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10 Things You Forgot About Star Trek: TNG's First Episode

Star Trek: The Next Generation premiered in 1987 with a feature-length pilot entitled "Encounter at Farpoint," but several of the elements introduced in that episode would prove to be only temporary. Detailing the adventures of Captain Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) and the crew of the USS Enterprise-D, TNG followed in the footsteps of Star Trek: The Original Series and took place about 100 years after the voyages of Captain James T. Kirk (William Shatner). "Encounter at Farpoint" pitted Picard against a god-like entity known as Q (John de Lancie), who put the Enterprise crew on trial for the crimes of humanity.

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