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List of the best Star Trek: The Next Generation episodes, as determined by voters like you. Easily one of the most influential space westerns of all time, TNG still has an incredibly rampant fan base despite being off the air for years. Trekkies might also enjoy the best Spock and Bones McCoy moments and awesome Star Wars/Star Trek crossover art. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Star Trek: The Next Generation episodes of all time are.

Fans of The Next Generation are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is. List ranges from "All Good Things..." to "The Best of Both Worlds" and more. What is the best Star Trek: The Next Generation episode of all time? Look below and find out.

The Inner Light is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Star Trek: The Next Generation Episodes
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The Inner Light


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 ...more

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Original Airing: Jun 01 1992

Season: Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 5

Episode Number: 25

Director: Peter Lauritson

Previous Episode: The Next Phase

Next Episode: Time's Arrow

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#79 on The Best Single Episodes in Television History

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Yesterday's Enterprise is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Star Trek: The Next Generation Episodes
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"Yesterday's Enterprise" is the 63rd episode of the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation. It was the 15th episode of the third season. The episode first aired in syndication the week of February 19, 1990. In the plot, the crew of the USS Enterprise-D must decide whether to send the ...more

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Original Airing: Feb 19 1990

Season: Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 3

Episode Number: 15

Director: David Carson

Previous Episode: A Matter of Perspective

Next Episode: The Offspring

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The Best of Both Worlds, Part ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Star Trek: The Next Generation Episodes
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Riker must pull out all the stops in order to save Earth from a Borg invasion being lead by none other than Locutus - otherwise known as Captain Jean-Luc Picard. ...more

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Original Airing: Sep 24 1990

Season: Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 4

Episode Number: 1

Director: Cliff Bole

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The Best of Both Worlds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Star Trek: The Next Generation Episodes

"The Best of Both Worlds" is a two-part storyline from the syndicated American science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation. It comprises the 74th and 75th episodes of the series overall. The story occurs across stardates 43989.1 – 44002.3. This two part episode ended Season 3 ...more

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Original Airing: Jun 18 1990

Season: Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 3

Episode Number: 26

Director: Cliff Bole

Previous Episode: Transfigurations

Next Episode: Family

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#66 on The Best Single Episodes in Television History

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