wesley Crusher / ... 86 episodes, 1987-1994

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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. Written by Harald Mayr <marvin@bike.augusta.de>

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New Stars. New Stories. New Worlds To Explore.


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Trivia

Gene Roddenberry and Maurice Hurley fought throughout the first several seasons of the show, with Hurley frustrated by Roddenberry's meddling in scripts and inconsistent dictum. Hurley left the show in the third season, referring to Roddenberry as a "cuckoo bird", a lampooning of Roddenberry's reputation among fans as "The Great Bird of the Galaxy". See more »

Goofs

A key aspect of Data throughout the series is that he has no emotions. But on countless occasions, he can be seen expressing confusion, either by facial expression or in his verbal reactions. See more »

Quotes

[Repeated line]
Capt. Picard: Make it so.
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Crazy Credits

"Descent, Part 1" is the only episode of the series to show the episode credits during the teaser. See more »

Alternate Versions

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 »

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Greatest Sci-Fi series of its time
2 January 2004 | by patwaltSee all my reviews

People that watch science fiction seem to forget that Star Trek: The Next Generation was filmed from 1987 to 1994, and that it accomplished the breakthrough technical wizardry we now see in other sci-fi movies and television shows.

It was Star Trek: The Next Generation (STTNG) that accomplished the "orange screen", reducing by 2/3 the cost of shooting space sequences. It was STTNG that finally allowed for a very advanced and yet BELIEVABLE "evolved" human behavior involved in space travel.

I admired Captain Jean-Luc Picard for his reserved Brit style, and the tension between him and Dr. Beverly Crusher. Who did not like watching Lieutenant Commander Data and Lieutenant Geordi LaForge spar over human behavior? What about the short brilliant life of Lieutenant Natasha Yar? Who didn't tune in to see that? Commander William Riker was amazing to watch, as he grew a beard and a conscience -- while still being able to keep up with the great Lieutenant Worf, the only Klingon (as yet) in Star Fleet!?

Those of you out there trying still to wage the Star Wars - Star Trek battle for supremacy -- grow up! They are both inspiring stories in different universes.


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26 September 1987 (USA) See more »

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