Star Trek: The Next Generation
Star Trek: The Next Generation (TNG) focuses on the 24th century adventures of Captain Jean-Luc Picard aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise (NCC-1701-D). This incarnation of the famous starship is much larger than the one captained by James T. Kirk a century earlier, and, accordingly, it carries a larger crew complement: 1,012 men, women…and, surprisingly, children. This era’s Starfleet Command believes that men and women are more likely to sign up for long-term exploratory missions if they think of their ship as home. Thus, Picard’s crew enjoys many of the comforts they’d have otherwise left behind, including a wide variety of recreational opportunities, “replicated” food dishes to suit every palate, and quarters large enough to share with spouses and offspring. There are schools for the children and a bar (stocked with synthetic alcohol, or synthehol) where the adults can unwind. However, the ongoing mission—no longer limited to a mere five years—remains virtually the same as it was during Kirk’s time: to seek out new life and new civilizations, and to boldly go where no one has gone before.
Episode: TNG 105 - Haven
The daughter of Wrenn, a leader of planet Tarella, and one of the last eight survivors of the Tarellian plague caused by a biological weapon used in their planet's wars. Ariana and her people were ...
Planet: Antide III Ichthyohumanoid species which are fish-like in appearance and have purplish-silver scales. The natives of Antede III have been seen by very few humans. Their preferred method o...
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Episode: TNG - Royale, The
David Livingston is the most prolific Star Trek director. He has directed two Next Generation episodes, 17 Deep Space Nine episodes, 28 Voyager episodes, and 14 Enterprise episodes. He has worked a...