The BEST episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation
Every episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation!
A century after Captain Kirk's five year mission, the next generation of Starfleet officers begins their journey aboard the new flagship of the Federation. Commanded by Captain Jean-Luc Picard the Galaxy class starship Enterprise NCC-1701-D will seek out new life and new civilizations - to boldly go where no one has gone before.
#1 - All Good Things... (2)
Season 7 - Episode 26 - Aired 5/23/1994
After his encounter with Q, Picard assembles the senior staff, and wonders if Q is actually giving him a chance to save humanity by showing him that the spatial anomaly also exists in the past...Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#2 - All Good Things... (1)
Season 7 - Episode 25 - Aired 5/23/1994
Shortly after Picard is diagnosed with a long-term, potentially debilitating brain disorder, he starts experiencing bizarre shifts into three main time periods: 25 years into the future, a few days before the Enterprise-D is sent on its mission to Farpoint station, and the present...
#3 - The Best of Both Worlds (1)
Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired 6/18/1990
Stardate: 43989.1 An Starfleet expert on the Borg, Lt. Cmdr. Shelby, is assigned to the Enterprise to investigate the disappearance of a Federation colony. Picard is abducted by the Borg and assimilated into the Collective, which forces Riker to attempt a rescue mission.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#5 - The Inner Light
Season 5 - Episode 25 - Aired 6/1/1992
Picard is struck by an energy beam from an alien probe, which renders him unconscious and places him in the life of a citizen on the planet Kataan, with his memory of the Enterprise intact. Although he searches for a way to return, he finally decides to live his life with his Kataan wife, have children & grandchildren, learning to play a flute and completely immersing in the Kataan culture...Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#6 - The Measure of a Man
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/13/1989
Stardate: 42523.7 When Data's rights as a sentient individual are placed under trial, Starfleet forces Riker into a position where he must prove that Data is only an Android.
#7 - Yesterday's Enterprise
Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/19/1990
Stardate: 43625.2 A rift in the space/time continuum brings the U.S.S. Enterprise - C forward into the 24th Century, and alters the timeline. In this future, the Federation is at war with the Klingons, Tasha Yar is on the bridge, Worf did not join the Federation, and only Guinan's unique perception of reality may restore the timeline.
#8 - The Pegasus
Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/17/1994
Riker is placed on a covert mission to find the missing starship he was once a member aboard, but the mission holds a secret that could destroy the peace treaty between the Federation and the Romulans.
#9 - Time's Arrow (1)
Season 5 - Episode 26 - Aired 6/15/1992
Stardate: 45959.1 - Data's head is uncovered in an archaeological dig on Earth, where evidence is also found that aliens may have been on Earth as early as the 19th Century. Using modified technology, an away team follows Data into the late 1890s to investigate.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#12 - Cause and Effect
Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/23/1992
Stardate: 45652.1 - While exploring the Typhon Expanse, the Enterprise is caught in a time warp in which they are repeatedly destroyed while colliding with another starship.
#13 - Relics
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/12/1992
Montgomery 'Scotty' Scott is discovered suspended in a transporter beam 75 years after he disappeared. After the Enterprise crew re-materialise him, he has a hard time adjusting to the new society.
#15 - I, Borg
Season 5 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/11/1992
Stardate: 45832.1 - An injured Borg is discovered and brought back to the Enterprise where he is 'repaired' by Dr. Crusher and befriended by Geordi, who names him 'Hugh.' Soon, Hugh starts showing signs of individuality while Picard must choose between destroying him or returning him to the collective.
#19 - The Chase
Season 6 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/26/1993
Picard's old archaeology professor is found murdered, the crew try to complete his research. Soon, the crew must compete with Romulans and Klingons and Cardassians to uncover the truth behind his discoveries.
#20 - Encounter at Farpoint (1)
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/28/1987
Stardate: 41153.7 The new captain of the recently built U.S.S. Enterprise-D, Captain Jean Luc Picard, takes the crew on their first mission: to discover the secret of Farpoint Station. During their journey, they encounter an omnipotent being known as Q, who accuses humanity of barbarism, and places them on trial. Jean-Luc must prove otherwise, or the human race will be annihilated.
#21 - Unification (2)
Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/11/1991
Stardate: 45245.8 - Picard and Data find Spock and discover the reason behind the secret meetings. However, a darker scheme planned by the Romulans is also uncovered in the process.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV