Star Trek: The Next Generation – Season Five – Blu-ray Edition

This season won this edition of the Star Trek television series four Emmy Awards. We travel with the crew of the Enterprise through different parts of the galaxy in the 24th century. The show, crew and special effects have never looked better than it has in blu-ray.

Episode 1: Redemption, Part 2: The recent Klingon Civil War has something to do with the Romulans or so Captain Picard (played by Patrick Stewart) thinks. The Federation has to do something before the entire empire collapses.

Episode 2: Darmok: The Tamarians are a race that speaks entirely through metaphors from mythology. The Tamarian captain has himself and Captain Picard beamed to a planet inhabited by a dangerous creature.

Episode 3: Ensign Ro: A new officer, Ensign Ro (played by Michelle Forbes), is assigned to the Enterprise. Picard finds out about a planned genocidal attack on the Bajorans.

Episode 4: Silicon Avatar: Picard makes an attempt to communicate with the lethal crystalline entity. A scientist brought on board the Enterprise has a different approach.

Episode 5: Disaster: A disaster leaves Couselor Deanna Troi (played by Marina Sirtis) in command of the Enterprise. Captain Picard is stuck in a turbolift with three young science fair winners.

Episode 6: The Game: A game is distributed amongst the crew of the Enterprise and they become very addicted to it. It appears that the game messes with a person’s logic and reason.

Episode 7: Unification, Part 1: Ambassador Spock (played by Leonard Nimoy) has disappeared and Captain Picard is charged with finding him. Spock is rumoured to be on Romulus.

Episode 8: Unification, Part 2: Data (played by Brent Spiner) and Captain Picard find Ambassador Spock and they try to make him see the error of his ways. Spock tells Picard that he is trying to reunify the Romulans and Vulcans.

Episode 9: A Matter of Time: The Enterprise undertakes a mission to help a planet recently struck by an asteroid. While there they get a visit from a man claiming to be from the future.

Episode 10: New Ground: Alexander (played by Brian Bonsall), Worf’s (played by Michael Dorn) son, arrives on the Enterprise to see his father. Alexander wants to live on the Enterprise.

Episode 11: Hero Worship: The Enterprise tries to uncover the truth behind an explosion that destroyed a ship. The only survivor is a young boy.

Episode 12: Violations: The Enterprise is tasked with escorting a group of telepaths. Suddenly crew members begin slipping into comas.

Episode 13: The Masterpiece Society: A colony of genetically engineered people is threatened by a natural disaster. The Enterprise’s intervention might do more harm than good.

Episode 14: Conundrum: An energy beam erases the memories of everyone on board the Enterprise. A new first officer is planted on board during the chaos.

Episode 15: Power Play: En route to answer a distress call from an isolated moon, Data, Troi and O’Brien (played by Colm Meaney) take over the ship. They force a change of course.

Episode 16: Ethics: Worf is paralysed in an accident. In order to walk again he must undergo an operation who can kill him.

Episode 17: The Outcast: The Enterprise aids in the search for a missing J’naii shuttlecraft. Riker (played by Jonathan Frakes) and Soren (played by Melinda Culea) set off in a shuttle to investigate.

Episode 18: Cause and Effect: While exploring the Typhen territory the Enterprise get caught in a temporal loop. The loop’s result is always the Enterprise colliding with another ship.

Episode 19: The First Day: A cadet is killed and Wesley (played by Wil Wheaton) becomes part of a cover up. The death occurred during a forbidden maneuver done by the cadets.

Episode 20: Cost of Living: Deana’s mother (played by Majel Barrett) makes a surprise visit and tells her daughter that she is getting married. After destroying an asteroid a parasite infects the ship and begins eating away the hull.

Episode 21: The Perfect Mate: A metamorph (played by Famke Janssen) is aboard the Enterprise who is meant to bring peace between two warring worlds. The Ferengi try to abduct her.

Episode 22: Imaginary Friend: The Enterprise begins exploring an odd energy. A young girl’s imaginary friend becomes real and puts everyone in danger.

Episode 23: I, Borg: An injured borg is brought back to the Enterprise. He is repaired by Dr. Crusher (played by Gates McFadden) and becomes friends with Geordi (played by LeVar Burton).

Episode 24: The Next Phase: The Enterprise is charged with helping a Romulan science vessel. An accident occurs that makes Geordi and Ro Laren out of phase causing the rest of the crew to think they’re dead.

Special Features: Archival Mission Log: Mission Overview Year Five, Archival Mission Log: Departmental Briefing Year Five: Production, Archival Mission Log: Departmental Briefing Year Five: Visual Effects, Archival Mission Log: Memorable Missions, Archival Mission Logs: A Tribute to Gene Rodenberry, Intergalactic Guest Stars, Alien Speak

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