Star Trek: The Next Generation - September 28th, 2014

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On September 28th, 1987, Star Trek: The Next Generation premiered to millions of viewers with a two-hour pilot episode titled "Encounter at Farpoint."  The kickoff of this show occurred 21 years after the original Star Trek, created by Gene Roddenberry.

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TODAY'S TRIVIA QUESTION

Lieutenant Geordi LaForge was played by actor LeVar Burton.  What other show was LeVar also well known for?

a) Sesame Street

b) Reading Rainbow

c) Zoobilee Zoo

Answer Below!

CLIP OF THE DAY

Get on board the star ship Enterprise with these clips from Star Trek: The Next Generation.  Then watch a fantastic interview with the ship's captain, played by Patrick Stewart!

DID YOU KNOW . . .

Star Trek: The Next Generation lasted for seven seasons.  In its seventh season, it became the first and only syndicated television series to be nominated for an Emmy for Best Dramatic Series.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"I've always thought that we, as human beings, would be naive and arrogant to pretend that we are the only life form in the galaxy."  Jonathan Frakes (Commander Riker)

TRIVIA ANSWER

b) Reading Rainbow