Star Trek: The Next Generation

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Captain Jean-Luc Picard in his quarters on the USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D)

Star Trek: The Next Generation was the second television series of the science fiction franchise Star Trek. It was created by Gene Roddenberry, and was aired for seven years, from 1987 to 1994.

The Next Generation was set in the 24th century, eighty years after the original series of Star Trek, and it focused on the lives of a crew on a starship called Enterprise. The crew's mission was to explore the universe, as was the mission of the crew in the original series.

Cast and crew[change | change source]

Character Rank Actor Position
Jean-Luc Picard Captain Patrick Stewart Commanding Officer
William Thomas Riker Commander Jonathan Frakes Executive Officer
Data Lt. Commander Brent Spiner Second officer, chief operations officer, science officer
Deanna Troi Lt. Commander (1–6), Commander (7) Marina Sirtis Ship's counselor
Geordi La Forge Lt. Junior Grade (1), Lieutenant (2), Lt. Commander (3–7) LeVar Burton Conn Officer and Ops, Chief Engineering Officer
Worf Lt. Junior Grade (1), Lieutenant (2–7), Michael Dorn Tactical and Conn officer (season 1)

Chief security/tactical officer after Yar's death (seasons 2-7)

Beverly Crusher, M. D. Commander Gates McFadden Chief medical officer (seasons 1, 3–7; season 2, absent while Chief of Starfleet Medical); bridge officer
Natasha "Tasha" Yar Lieutenant Denise Crosby Chief of Security (season 1, also recurring)
Katherine Pulaski Commander Diana Muldaur Chief medical officer (Season 2)
Wesley Crusher Acting Ensign (1–3), Ensign (3–4), Cadet (Recurring) Wil Wheaton Dr. Crusher's son, Conn Officer (seasons 1–4, also recurring)

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