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Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 6 [1992] (7 discs)
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Composer:Jerry Goldsmith
Length:1170 minutes
(19 hours 30 minutes)
MPAA Rating:UR
Sorting Category:Star Trek TV
IMDB Rating:8.1/10
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Synopsis: The crew has conflicts with Q, the Cardassians and even Moriarty.


Reaction: This season has some very wonderful episodes. The TNG producers constantly prove that they deserve to follow the classic first series.


Personal Rating: 8/10


Highlights
"Chain of Command" and "Frame of Mind"

Select Guest Cast
Alan Altshuld => Pomet (Starship Mine)
David Spielberg => Cmdr. Hutchinson (Starship Mine)
Glenn Morshower => Orton (Starship Mine)
Marie Marshall => Kelsey (Starship Mine)
Tim De Zarn => Satler (as Tim deZarn) (Starship Mine)
Tim Russ => Devor (Starship Mine)
Tom Nibley => Neil (Starship Mine)
Alan Oppenheimer => Koroth (Rightful Heir)
Charles Esten => Divok (Rightful Heir)
Kevin Conway => Kahless (Rightful Heir)
Norman Snow => Torin (Rightful Heir)
Robert O'Reilly => Gowron (Rightful Heir)
Alan Scarfe => Tokath (Birthright: Part 2)
Sterling Macer Jr. => Toq (Birthright: Part 2)
Alexander Enberg => Young Reporter (Time's Arrow: Part 2)
Barry Kivel => Doorman (Time's Arrow: Part 2)
Jerry Hardin => Samuel Clemens (Time's Arrow: Part 2)
Mary Stein => Alien Nurse (Time's Arrow: Part 2)
Michael Aron => Jack London (Time's Arrow: Part 2)
Pamela Kosh => Mrs. Carmichael (Time's Arrow: Part 2)
William Boyett => Policeman (Time's Arrow: Part 2)
Alexander Siddig => Dr. Julian Bashir (as Siddig El Fadil) (Birthright: Part 1)
Cristine Rose => Gi'ral (Birthright: Part 1)
James Cromwell => Jaglom Shrek (Birthright: Part 1)
Jennifer Gatti => Ba'el (Birthright: Part 1)
Mark Allen Shepherd => Morn (Birthright: Part 1)
Richard Herd => L'Kor (Birthright: Part 1)
Angelina Fiordellisi => Kaminer (Schisms)
Ken Thorley => Mr. Mott (Schisms)
Brent Spiner => Lore (Descent: Part 1)
Brian Cousins => Crosis (as Brian J. Cousins) (Descent: Part 1)
Jim Norton => Albert Einstein (Descent: Part 1)
John Neville => Isaac Newton (Descent: Part 1)
Stephen Hawking => Himself (as Professor Stephen Hawking) (Descent: Part 1)
Brian Bonsall => Alexander Rozhenko (Rascals)
Caroline Junko King => Young Keiko O'Brien (Rascals)
David Birkin => Young Jean-Luc Picard (Rascals)
Hana Hatae => Molly O'Brien (Rascals)
Isis Carmen Jones => Young Guinan (Rascals)
Megan Parlen => Young Ro Laren (Rascals)
Rosalind Chao => Keiko O'Brien (Rascals)
Tracey Walter => Berik (Rascals)
Carolyn Seymour => Commander Toreth (Face of the Enemy)
Scott MacDonald => Subcommander N'vek (Face of the Enemy)
Charles Lucia => Ambassador Ves Alkar (as Chip Lucia) (Man of the People)
Daniel Davis => Moriarty (Ship in a Bottle)
Stephanie Beacham => Countess Barthalomew (Ship in a Bottle)
David Selburg => Dr. Syrus (Frame of Mind)
Gary Werntz => Attendant Mavek (Frame of Mind)
Susanna Thompson => Inmate Jaya (Frame of Mind)
David Warner => Gul Madred (Chain of Command: Part 1)
John Durbin => Gul Lemec (Chain of Command: Part 1)
Natalija Nogulich => Vice-admiral Alynna Nechayev (as Natalija Nogulich) (Chain of Command: Part 1)
Ronny Cox => Captain Edward Jellico (Chain of Command: Part 1)
Dwight Schultz => Barclay (Realm of Fear)
Patti Yasutake => Nurse Alyssa Ogawa (Realm of Fear)
Ellen Bry => Dr. Farallon (The Quality of Life)
J.C. Brandy => Ensign Marta Batanides (Tapestry)
Marcus Nash => Young Jean-Luc Picard (Tapestry)
Ned Vaughn => Ensign Cortland Zweller (Tapestry)
James Doohan => Scotty (Relics)
James Horan => Dr. Jo'Brill (Suspicions)
Joan Stuart Morris => Dr. T'Pan (Suspicions)
Peter Marx => Dr. Reyga (as Peter Slutsker) (Suspicions)
Tricia O'Neil => Kurak (Suspicions)
John Cothran Jr. => Captain Nu'Daq (The Chase)
Linda Thorson => Gul Ocett (The Chase)
Maurice Roëves => Romulan Captain (The Chase)
Norman Lloyd => Professor Galen (The Chase)
Salome Jens => Humanoid Progenitor (The Chase)
John de Lancie => Q (True Q)
Olivia d'Abo => Amanda Rogers (True Q)
Mae C. Jemison => Lt. Palmer (as Dr. Mae Jemison) (Second Chances)
Patricia Tallman => Female Alien (Timescape)
Reg E. Cathey => Morag (Aquiel)
Renée Jones => Lt. Aquiel Uhnari (Aquiel)
Wayne Grace => Governor Torak (Aquiel)
Wendy Hughes => Lt. Cmdr. Nella Daren (Lessons)
Select Cast and Crew
Adam Nimoy => Director
Alexander Singer => Director
Cliff Bole => Director
Dan Curry => Director
Gabrielle Beaumont => Director
James L. Conway => Director
Jonathan Frakes => Director / Commander William T. Riker
Les Landau => Director
LeVar Burton => Director / Geordi La Forge
Patrick Stewart => Director / Captain Jean-Luc Picard
Robert Scheerer => Director
Robert Wiemer => Director
Winrich Kolbe => Director
Allison Hock => Writer
Brannon Braga => Writer
Frank Abatemarco => Writer
Jean Louise Matthias => Writer
Jeri Taylor => Writer
Joe Menosky => Writer
Morgan Gendel => Writer
Naren Shankar => Writer
René Echevarria => Writer
Robert Hewitt Wolfe => Writer
Ronald D. Moore => Writer
Ronald Wilkerson => Writer
Jerry Goldsmith => Composer
Gene Roddenberry => Creator, Original Series
Brent Spiner => Lt. Commander Data
Colm Meaney => Chief Miles O'Brien
Gates McFadden => Doctor Beverly Crusher
Majel Barrett => Enterprise Computer
Marina Sirtis => Counselor Deanna Troi
Michael Dorn => Lieutenant Worf
Michelle Forbes => Ensign Ro Laren
Whoopi Goldberg => Guinan

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • Stephen Hawking is the only person to appear as himself in the series (in a holodeck scene where Data plays poker against Einstein, Newton, and Hawking [Hawking wins]).
  • In 1994 the series became the first show in syndication to ever be nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series.
  • In the episode {A Fistfull Of Datas}, a holodeck character is referred to "The butcher of Bozeman" as a reference to Brannon Braga's hometown of Bozeman, Montana.
  • Mae C. Jemison is the first (and as of January 2002, the only) real astronaut to appear in any [Star Trek] show.
  • In the episode {Relics}, Scotty visits the bridge of the Enterprise from [Star Trek] on the Holodeck. A fan who recreated a life-size version of the bridge set generously donated it for use in the episode, as the original set had long since been demolished.
  • Ronny Cox has a unique distinction in the series. He is the only guest star who ever did a "captain's log" entry when his character was in charge of the Enterprise while Captain Picard was on a mission. This occurred in the episodes {Chain Of Command.}
  • The motto of Starfleet Academy, "Ex Astris, Scientia" (From the stars, knowledge), is based on the motto of the Apollo 13 mission "Ex Luna, Scientia" (From the Moon, knowledge).
  • The 'Star Trek Crews' from all the [Star Trek] series were ranked #2 in [TV Guide]'s list of the "25 Greatest Sci-Fi Legends" ({1 August 2004 issue}).