Star Trek: The Next Generation – Preemptive Strike

Written by Rene Echevarria and Naren ShankarDirected by Patrick Stewart It was somewhat surprising that the second to last episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation focused not on a series regular, but on a character seen earlier in the series run who disappeared. The Bajoran Ro Laren was a unique Starfleet officer who hadContinue reading “Star Trek: The Next Generation – Preemptive Strike”

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Rascals

Written by Allison Hock, Ward Botsford, Diana Dru Botsford, Brannon Braga, and Rene EchevarriaDirected by Adam Nimoy This is one of those episodes that on the surface looks like it will be a complete dud. I can remember seeing the previews for it and thinking “Oh, no…” However, it surprised me then, and even nowContinue reading “Star Trek: The Next Generation – Rascals”

Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Next Phase

Written by Ronald D. MooreDirected by David Carson The Enterprise comes to the aid of a Romulan science vessel which has blown a graviton generator. Commander Riker (Jonathan Frakes) leads an away team to the Romulan vessel. Chief Engineer Geordi LaForge (LeVar Burton) and Ensign Ro ( Michelle Forbes) attempt to beam back with theContinue reading “Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Next Phase”

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Conundrum

Written by Barry Schkolnick and Paul SchifferDirected by Les Landau While traveling through space, the Enterprise comes across a completely alien ship. The ship performs what appears to be a deep scan of the Enterprise and its crew, leaving the entire crew with a memory loss. They still have their abilities and knowledge, but theyContinue reading “Star Trek: The Next Generation – Conundrum”

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Disaster

Written by Ronald D. Moore, Ron Jarvis, and Philip A. ScorzaDirected by Gabrielle Beaumont The episode begins innocently enough, with the Enterprise between assignments, traveling through space, with no problems expected. Of course, that would probably be a pretty boring episode, so the writers throw a quantum filament in the path of the ship. ThisContinue reading “Star Trek: The Next Generation – Disaster”

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Ensign Ro

Written by Michael Piller and Rick BermanDirected by Les Landau Holtza is nobody. He’s the token Bajoran that respectable people invite to symposiums and diplomatic soirees. But he has no real influence among my people. Don’t you understand? These are desperate people ready to martyr themselves. They don’t want to talk. – Ensign Ro ThisContinue reading “Star Trek: The Next Generation – Ensign Ro”