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SIX OF THE WORST… Star Trek: the Next Generation episodes so bad that I couldn’t let my daughter watch them

Star Trek: The Next Generation was, in general, a really good show. However, there were a few episodes that I just cannot condone showing to my daughter. Here’s six of the worst of them.

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SIX OF THE BEST… Star Trek: the Next Generation episodes, according to my daughter

My daughter recently finished watching Star Trek: the Next Generation. She can’t remember every single episode, but she does have a top-six list of episodes from the final season.

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Star Trek: The Next Generation — A 30th Anniversary Quiz

In honor of Star Trek: the Next Generation‘s 30th anniversary, which is today (the premiere aired September 28, 1987), here’s a fun little exercise inspired by Susana “@NerdGerhl” Polo’s tweet from last September: Quick, describe the plot of your favorite Star … Continue reading

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SIX OF THE BEST… TNG episodes, part 2

Almost ready to wrap up the 30th anniversary celebration of Star Trek: the Next Generation. Just one more post tomorrow, on the 30th anniversary of the pilot episode. Meanwhile, here’s the rest of my top-12 list.

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SIX OF THE BEST… TNG episodes, part 1

You can’t do a 30th-anniversary celebration of any TV show, let alone Star Trek:TNG, without a best episodes list. So here’s the first part of mine.

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SIX OF THE BEST… recurring characters on TNG

Personally, I liked Ensign Ro the best, but that doesn’t mean she was the best recurring character. Here are six of the best of them.

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SIX OF THE WORST… TNG misfires

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Star Trek: the Next Generation, I’m reviving some of my 25th-anniversary columns and reworking them a little. Here’s the first, and it’s about mistakes.

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SIX OF THE BEST… Cardassian philosophies

Make sure you’re keeping up with the Cardassians.

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SIX OF THE BEST… Star Trek series finales

Did you know there have been six total Star Trek serieses? Did you know this column has lists of six things in it? It’s like a match made in heaven! SIX OF THE BEST… Star Trek series finales – The … Continue reading

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25 Days of TNG, Day 25: Where Do We Go From Here?

How do I conclude 25 articles about TNG? I’ve talked about pretty much everything, haven’t I? 25 Days of TNG concludes on Escape Pod with Day 25: Where Do We Go From Here?

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25 Days of TNG, Day 24: The Top 25 Episodes, Part 2

25 Days of TNG, Day 24: The Top 25 Episodes, Part 2

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25 Days of TNG, Day 23: The Top 25 Episodes, Part 1

25 Days of TNG, Day 23: The Top 25 Episodes, Part 1

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25 Days of TNG, Day 22: The Bottom 25 Episodes, Part 2

So, what episodes are left that could possibly be worse (or at the very least “less good”) than the 15 I listed yesterday? Let’s find out. 25 Days of TNG on Escape Pod continues with Day 22: The Bottom 25 … Continue reading

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25 Days of TNG, Day 21: The Bottom 25 Episodes, Part 1

It’s pretty easy to just say “oh, yeah, that episode was terrible”… but why? Why was it a bad episode? How bad was it compared to others? Was it just that opportunities were missed, or was it truly a cluster … Continue reading

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25 Days of TNG, Day 20: 11 Lost “Best” Episodes

And now you get to read a little about eleven episodes I really liked but somehow didn’t make it onto the top 25 list. The 25 Days of TNG continues with Day 20: 11 Lost “Best” Episodes.

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25 Days of TNG, Day 19: The Relaunch

Even though Star Trek canon says that, after Nemesis, there was no more official Trek until Spock attempted to save Romulus, I think we all knew the intellectual property was too valuable to just be left lying there. The TNG … Continue reading

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25 Days of TNG, Day 18: The Best and Worst of the TNG Films

Following the TNG season finale, I think it was already known that a film was in the offing. At least one. Turns out we got four, all of which you’ve probably seen, and most of which have both good and … Continue reading

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25 Days of TNG, Day 17: The Best and Worst of Season 7

I’m not sure when exactly we knew that the seventh season of TNG was going to be the final one, but as far as final seasons go, it didn’t really blow me away. Compared to other final seasons — House, … Continue reading

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25 Days of TNG, Day 16: The 10 Best Tie-In Novels

As I was researching the tie-in novel articles, I realized just how many of the TNG tie-ins I didn’t read. Not that I’m going to go back and read them now; it’s just interesting to me. But even with missing … Continue reading

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25 Days of TNG, Day 15: The 10 Worst Tie-In Novels

I first started reading Star Trek tie-in novels when I was about eight. My dad hurt his foot and was in the hospital, and my mom brought me to a bookstore before we went to visit him. I found three … Continue reading

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