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25 Days of TNG, Day 2: Episode Review — “Encounter at Farpoint”


I find it hard to even remember how I felt, 25 years ago, sitting in the living room with my parents and waiting for Star Trek: The Next Generation to premiere. I’d seen some clips from the first episode courtesy of our VHS copy of The Voyage Home, but that was all I knew.

The day finally came. We tuned in WCIX. We waited for the news-at-eleven tease. And then…

Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Her continuing mission: to explore strange, new worlds; to seek out new life and new civilizations; to boldly go where no one has gone before.

Stretch. Snap. Zoom. Flash. And an era began.

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