Our video of the day is another popular viral from Star Trek: The Next Generation, and just in time for the release of season one on Blu-ray. An intrepid fan has compiled the last 10 seconds of all of the S1 episodes into a single compilation. See all the feel-good TNG fun below. Also a reminder that Star Trek TNG S1 is available for pre-order and tickets are available now for the July 23rd screenings of TNG in HD at local theaters in the USA.
All the Star Trek: TNG S1 final moments
This video comes from PaulSlocum on YouTube, compiling the final moments from each of the season one episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation. You can see the good humor and positive themes of Trek in these little moments of Trek…
REMINDER: Star Trek Season 1 Pre-order available now + screening tickets available now
The first Blu-ray season for Star Trek: The Next Generation comes out July 24th. The six-disc set includes HD remasters (in 1080p and 7.1 DTS audio) of all 26 episodes, plus brand new special features (see below for full details). The official retail price (according to CBS) is $118.00 in the US (which is actually a little less than the MSRP for Star Trek: TOS Blu-ray Season 1).
You can pre-order the set at discounted prices. Walmart is selling it for $78.86. UPDATE: And Amazon has matched the Wal-mart price of $78.09.
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The set is also available for pre-order at Amazon sites around the world.
And another reminder, on Monday July 23rd at 7:00 PM (local), theaters across the USA will be showing two episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation in HD (“Where No One Has Gone Before” and “Datalore”), along with behind the scenes features from the Blu-ray release coming out on Tuesday July 24th and an unseen sneak-peak of “Measure of a Man.” Tickets are on sale now at FathomEvents.com.
Star Trek TNG at your local theater
What’s this, a “happy ending” compilation?
That video is engaging.
New Trek is needed now more than ever. That kind of weekly optimism is contagious.
I love how all of them include a warp speed sequence. is there a better ending? geez.
1. Picard and Riker talk and quip
2. They both sit sown
3. Set a course to starbase/planet/ship
5. Pan out to shot of ship fly past.
I bet, if you could triple speed that…we’d see Rikers beard grow before our eyes.
TNG season 1 was easily the worst season of any Trek series.
damn i wanted to be number 6
OK the point of the ending was….?
it dose showcase how good ds9 was the enterprise just warps out at the end of ever episode ds9 had to live with there decisions
Pretty sure if DS9 could of warped out at the end of every episode it would have, boring pan around instead.
I wonder if Picard, when proposing marriage, simply said “engage!”
Ah, the cheery music cues, trite humor, and endless shots of Enterprise going to warp… I think you can either cringe at it or consider the pressure the show runners probably felt trying to replicate a 20-year old formula for success. If you basically evaluate TNG season 1 as TOS “season 4,” I think those episodes are immensely more watchable.
The first thing that strikes me is the massive imagination failure. But then after a while I’m finding huge respect for Stewart and Frakes’ stalwart attempts to not bore the pants off themselves by trying to find every possible deviation on it.
It actually reminds me a good bit of the epic 14-episode storyline they did on Doctor Who one time. Apart from the fact it was utter pants, the main problem with it was that almost every episode ended with the Doctor standing in the dock (he spent the whole season on trial) looking shocked at some new legalistic revelation. Horrible, horrible, horrible, but the actor struggled manfully to make each of his “WHAT?! OH NO!” faces different.
This was still in the era of slavishly following Roddenberry’s “producer aspect” of having each story stand-alone. The big Reset Button in the sky is boring and formulaic as sto’vo’kor… but it does wonders in repeats and syndication.
Now that all American television has gone almost completely serial-minded, and consequenced…. sure, the sensibilities of 1987 television seem archaic. Then again, let’s compile the last 10 seconds of every TOS episode, and you get much the same formula!
The proof’s in the pudding. Remember, TNG was aired in *first run syndication*, not on a broadcast network or cable channel! Name a drama program done that way today! How about an AMC Star Trek series from the producers of Mad Men. Can you imagine what that would be like?
“How about an AMC Star Trek series from the producers of Mad Men.”
Or…an HBO Star Trek series from the producers of True Blood.
Star Trek on AMC would be great!
“How about an AMC Star Trek series from the producers of Mad Men. Can you imagine what that would be like?”
Can I imagine Christina Hendricks in a tight, red yeoman’s uniform? Oh, yes. Yes, I can imagine it vividly.
I’d even go a step further and say AMC or HBO. I’d settle for a 10-12 episode season if each show was a risk-taking, thought-provoking gem.
Why would anyone still want to buy hard media?
I just watched all Star Trek episodes over a three month period. Somewhere around 500+ TV shows. They were all part of the monthly Netflix price of $8 a month.
Paying $78 for the ONE Star Trek season is nuts!
Just another little reminder that even in Hi-Def, the first season of TNG was pretty bad….
14 “This was still in the era of slavishly following Roddenberry’s “producer aspect” of having each story stand-alone.”
It’s purely selfish, but I don’t want my Trek layed out in 5 year arcs. I happen to love to re-watch Trek again and again…and it’s pain to try and find an episode you can just slip into and slip out again, if it’s all serialized. I absolutely loved Babylon 5. And 24 was fantastic…for one viewing. I find very little joy watching only hour 7 of Jack’s 24 hour day…and I sure don’t want to sit through the entire season, in order to make sense of it all again. Serialized series are engaging and fun week after week…but once they’re wrapped up, the party is over. No thanks, I’ll have my Trek in single. stand alone episodes, to be enjoyed time and time again for years to come.
This show has not aged well at all – High Def remastering or not. Stale, Stale, Stale
Holy cow. The flood waters must’ve reached the textile mill. A lot of wet blankets around here.
14. I agree with your statement, but I have to say that Roddenberry’s awareness of syndication was genius! Honestly, I don’t know that broadcast TV will survive another 25 years, but if it does I highly doubt you’ll be seeing Man Men or any other “serial-minded” TV shows running in syndication like Star Trek in it’s many incarnations is still running today. And even in the age of Netflix, Amazon Prime, etc., I still think a lot of people like to be able to reminisce on an old episode from a season without having to watch an the other 10 before it.
Perhaps this ideal may seem archaic by today’s standards, but I will bet that in another 25 years, there will be a much better chance of people randomly watching a stand-alone Star Trek episode over and over than sitting around for months trying to work their way through a serialized show all over again.
Why for the love of God, would anyone want to waste part of their life making this in the first place. And even moreso, waste time watching it?
It’s actually 700+ if you watch all the live-action TV content. And you’d have to watch eight episodes per day (totaling about six hours) to do that in 90 days. So, a more realistic time frame would be a year of Netflix to watch all Star Trek episodes (at two a day). That’s $96 dollars plus tax.
And you’re right that at $8 a month, Netflix is a great deal if your intention is to only watch an episode once and never again. But some of us collect movies and television shows and prefer to OWN the content, not pay a company for the privilege of watching it. Also, Netflix bitrates and available resolutions leave much to be desired, as does the lack of lossless audio (to say nothing of 7.1 channels) and special features.
Not to mention the most important point: Nothing stays on Netflix forever.
Because deconstructing and reconstructing media is at the very heart of our 21st century existence. Everything has been done and everything is everything so all that’s left to do is take it apart and look at it in different ways. Welcome to the future.