In the 24th Century, Captain Jean-Luc Picard assumes command of the Federation's state of the art, luxury flagship, the fifth U.S.S. Enterprise, and its new crew with an array of both humans and non-humans. On their maiden voyage, to Farpoint space station, on the primitive Bandi planet, they come under the apparently inescapable control of alien Q, representative of a technologically superior civilization. He calls humanity backward savages, but accepts to put them to the test at the station. Bandi leader Zorn offers full use of the apparently adequate facilities, but no answers to the key questions, how the station was built, and what agonized feelings Troi is picking up.
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When Riker takes a bite out of an apple and remarks "It's delicious" he happens to be taking a bite out of a Delicuous type apple. See more
It is claimed that Data has not been programmed to use contractions. Yet he says the word "can't" while the Q transport in chasing them. He in fact uses contractions at least 32 times. See more
Captain Jean-Luc Picard
Captain's log, stardate 41153.7 - Our destination is planet Deneb IV, beyond which lies the great, unexplored mass of the galaxy. My orders are to examine Farpoint, a starbase built there by the inhabitants of that world. Meanwhile, I am becoming better acquainted with my new command, this Galaxy-class USS Enterprise. I am still somewhat in awe of its size and complexity. As for my crew, we are short in several key positions, most notably a first officer. But I'm informed that a ...
The opening scene after the opening credits of the two-hour version became the teaser scene before the opening credits in the two-part version. See more
Star Trek: The Next Generation Main Title
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
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