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An Interview with Elizabeth Dennehy, Part II: The Aftermath of “The Best of Both Worlds”

Before production ended on the first part of the “Best of Both Worlds” two-parter, Jonathan Frakes tried to warn Elizabeth Dennehy about how it might be received. “He said to

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An Interview with Elizabeth Dennehy, Part I: Creating “The Best of Both Worlds”

An actress who has experienced the best of both worlds, Elizabeth Dennehy has found success both on screen and off. She originated the role of Shelby in one of the

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Star Trek: The Next Generation – 35 Years Later

As a four-year-old in 1978, Star Trek didn’t mean much to me beyond being a show my dad enjoyed. That changed when Star Trek: The Motion Picture (TMP) was released.

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An Interview with Fred Bronson, Part 3: TNG

I recently interviewed Star Trek writer Fred Bronson, discussing such topics as the character of Robert April and Fred’s work on Star Trek in the 1970s. In this final segment,

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The Five Worst Times to Be a Child on the Enterprise-D

As a kid, there was nothing cooler to me than the Enterprise. All I wanted was to get beamed aboard and wander the ship. I’m sure most fans who got

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Star Trek: The Next Generation review

Roughly five years after they separated following Star Trek: The Motion Picture, reconciliation between Gene Roddenberry and Paramount occurred when the company approached Roddenberry to develop a new Star Trek

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“Timescape” – My Personal Connection with Trek

By season six, Star Trek: The Next Generation had firmly established itself as the standard for science fiction on television. Nothing else was coming close, in my opinion, to its

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“Tournament of Decision” – My Unproduced Star Trek: The Next Generation Script

After Selling to TNG, I Wrote a Second Next Generation Teleplay “Aren’t you beginning to feel time gaining on you, Picard? It’s like a predator; it’s stalking you….” – Soran, Star

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Falling in Love with TNG All Over Again

I remember watching TNG when it first aired on syndicated television back in ’86. I was mesmerized and completely hooked from the beginning. My imagination came alive aboard the Enterprise-D,

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Lonely Among Us – Finding Unity in TNG

As a young boy growing up in what I would later affectionately come to call the ‘Golden Years’ of Star Trek (or more specifically, the TNG era), I relied heavily

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