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Star Trek The Next Generation - The Complete First Season (1987)

Patrick Stewart , Brent Spiner , Cliff Bole , Corey Allen  |  NR |  DVD
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (878 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Denise Crosby
  • Directors: Cliff Bole, Corey Allen, James L. Conway, Joseph L. Scanlan, Kim Manners
  • Format: Box set, Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, NTSC, Subtitled
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Subtitles: English
  • Dubbed: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 7
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Paramount
  • DVD Release Date: March 26, 2002
  • Run Time: 1183 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (878 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00005Y1NF
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #36,568 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Star Trek The Next Generation - The Complete First Season" on IMDb

Special Features

  • Broadcast episodes of the entire first season (1987-88) (Episodes 721 and 103-126)
  • 19 hours on 7 DVDs
  • Over one hour of new exclusive featurettes: The Beginning (the genesis of Star Trek: The Next Generation and Gene Roddenberry's vision), Selected Crew Analysis (first-season cast members discuss their roles), Making of a Legend (first-season production staff reminisce about their favorite episodes), Memorable Missions (cast and crew discuss key episodes and events of the first season)
  • Companion booklet with panoramic crew montage

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Warping into syndication in 1987, Star Trek: The Next Generation successfully launched its seven-season "continuing mission" of the starship Enterprise, and this classy DVD boxed set gathers the show's inaugural season in crisp picture clarity and dazzling 5.1-channel sound. A ratings leader with a sharp ensemble cast, this revamped Trek honored series creator Gene Roddenberry's original Trek concept, nurtured by returning veterans like producer Robert H. Justman and writers D.C. Fontana and David Gerrold. Several first-season episodes have original-series counterparts, and while the season was awkwardly inconsistent for all involved (including Roddenberry's heir apparent, producer Rick Berman), in retrospect the series began on remarkably solid footing.

Patrick Stewart was perfect as Enterprise Captain Jean-Luc Picard, while Marina Sirtis struggled with a wretched hair bun and an ill-defined character, eventually blessing Counselor Troi with delicate nuance. Denise Crosby made a strong but underutilized impression as Security Chief Tasha Yar, and left the series before season's end, allowing writers to develop Klingon Lieutenant Worf (Michael Dorn) into a fan favorite. Brent Spiner transcended Spock comparisons with his triumphant portrayal of the android Lieutenant Commander Data; and while Jonathan Frakes was accepted as First Officer Will Riker, fans ultimately rejected Wil Wheaton as ensign Wesley Crusher, the teenaged son of the ship's doctor (Gates McFadden). Still, these 25 episodes laid a firm foundation for subsequent seasons, and highlights include the Raymond Chandleresque "holo- novel" of "The Big Goodbye," Data's backstory in "Datalore," the Klingon rituals of "Heart of Glory," and a Romulan encounter in "The Neutral Zone." The DVD supplements (all on the seventh disc) are good enough to make anyone wish for more: four featurettes recall myriad first-season challenges, filled with insider perspective and enough NextGen trivia to satiate all but the most obsessive Trekkers back on Earth. Looking back, it's easy to see why NextGen lived long and prospered. --Jeff Shannon

Product Description

25 episodes on 7 discs: Encounter at Farpoint, The Naked Now, Code of Honor, The Last Outpost, Where No One Has Gone Before, Lonely Among Us, Justice, The Battle, Hide and Q, Haven, The Big Goodbye, Datalore, Angel One, 11001001, Too Short a Season, When the Bough Breaks, Home Soil, Coming of Age, Heart of Glory, The Arsenal of Freedom, Symbiosis, Skin of Evil, We'll Always Have Paris, Conspiracy, The Neutral Zone. Four new exclusive featurettes: "The Beginning" (the genesis of Star Trek: The Next Generation and Gene Roddenberry's vision), "Selected Crew Analysis" (first-season cast members discuss their roles), "Making of a Legend" (first-season production staff reminisce about their favorite episodes), "Memorable Missions" (cast and crew discuss key episodes and events of the first season).

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175 of 184 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Even better than the TOS Blu-Ray August 6, 2012
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Content

Well, it's Season One. Having watched it many times over the years, I can say that certain episodes (Symbiosis, for instance) do not hold one's attention very well. On the other hand, other episodes (Justice, if you can believe it) really benefit from the HD upgrade, making them more appealing as a whole.

If you are somehow a new fan to the series, I still think you should buy this, with the proviso that things get markedly better even with Season Two, and certainly are totally cooking by Season Three. Season One is still a vital piece of TNG, introducing scads of characters and backstories. And there are still some superb episodes to be found (Encounter at Farpoint, Where No One Has Gone Before, Conspiracy, among others), and plenty of average shows, too.

Video

But these reviews aren't for new fans, are they? The question is - is it worth spending $60 or more to buy something you already own? Oh, yes. Yes, yes, yes. Yes!

To start with, overall detail has seen a huge boost, on a comparable or better level with the TOS Blu-Ray set. During facial close-ups, small hairs, pores, beads of sweat, and makeup details are easily visible. Costumes take on a new level of 80s cheesiness, with every crenelation, pleat, sequin, jewel, and bead being crisply defined. Buttons and displays leap off the screen. There is a stable sheen of film grain in most shots, which should make you happy, because it means that we're getting most or all of the detail present on the original negative. Color is another area that is light years ahead of the DVD. The DVD had a mushy, muted color scheme. Here, uniforms are bright, lipstick is ruby red, and spacescapes take on a whole new life.
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388 of 434 people found the following review helpful
Format:Blu-ray
The policy of Amazon to "fold" reviews together for different variants of a product really sucks. How can there be over 200 customer reviews for a product that isn't released yet?

Because most of them are for the DVD release. But this is the BluRay Release and it's a whole different product! Based on what I've seen on the demo disk ("The Next Level") I assume this Season 1 set will be absolutely amazing, but... I can only guess it, because it has not been released yet!

Dear Amazon, please allow separate reviews for this product, because TNG on BluRay is a *completely different experience*! Even the less good episodes are getting better thanks to the spectacular space scenes, plus you'll feel like being part of the action because it's HD (and in correct colors, unlike the DVD release!).
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292 of 363 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars All About The Fitst Set January 17, 2002
Format:DVD
Each season of TNG will be presented in a highly collectable box set, with seven discs and a pull-out booklet of episode information and a panoramic montage of the crew (Season 2 will have only six discs due to the abbreviated season of 22 episodes versus 26). The seven box sets will create an attractive library of the entire series.
"Star Trek is one of our most popular and enduring video franchises," said Eric Doctorow, president, Paramount Home Entertainment Worldwide. "We are very excited to be releasing Star Trek: The Next Generation on DVD because we are now offering consumers the ultimate home viewing experience for this immensely popular show."
The contents of the Season One box set are as follows:
Disc 1: Encounter at Farpoint Parts 1 & 2 (episodes 101, 102), The Naked Now (103), Code of Honor (104)
Disc 2: The Last Outpost (107), Where No One Has Gone Before (106), Lonely Among Us (108), Justice (109)
Disc 3: The Battle (110), Hide and Q (111), Haven (105), The Big Goodbye (113)
Disc 4: DataLore (114), Angel One (115), 11001001 (116), Too Short a Season (112)
Disc 5: When the Bough Breaks (118), Home Soil (117), Coming of Age (119), Heart of Glory (120)
Disc 6: The Arsenal of Freedom (121), Symbiosis (123), Skin of Evil (122), We'll Always Have Paris (124)
Disc 7: Conspiracy (125), The Neutral Zone (126), Special Features
Disc 7 includes the following special features:
- The Beginning: focusing on the challenges of creating a new series and keeping to Gene Roddenberry's vision. Includes interviews with Roddenberry, Patrick Stewart, Robert Justman (former producer of the Original Series), Rick Berman (Co-Executive Producer at the time), Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, Denise Crosby and other cast members.
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104 of 127 people found the following review helpful
Format:DVD
"Star Trek: The Next Generation" became a great television series, but it certainly was not that at the start. The first season was a concerted effort to use the original series as a launch pad and it was not until their first encounter with the Borg that we can really say the series kicked into high gear. Consequently, the chief joy of watching the first season again is to see how the bits and pieces start to fall into place. Since I have already reviewed all of the STNG episodes individually, I want to comment on the first season overall in regards to this DVD collection.

In retrospect it is clear the creators of STNG did an excellent job in shuffling around the key traits of the crew on the original series and providing some new twists centered around the notion that as soon as you looked at Jean-Luc Picard it was clear he was no James T. Kirk ("TV Guide" originally disparaged the series as "baldly going where one show has gone before"--later they declared Patrick Stewart the best actor on television for that decade). Picard gets to be the father-figure, Riker gets to be the stud, the ship's doctor is now a woman, the Vulcan on the bridge is replaced with a Klingon, and Spock's emotional detachment is transferred to an android, but with the twist that Data wants to have emotions. So there is a sense of familiarity without creating outright repetition.

The creators always felt the biggest mistake in the pilot was Troi's telepathic message to Riker and the use of the word Imzadi. While Peter David's STNG novel alone of that title justifies its inclusion in the Star Trek universe, this "error" actually speaks to a larger strength of the series, namely the backstories of the characters.
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3.0 out of 5 stars A mixed bag
While there are several great episodes:
The traveler
Both episodes with Q
Arsenal of Freedom
Hearts of Glory

Unfortunately this season also... Read more
Published 1 day ago by J. Black
5.0 out of 5 stars Big fan!!!
I loved this show when it was new and really enjoyed being able to see all the episodes again!!! It was like they were new again!!!
Published 1 day ago by Mike Fritch
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb
Any one who is a fan of sci- fi would agree, this is the best series in the genre. The next generation encompasses everything that a proper science fiction show should be!
Published 2 days ago by Alex & Kat
4.0 out of 5 stars quality dynamically changing
the show is fantastic and gets 5 stars
the HD quality is awesome, maybe a little bit too grainy, but I don't like Amazon's policy of the video quality changing according to... Read more
Published 2 days ago by Peter
5.0 out of 5 stars So good!
I have greatly enjoyed rewatching this series so far!
I loved this series growing up but I was only a kid ... Read more
Published 4 days ago by Adrianne P
5.0 out of 5 stars Awsome
Great show, reminded me why I have always loved Star Trek. Anyone who is a sci fi fan should definitely watch this.
Published 6 days ago by CoolTim
5.0 out of 5 stars Best Star Trek
It will last a lifetime. The characters are the best I've seen. Data is one of my favorite characters and so I Worf.
Published 7 days ago by Michael
5.0 out of 5 stars wonderful
I really liked going back to the beginning and seeing the start of the series in order since I came in late to the series.
Published 7 days ago by Sheri
5.0 out of 5 stars Great season.
I don't have HD but the shows in season 1 were great in normal tv. I can see why NG was renewed for 6 more seasons. Read more
Published 7 days ago by DaveB
4.0 out of 5 stars Content is great, minus one star for jittering on XBox One
TNG is fantastic, that's not news to anyone. The port to HD is also quite pretty, i assume many of the special effects scenes have been remastered (and quite well). Read more
Published 10 days ago by Kenneth Johnson
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That is "The Inner Light", and it is at the end of Season 5.
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i like the whole season but the later seasons are better. season 3 is when things really get good.
Feb 12, 2010 by C. Rivers |  See all 5 posts
Star Trek: The Next Generation...Fan's want it on Blu-Ray!
Blu-ray would be preferable, but I went and got the DVDs. The playing results on two different blu-ray players on Bravia TVs is poor -- the first episode had two gaps, and when people or ships move across the screen, it's jerky. Trying to discover whether this is because the original production... Read more
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Paramount has always been greedy. At least you won't be paying over $100 for Season 7 like it was when the seasons first came out.
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