It's hard to believe, but this year marks the 30th anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation's premiere episode, "Encounter at Farpoint." It's hard to imagine now, in an age where TNG is considered a classic and one of the greatest sci-fi shows of all time, that when the show first came out it had all the odds stacked against it. The original Star Trek series was already a pop culture icon, and nobody wanted an Enterprise without Kirk and Spock on board. It might hav...
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"The Inner Light," by Jay Chattaway was orchestrated for the 30th anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation. Captain Jean-Luc Picard says, "It is an old folk melody from a planet called Kataan." As the character named Kamin, he plays the music on his Ressikan flute in "The Inner Light," season 5, episode 25. Picard also plays the music in "Lessons," season 6, episode 19, accompanied by Commander Nella Daren on a roll-up piano.
Chuck's Stuff has this Star Trek "These Are The Voyages" 30th anniversary pop-up book for sale on clearance 1996 Pocket Books, 35 bucks new. 11.25"x11.25". 4 main display pages, for the original TV series, movies, Next Generation, w/Deep Space Nine & Voyager combined on the last one. Lenticular color hologram cover of original Enterprise. Last one is still shrink-wrapped, minor corner ding on back. #startrek