On September 28, 1987, Star Trek History was made as “Encounter at Farpoint” hit our screens showcasing the pilot of Star Trek The Next Generation. The beginning of what would start off a huge collection of spin offs and films. It had been many years since Captain Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise had appeared on television and now with a new ship and a new crew Star Trek grew into so much more. From a cancelled 60’s Sci Fi show to an award winning drama, TNG launched Star Trek back into the mainstream and created a whole new generation of fans.
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