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Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 1 Episodes

26 Episodes 1987 - 1988

Episode 1

Encounter at Farpoint: Part 1

Mon, Sep 28, 1987 60 mins

In the pilot, Captain Picard and his crew embark on their first mission: a voyage to the Farpoint station on Daneb IV. Part 1 of two. Riker: Jonathan Frakes. Geordi: LeVar Burton. Tasha: Denise Crosby. Deanna: Marina Sirtis.

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Episode 2

Encounter at Farpoint: Part 2

Mon, Sep 28, 1987 60 mins

Conclusion. At the end of the trial, Q (John de Lancie) gives Picard 24 hours to prove the worthiness of the human race. Zorn: Michael Bell. Riker: Jonathan Frakes. Geordi: LeVar Burton. Dr. Crusher: Gates McFadden. Yar: Denise Crosby

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Episode 3

The Naked Now

Mon, Oct 5, 1987 60 mins

While investigating mysterious deaths, Geordi becomes infected with a mind-altering illness that spreads to the rest of the Enterprise crew. MacDougal: Brooke Bundy. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Riker: Jonathan Frakes.

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Episode 4

Code of Honor

Mon, Oct 12, 1987 60 mins

While the crew is stationed on Ligon II, the inhabitants abduct Tasha and force Picard to abide by their code of honor to obtain her release. Yareena: Karole Selmon. Hagon: James Louis Watkins. Tasha: Denise Crosby. Picard: Patrick Stewart.

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Episode 5

The Last Outpost

Mon, Oct 19, 1987 60 mins

Picard suspects that the Ferengis are responsible for a sudden energy loss that immobilizes the Enterprise. Letek: Armin Shimerman. Mordoc: Jake Dengel. Kayron: Tracey Walter. Portal: Darryl Henriques. Riker: Jonathan Frakes. Geordi: LeVar Burton. Yar: Denise Crosby.

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Episode 6

Where No One Has Gone Before

Mon, Oct 26, 1987 60 mins

A glitch in the propulsion system catapults the starship into a galaxy where mental powers become extraordinary, and the crew find that they are what they think. Kosinski: Stanley Kamel. Assistant: Eric Menyuk. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Riker: Jonathan Frakes.

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Episode 7

Lonely Among Us

Mon, Nov 2, 1987 60 mins

While escorting aliens to the planet Parliament, Picard and his crew are enveloped by a cloud that seizes control of their minds and alters their behavior. Singh: Kavi Raz. Dr. Crusher: Gates McFadden. Worf: Michael Dorn. Tasha: Denise Crosby. Troi: Marina Sirtis. Geordi: LeVar Burton.

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Episode 8

Justice

Mon, Nov 9, 1987 60 mins

Plans for a vacation on the paradisiacal Rubicam Three are disrupted when Wesley breaks a planet law; meanwhile, a hostile vessel objecting to human colonization confronts the Enterprise. Liator: Jay Louden. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Data: Brent Spiner. Riker: Jonathan Frakes. Worf: Michael Dorn.

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Episode 9

The Battle

Mon, Nov 16, 1987 60 mins

A former Starfleet vessel now belonging to the Ferengi leader Bok is returned to Picard---complete with a mind-altering apparatus. Kazago: Douglas Warhit. Rata: Robert Towers. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Yar: Denise Crosby. Riker: Jonathan Frakes.

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Episode 10

Hide and 'Q'

Mon, Nov 23, 1987 60 mins

The crew meets up with the enigmatic Q (John de Lancie), who forces them to participate in a deadly game that pits the players against fanged creatures. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Riker: Jonathan Frakes. Geordi: LeVar Burton. Wesley: Wil Wheaton. Worf: Michael Dorn. Data: Brent Spiner.

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Episode 11

Haven

Mon, Nov 30, 1987 60 mins

Deanna's mother shows up with news of an impending wedding---the prearranged marriage of Deanna and the son (Rob Knepper) of an old family friend. Deanna: Marina Sirtis. Riker: Jonathan Frakes. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Victoria Miller: Nan Martin.

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Episode 12

The Big Good-Bye

Mon, Jan 11, 1988 60 mins

In this Emmy-winning episode, Picard, Crusher and Data re-create 1941 San Francisco via the holodeck, but when the system malfunctions, they find themselves at bay in the 20th century. Leach: Harvey Jason. Lt. Dan Bell: William Boyett. Whalen: David Selburg.

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Episode 13

Datalore

Mon, Jan 18, 1988 60 mins

While exploring Data's home planet, the crew discovers a collection of body parts, which create an android that's a dead ringer for Data (Brent Spiner). Crusher: Gates McFadden. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Wesley: Wil Wheaton. Yar: Denise Crosby.

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Episode 14

Angel One

Mon, Jan 25, 1988 60 mins

On the planet Angel One, the crew discovers that the survivors of a freighter accident are now fugitives because they oppose the matriarchy. Beate: Karen Montgomery. Ariel: Patricia McPherson. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Crusher: Gates McFadden. Riker: Jonathan Frakes.

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Episode 15

11001001

Mon, Feb 1, 1988 60 mins

When the computer indicates a pending disaster, the crew evacuates, unaware that members of a computer-dependent species have sabotaged the ship. One Zero: Alexandra Johnson. Zero One: Katy Boyer. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Riker: Jonathan Frakes. Data: Brent Spiner.

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Episode 16

Too Short a Season

Mon, Feb 8, 1988 60 mins

The Enterprise transports Adm. Mark Jameson (Clayton Rohner), a renowned but ailing negotiator, to Mordan IV to mediate in a hostage crisis instigated by that planet's governor (Michael Pataki). Anne: Marsha Hunt. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Crusher: Gates McFadden.

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Episode 17

When the Bough Breaks

Mon, Feb 15, 1988 60 mins

The advanced but sterile race of Aldea decide to remedy their plight by kidnapping children from the Enterprise, including Wesley (Wil Wheaton). Radue: Jerry Hardin. Rashella: Brenda Strong. Melian: Paul Lambert. Duana: Ivy Bethune. Katie: Jandi Swanson. Picard: Patrick Stewart.

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Episode 18

Home Soil

Mon, Feb 22, 1988 60 mins

While visiting Velara III, where terraformers labor to make the planet more inhabitable, the crew is mystified by a bizarre accident that claims the life of one of the workers. Kurt Mandl: Walter Gotell. Louisa Kim: Elizabeth Lindsey. Bjorn Benson: Gerard Prendergast. Data: Brent Spiner. Geordi: LeVar Burton.

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Episode 19

Coming of Age

Mon, Mar 14, 1988 60 mins

Wesley takes the Starfleet Academy entrance exam, while Picard's performance as a commander is evaluated. Remmick: Robert Schenkkan. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Quinn: Ward Costello.

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Episode 20

Heart of Glory

Mon, Mar 21, 1988 60 mins

Worf finds himself torn between two leaders when he learns that fugitive Klingons rescued by the Enterprise are plotting to reestablish their warrior race and want Worf to join their side. K'nera: David Froman. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Riker: Jonathan Frakes. Dr. Crusher: Gates McFadden.

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Episode 21

The Arsenal of Freedom

Mon, Apr 11, 1988 60 mins

While the crew searches for a missing spacecraft on the planet Minos, site of a lost civilization, Picard and Crusher disappear.

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Episode 22

Symbiosis

Mon, Apr 18, 1988 60 mins

When the Enterprise carries out a mission of mercy, Picard becomes embroiled in a bitter trade dispute between neighboring planets. Riker: Jonathan Frakes. Wesley: Wil Wheaton. Sobi: Judson Scott. T'Jon: Merritt Butrick. Romas: Richard Lineback.

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Episode 23

Skin of Evil

Mon, Apr 25, 1988 60 mins

After crashing the shuttlecraft onto Vagra 2, Troi is held hostage by a sadistic creature that delights in taunting the rescue team. Yar: Denise Crosby. Worf: Michael Dorn. Wesley: Wil Wheaton. LaForge: LeVar Burton. Data: Brent Spiner.

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Episode 24

We'll Always Have Paris

Mon, May 2, 1988 60 mins

Picard is reunited with his first love (Michelle Phillips) when the Enterprise rescues her husband, a scientist who breaks into another dimension while conducting time experiments. Manheim: Rod Loomis. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Crusher: Gates McFadden.

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Episode 25

Conspiracy

Mon, May 9, 1988 60 mins

Picard investigates a plot to infiltrate Starfleet command and returns to Earth to confront the conspirators.

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Episode 26

The Neutral Zone

Mon, May 16, 1988 60 mins

The crew discovers three cryogenically preserved bodies on a 20th-century satellite just as the Enterprise is ordered to the Neutral Zone to confront hostile Romulans. Commander T-Bok: Marc Alaimo. Sub-Commander Thei: Anthony James. Clare: Gracie Harrison. Ralph: Peter Mark Richman.

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