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Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Outrageous Okona  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 4

It all happened during that magical summer of 2365. A roguish freighter captain drew the Enterprise into an interplanetary dispute. A holographically-resurrected Joe Piscopo taught Data the human concept of comedy. And the new ship's doctor wisely stayed out of it all. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jul 13, 2020 - 16 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Elementary, Dear Data  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 3

Data decides to out-LARP Picard on the holodeck in a Sherlock Holmes adventure that turns dangerous when Geordi botches a line of code. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jul 10, 2020 - 11 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Where Silence Has Lease  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 2

When an immortal entity from outside the universe subjects the Enterprise to cruel experiments, each crew member anxiously checks the color of their shirt. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jul 6, 2020 - 10 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Child  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 1

Change is coming too fast for Wesley Crusher's career, the unstable viruses in the Enterprise's cargo bay, and Troi's new family member. (CW: sci-fi sexual assault) [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jul 3, 2020 - 14 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Neutral Zone  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 26

The Enterprise is hit by blasts from the past: three unfrozen 20th-century civilians, and an interstellar power nobody's heard from in decades—the Romulans. (Season finale) [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jun 29, 2020 - 18 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Conspiracy  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 25

When Picard's dearest friend alerts him to mysterious subversion at the highest levels of Starfleet, the Enterprise is the only thing standing between the Federation and an unstoppable new culinary trend that's perhaps best left vague here. (Warning: appetite spoilers.) [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jun 26, 2020 - 23 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: We'll Always Have Paris  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 24

After obsessive scientist Dr. Paul Manheim steamrolls his way through a transdimensional barrier, the aftermath causes temporal flashbacks light-years away…and emotional flashbacks for Picard. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jun 22, 2020 - 13 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Skin of Evil  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 23

"Noncooperation with evil is as much a moral obligation as is cooperation with good." - Martin Luther King Jr., "Loving Your Enemies," November 1957. [Potential major, 30-plus-year-old spoiler within] [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jun 19, 2020 - 14 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Symbiosis  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 22

When aliens suffering from chemical dependency beg for help, Picard just says no. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jun 15, 2020 - 13 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Arsenal of Freedom  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 21

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posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jun 12, 2020 - 12 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Heart of Glory  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 20

Klingon renegades visit the Enterprise, forcing Worf to confront the warlike ethos to which they relentlessly kling. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jun 8, 2020 - 29 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Coming of Age  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 19

From Memory Alpha: "As Wesley Crusher faces the Starfleet Academy entrance exam on Relva VII, representatives from Starfleet Command conduct an exhaustive investigation into Captain Picard and the Enterprise-D crew." [more inside]
posted by mwhybark on Jun 5, 2020 - 15 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Home Soil  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 18

Hello and welcome to the Velara III terraforming station! I'll be your tour guide through this absolutely safe and incident-free look at every excruciating detail of hydrological engineering! [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jun 1, 2020 - 20 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: When the Bough Breaks  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 17

MA: “Wesley Crusher must protect a group of kidnapped Enterprise-D children while Captain Picard fights for their release.” [more inside]
posted by mwhybark on May 29, 2020 - 13 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Too Short a Season  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 16

The Enterprise's intervention in a hostage crisis on Mordan IV is complicated by the curious case of Admiral Mark Jameson. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on May 26, 2020 - 21 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: 11001001  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 15

(MA): While a group of technologically advanced aliens board the Enterprise to update the ship's computer systems, Riker discovers just how real a holodeck character can be. [more inside]
posted by mwhybark on May 22, 2020 - 15 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Angel One  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 14

Riker leads an away team to a planet dominated by women. Picard is sickened. Any connection? Surprisingly, none whatsoever! [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on May 18, 2020 - 21 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Datalore  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 13

(via MA, of course) The Enterprise explores Data's home planet, Omicron Theta. They find his brother, and the dark secret he carries. [more inside]
posted by mwhybark on May 15, 2020 - 15 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Big Goodbye  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 12

White-Hot DANGER! Red-Hot DAMES! Jean-Luc Picard IS Dixon Hill, P.I., in "The Case of the Killer Holodeck"! [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on May 11, 2020 - 23 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Haven  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 11

MA synopsis: “Tensions mount as Counselor Troi's arranged marriage nears, and her mother takes a liking for Captain Picard. Meanwhile, a plague ship threatens the planet where they are meeting.” Introducing the fabulous Lwaxana Troi! [more inside]
posted by mwhybark on May 8, 2020 - 12 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Hide and Q  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 10

Q grants Riker godlike power, yet surprisingly, he doesn't use it to give himself an awesome beard. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on May 4, 2020 - 26 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Battle  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 9

(MA short synopsis): “When a group of Ferengi present Captain Picard with the derelict remains of his old starship, he begins to lose himself in the past.” [more inside]
posted by mwhybark on May 1, 2020 - 25 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Justice  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 8

Wesley's junior sports blooper becomes a Prime Directive kerfuffle, pitting Picard against the Planet of the Jogging WASPs and (naturally) their all-powerful god. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Apr 27, 2020 - 28 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Lonely Among Us  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 7

MA: "While transporting delegates, an alien life form wreaks havoc on the Enterprise computer – and begins to take over the minds of her crew." Episode transcript from Chakoteya.net. TNG’s first bottle show! It’s a real kitchen sink jamboree, with a full-fledged A/B plot, plenty of reheated TOS plot elements and some notable moments to boot. [more inside]
posted by mwhybark on Apr 24, 2020 - 21 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Where No One Has Gone Before  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 6

The crew of the Enterprise experiences hallucinations from a long time ago while in a galaxy far, far away. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Apr 21, 2020 - 17 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Last Outpost  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 5

Meet the Ferengi! From Memory Alpha: “In pursuit of Ferengi marauders, the Enterprise and its quarry become trapped by a mysterious planet that is draining both ships' energies." [more inside]
posted by mwhybark on Apr 17, 2020 - 22 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Code of Honor  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 4

The leader of an alien society kidnaps Lt. Tasha Yar to force her into marriage. Not offended enough yet? Oh wait, there's more… [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Apr 14, 2020 - 16 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Naked Now  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 2

(from MA) The crew of the Enterprise is subjected to an exotic illness - a sweaty pandemic, if you will - that drives them to unusual manic behavior, akin to a type of alcoholic intoxication. Based directly on TOS’ The Naked Time (MA). [more inside]
posted by mwhybark on Apr 10, 2020 - 30 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Encounter at Farpoint  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 1

Captain Jean-Luc Picard takes command of the U.S.S. Enterprise-D on her first mission. Consequently—as so often happens with Starfleet captains—he meets a god. (Series premiere) [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Apr 7, 2020 - 55 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation

It came up in the Picard threads that the crew of the USS MetaFilter has yet to instantiate a TNG watchthrough. Currently, Cheeses and Jack are helming the last season of ENT, and of course PIC is underway as well. I think ENT should be wrapped before PIC is over, so it would seem time to boldly go where no threads have gone before. [more inside]
posted by mwhybark on Jan 31, 2020 - 14 comments

The Next Voyage

There's been some talk of another Trek series rewatch now that our Voyager rewatch is wrapping up. So, as we did before, let's hash out some deets! [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Aug 6, 2018 - 19 comments

(Get a) Life After Deep Space Nine

Now that the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine rewatch is drawing to a close, we have tossed around some ideas about what Star Trek to cover next in recent threads. Let's organize our thoughts here and hash it out. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Dec 13, 2016 - 37 comments

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