TNG is an American science Q continuum simulation dating television series in the Star Trek franchise created by Gene Roddenberry that ran from to The Original Series went off the air in The first episode takes place in the year99 years after the start of the five-year mission described in the original series, which began in Beverly Crusherand a new Enterprise.
An introductory statement featured at the beginning of each episode's title sequence stated the ship's purpose in language similar to the opening statement of the original Star Trek series, but was updated to reflect an ongoing mission and to be gender-neutral: These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise.
The show was very popular, reaching almost 12 million viewers in its 5th season, with the series finale in being watched by over 30 million viewers. In total, episodes were made including Q continuum simulation dating two-partersending with the two-hour finale " All Good Things The series was broadcast in first-run syndication with dates and times varying among individual television stations.
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In its seventh season, Star Trek: Some of the highest rated episodes by Nielsen ratings were the pilot "Encounter at Farpoint"the finale "All Good Things The Next Generation aired for Q continuum simulation dating seasons beginning on September 28, and ending on May 23, The series begins with the crew of the Enterprise -D put on trial by an omnipotent being known as Qwho became a recurring character.
The god-like entity threatens the extinction of humanity for being a race of savages, forcing them to solve a mystery at nearby Farpoint Station to prove their worthiness to be spared. After successfully solving the mystery and avoiding disaster, the crew departs on its mission to explore strange new worlds.
Subsequent stories focus on the discovery of new life and sociological and political relationships "Q continuum simulation dating" alien cultures, as well as exploring the human condition.
Several new species are introduced as recurring antagonists, including the Ferengithe Cardassiansand the Borg. Throughout their adventures, Picard and his crew are often forced to face and live with the consequences of difficult choices.
The series ended in its seventh season with a two-part episode "All Good Things An interstellar anomaly that threatens all life in the universe forces Picard to leap from his present, past, and future to combat the threat.
Picard was successfully able to show to Q that humanity could think outside of the confines of perception and theorize on new possibilities while still being prepared to sacrifice themselves for the sake of the greater good. The series ended with the crew of the Enterprise portrayed as feeling more like a family and the way Q continuum simulation dating four consecutive motion pictures that continued the theme and mission of the series.
As early asParamount Pictures started considering making a Star Trek film because of the show's popularity in syndication. However, with 's release of Star WarsParamount decided not to compete in the science fiction movie category and shifted their efforts to a new Star Trek television series. The Original Series actors were approached to reprise their roles, sketches, models, sets and props were created for Star Trek: Phase II until Paramount changed its mind again and decided to create feature films starring the Original Series cast.
Chairman Frank Mancuso Sr. The series was the most popular syndicated television program 17 years after cancellation,  and the Harve Bennett -produced, Original Series -era Star Trek films did well at the box office. The Voyage Home caused the studio to plan for a new Star Trek television series. Paramount executives worried that a new series could hurt the demand for the films, but decided that it would increase their appeal on videocassette and cable,  and that a series with unknown actors would be more profitable than paying the films' actors' large salaries.
The Next Generation was announced on October 10, and its cast in May Paramount executive Rick Berman was assigned to the series at Roddenberry's request. FontanaEddie Milkis and David Gerrold. The series' music theme combined the fanfare from the original series theme by Alexander Courage with Jerry Goldsmith 's theme for Star Trek: The Motion Picture Some early episodes' plots derived from outlines created for Star Trek: the Big Three television networks treated Paramount's most appealing and valuable property as they would any other series offended the studio.
Fox wanted the show to help launch the new network, but wanted it by Marchand would only commit to 13 episodes instead of a Q continuum simulation dating season. The unsuccessful negotiations convinced the studio that
Q continuum simulation dating could only protect Star Trek with full control. Paramount increased and accelerated the show's profitability by choosing to instead broadcast it in first-run syndication   : The stations sold five minutes of commercial time to local advertisers and Paramount sold the remaining seven minutes to national advertisers.
Stations had to commit to purchasing reruns in the future,  and only those that aired the new show could purchase the popular reruns of the Original Series. The studio's strategy succeeded.
One station predicted that " Star Trek promises to be one of the most successful programs of the season, network or syndicated". The new show indeed performed well; the pilot's ratings were higher than those of many network programs,  and ratings remained comparable to network shows by the end of the first season, despite the handicap of each station airing the show on a different day and time, often outside prime time.
Writers found the show's " bible " constricting and ridiculous and could not deal with Roddenberry's ego and Q continuum simulation dating of them.
It stated, for example, that "regular characters all share a feeling of being part of a band of brothers and sisters. As in the original Star Trek"Q continuum simulation dating" invite the audience to share the same feeling of affection for our characters. While the events of most episodes of season one were self-contained, many developments important to the show as a whole occurred during the season.
The recurring nemesis Q was introduced in the pilot, the alien Ferengi had their sentinel showing in " The Last Outpost ", the holodeck was introduced, and the romantic backstory between William Riker and Deanna Troi was investigated.
Later episodes in the season set the stage for serial plots. The episode " Datalore " introduced Data's evil twin brother Lorewho made several more appearances in episodes in subsequent seasons.
Tasha Yar left the show in " Skin of Evil ", becoming the first regular Star Trek character to die permanently although the character was seen again in two later episodes in either series or film. The premiere became the first television episode to be nominated for a Hugo Award since Six of the season's episodes were each nominated for an Emmy Award.
The top two episodes for Nielsen ratings were "Encounter at Farpoint" with The series underwent significant changes during its second season. Owing to the Writers Guild of America strikethe number of episodes produced was cut from 26 to 22, and the start of the season was delayed. Because of the strike, the opening episode, " The Child ", was based on a script originally written for Star Trek: Phase IIwhile the season finale, " Shades of Gray ", was a clip show.
Nevertheless, season two as a whole was widely regarded as significantly better than season one. Its focus on character development received special praise. Season two
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Before the production of the third season in the summer ofsome personnel changes were made.