Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987-1994)
Here are my favorite episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, the best of the sequels to the original series. [work in progress—not yet complete]
- Where No One Has Gone Before (Oct. 26, 1987)
- An attempt to improve warp engine efficiency unexpectedly sends the Enterprise and her crew to a place far beyond anything experienced before.
- Too Short a Season (Feb. 8, 1988)
- A very elderly Starfleet admiral is brought in to handle a tense hostage situation—using a rather unconventional approach.
- Home Soil (Feb. 22, 1988)
- Checking on the progress of the terraforming of Velara III, Data and Geordi make a remarkable discovery.
- Coming of Age (Mar. 14, 1988)
- As Captain Picard is under investigation by Starfleet, Wesley Crusher takes his entrance examinations for Starfleet Academy.
- Skin of Evil (Apr. 25, 1988)
- A shuttlecraft crash lands on the planet Vagra II, but the rescue operation is complicated by a malevolent entity.
- The Child (Nov. 21, 1988)
- Counselor Troi is shocked to find out she is pregnant. What transpires afterwards is more amazing still.
- The Measure of a Man (Feb. 13, 1989)
- A Starfleet cyberneticist wishes to remove Lieutenant Commander Data from the Enterprise against his will for study and partial disassembly, considering him Starfleet property. But does he have rights as a sentient being?
- The Dauphin (Feb. 20, 1989)
- The Enterprise is ferrying intellectually curious and beautiful Salia and her guardian to the planet Daled IV where she is to become a reluctant young governess, but a chance meeting between the girl and Wesley Crusher leads to mutual love and difficult choices.