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?
While also co-starring in this series, LeVar Burton
continued hosting the children's' book series Reading Rainbow
(1983). In 1988, the show released its most popular episode of all time (Reading Rainbow: The Bionic Bunny Show
(1988)) which featured a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Star Trek: The Next Generation. Most notably, the episode included a set of Star Trek: The Next Generation bloopers - the only legal release of such material. See more
Very often star streaks are seen backward. Ignoring tunneling (something that would have been hard to do in the late 80's) when moving faster than light speed stars would look streaked as depicted, but they would be blue as you approach the star and red after you pass. Sometimes this is depicted correctly but others it is seen the other way around. See more
Shut up, Wesley!
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 Breaking In: Pilot