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A Spirited Defense of Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Deanna Troi

When I was a little girl, watching Star Trek: The Next Generation reruns with my father, Deanna Troi was my favorite character because she was very pretty and very kind—like a princess ... IN SPACE! That’s sometimes all it takes for little girls. As I grew up into a fully fledged nerd, I continued to think Troi was the coolest, but I found out that an awful lot of people disagreed with me incredibly passionately on the topic.

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Star Trek: The Next Generation Bloopers Are the Perfect Friday Mood

A compilation video of Star Trek: The Next Generation's cast flubbing lines, making jokes, and generally cracking up will make your day.

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Why the New Jean-Luc Picard Series Should Revisit Keiko O’Brien

There’s one thing I know I want to see once Picard and (hopefully) other Enterprise-E crew members return: a redemptive arc for one Keiko O’Brien (Rosalind Chao).

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The New Picard Series Will Have a Tie To JJ Abrams’ Star Trek Reboot

Timelines on timelines on timelines!

Confused yet? Us too.

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Things We Saw Today: The Cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation Reunited—for Dinner

It's a Labor Day miracle: six members of the cast of 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' met up at a restaurant, and they look like the happiest of families.

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Things We Saw Today: If You Need Us We’ll Be Drinking This Star Trek: TNG Ten-Forward Vodka


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Things We Saw Today: The Original Pitch for Star Trek: TNG Sure Was Different

Some new documents for the original pitch for Star Trek: The Next Generation have surfaced, and they reveal a very different take on the Enterprise's crew, including a Vulcan captain who dies in the pilot but lives on in hologram form, able to be summoned by the acting captain.

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Predictive Text Gives Us the Episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation We Didn’t Know We Needed

"Space...what is the point of it?"

Botnik Studios is at it again with their predictive text, and this time, they're here for Star Trek!

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Things We Saw Today: Gal Gadot On Why She Ignored James Cameron’s Wonder Woman Comments

We knew Gal Gadot was wonderful in many ways, but add "classy as hell" to the list. The Wonder Woman superstar addressed James Cameron's unasked for opinions and explained why she stayed out of it.

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Star Trek Clips but out of Context” Reveal TNG’s Silliest Moments

The reason this compilation works so well is that within the context of their episodes, the scenes make perfect sense to the storyline. Cut up and scrambled around, however ... I can't stop grinning. Come, start your morning off right.

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Honest Trailer for Star Trek: The Next Generation Reminds Us of the Show’s Silliest Moments

For many, Star Trek: The Next Generation is the smartest and classiest Trek. But the show had plenty of misfires, along with some oft-repeated tropes. And Honest Trailers has compiled them into a hilarious reel.

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Star Trek: TNG at 30: Here’s Why Wesley Crusher Was Awesome, So You Just Shut Up.

"Now, you be sure to dress warmly on those other planes of existence." - Beverly Crusher

Everyone, from fans to Captain Jean-Luc Picard himself love to bag on Wesley Crusher. Well today, in celebration of Star Trek: The Next Generation's 30th anniversary (I'm so old), I want to pay homage to my favorite teen genius. Here's a couple of reasons why Wesley Crusher was totally badass and wasn't as annoying as everyone says, and I'm not just saying that because I had a huge crush on him shut up.

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My Favorite Video Compiles the Special Way Star Trek‘s Commander Riker Sits Down

Happy 30th anniversary, TNG.

I'll never forget the day, years ago, when a co-worker turned to me, incredulous: "You've never seen the Riker sits down video?" Reader, I had not.

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Outlander Has a Lot in Common With a Beloved Star Trek: The Next Generation Episode

How a person mentally handles having lived so long a time in seemingly another world is what makes Outlander so interesting to watch, and every time I do, I’m reminded of a much-beloved episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation—one that touches on how its main character also deals with multiple lives and realities.

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Star Trek: Discovery Changing Roddenberry’s “No Conflict” Mandate. That’s Okay, So Did Roddenberry.

Gene Roddenberry, creator of Star Trek, had a very specific vision of the future. By the time Star Trek: The Next Generation rolled around, he insisted on a story mandate: the conflict can never be between our main characters, because in Starfleet, petty squabbles are a thing of the past. Which is weird, because on the Original Series, Spock and McCoy were all about petty squabbles, and Scotty would punch you in the face if you trash talked about the Enterprise.

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Things We Saw Today: Rogue One Fans Make Their Own Opening Crawls

Rogue One doesn't start out the same way as the other Star Wars saga films. And some fans have a mind to fix that.

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Things We Saw Today: Jeopardy Contestant’s Final Response Makes Her The Real Winner

It's not every day you can trick Alex Trebek into doing a meme, but that's why this Jeopardy contestant is the real winner of the week.

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Things We Saw Today: It’s Star Trek: The Next Generation Versus Aliens in Comic Crossover

Picard and crew will reportedly be facing off against the Xenomorphs--and something tells me that even Data might have a hard time sticking to the Prime Directive.

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Facebook Celebrates Star Trek‘s 50th With Themed Reaction Buttons & Profile Frames

In case you hadn't already noticed from the celebrations all over the internet today, it's Star Trek's 50th Anniversary! Here's how to show your Star Trek pride while you're on Facebook today.

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William Shatner Says, “A Woman’s Place Is in the Fridge,” Remains the Worst

Thousands of fans turned out for Montreal Comic-Con July 8-10, many to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek. Overall, the mood was positive, forward-looking, and particularly supportive of diversity in the franchise. But then William Shatner opened his mouth, and took us all back in time (not in a fun Voyage Home way) with a string of sexist jokes.

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