Which Season of Star Trek: The Next Generation was the best?

I am nearly at the end of my review of the entirely of Star Trek: The Next Generation, something I’ve been doing for several years now.  Occasionally, in conversation with others about the series, the question of which season of the show (it had seven) was the best in terms of overall quality?  I have decided to find out. Continue reading Which Season of Star Trek: The Next Generation was the best?

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Bloodlines [7.22]

Picard’s old enemy, the Ferengi DaiMon Bok, returns, threatening to kill a son that Picard never knew he had.  Picard connects with the young man, Jason Vigo, and the two begin an uneasy relationship.  Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Bloodlines [7.22]

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Dark Page [7.7]

During a diplomatic mission on the Enterprise, Lwaxana Troi behaves erratically and eventually collapses when her own telepathy turns in on herself.  With the help of another telepathic species, Deanna is able to visit her mother’s nightmares, and eventually discover that she is repressing a terrible trauma from her years ago Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Dark Page [7.7]

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Chain of Command, Part II [6.11]

Picard is held prisoner and tortured  by Cardassian Gul Madred, wanting information about how the Federation would respond to a Cardassian incursion.  Picard does his best resisting having his will broken, refusing to comply with Madred insisting upon a false number of lights in the room.  Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Chain of Command, Part II [6.11]

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Time’s Arrow, Part II [6.1]

Picard and the crew settle in 19th century earth, where they track the presence of the time traveling aliens.  Data re-connects with his shipmates, and the crew wind up in the cave where Data has his head blown off.  Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Time’s Arrow, Part II [6.1]

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Conundrum [5.14]

The Enterprise encounters an energy wave that causes the entire crew to lose their memory, and the computers rewritten to include information about a war that the Federation is supposedly engaged in.  Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Conundrum [5.14]

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Unification I [5.7]

Picard is informed that the famed Ambassador Spock has abruptly and mysteriously left Vulcan to go to Romulus.  Concerned that he may have defected, Picard and Data go after him.  Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Unification I [5.7]

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Ensign Ro [5.3]

Following reports of terrorist activity apparently committed by the Bajorans, a population displaced by the Cardassians, Admiral Kennelly assigns the disgraced Bajoran Ensign Ro to the EnterpriseContinue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Ensign Ro [5.3]

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Half a Life [4.22]

Lwaxana Troi is shocked when she discovers that Timicin, a scientist from who is attempting to develop a means to extend the life of his world’s dying sun, is due to follow his world’s custom and voluntarily giving up his life when he turns 60.  Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Half a Life [4.22]