Star Trek Next Generation: Season 4

Star Trek Next Generation: Season 4

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Director: Chip Chalmers, Cliff Bole, Corey Allen, David Livingston

Cast: Chip Chalmers, Cliff Bole, Corey Allen, David Livingston

     
 
The complete fourth season of Star Trek: The Next Generation comes to DVD on this seven-disc set from Paramount. All 26 episodes are presented in standard full-frame with Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound. Closed captions and subtitles are accessible. The special features on disc seven are specific to the show's 1991 television season. "Mission Overview: Year

Overview

The complete fourth season of Star Trek: The Next Generation comes to DVD on this seven-disc set from Paramount. All 26 episodes are presented in standard full-frame with Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound. Closed captions and subtitles are accessible. The special features on disc seven are specific to the show's 1991 television season. "Mission Overview: Year Four" discusses the challenges in creating some of the episodes. "Selected Crew Analysis: Year Four" looks at the characters of Wesley Crusher (Wil Wheaton) and Vash (Jennifer Hetrick). "Departmental Briefing: Year Four Production" is a behind-the-scenes featurette with directors Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, and David Livingston. "New Life and New Civilizations" looks at some of the shooting locations and production design. "Chronicles From the Final Frontier" is a discussion with writers Ronald D. Moore, Brannon Braga, and Jeri Taylor. This is an excellent DVD for collectors, in keeping with the other Paramount releases in the series.

Editorial Reviews

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For many fans of Star Trek: The Next Generation, the fourth season remains the show's best. After a relatively uneven third year that ended especially well, TNG came out blazing with "Best of Both Worlds Part II," the tense, finely tuned debut episode that garnered two Emmys and set the tone for the entire season. Patrick Stewart remains the austere, sagacious Captain Jean-Luc Picard from seasons past, leading the crew in a final pitched battle against the Borg. Wesley Crusher (Wil Wheaton) is accepted into the Starfleet, leaving the series after a final, life-threatening mission with Picard. The season shines from virtually start to finish, culminating with "Redemption," in which the Klingon Empire falls into civil war, testing Worf’s (Michael Dorn) loyalties and ultimately forcing him to resign his post. Paramount’s seven-disc box set affords several featurettes, including: "Mission Overview," in which "Q-Pid" is examined, plus a celebration of Gene Roddenberry’s 100th episode; "Selected Crew Analysis," an in-depth look at the departure of Wesley Crusher; an interview with cast members about performing stunts; "Departmental Briefing," a behind-the-scenes look at directors Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, and David Livingston; and "New Life and New Civilizations," an inside look at creating alien landscapes and shooting on location. All in all, it’s a cornucopia of wonderful science fiction -- a comprehensive vision of Trek at its best.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/03/2002
UPC:
0097360813340
Rating:
NR
Source:
Paramount
Region Code:
1
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
19:42:00
Sales rank:
90,774

Special Features

Closed Caption; "Mission Overview: Year Four" featurette reveals the challenges in resolving the cliffhanger episode "The Best of Both Worlds," provides a whimsical look at the Robin Hood-themed "Q-Pid," and celebrates the historic 100th episode with Gene Roddenberry; "Selected Crew Analysis: Year Four" featurette is an in-depth look at the departure of Wesley Crusher and a profile of Jennifer Hetrick as "Vash"; "Departmental Briefing - Year Four: Production" featurette is a behind-the-scenes look at directors Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, and David Livingston, and includes a special makeup section featuring Brent Spiner; "New Life and New Civilizations" featurette is an inside look at creating alien landscapes and shooting on location, and explains the challenges of shooting the effects-packed episode "The Best of Both Worlds"; "Chronicles From the Final Frontier" featurette is a discussion of season four's most extraordinary episodes and characters with preeminent writers Ronald D. Moore, Brannon Braga, and Jeri Taylor

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 -- Disc 1
1. A Casualty of War
2. Rebuilding the Enterprise
3. "Let Go of Picard."
4. Federation Offensive
5. Separate the Man From the Machine
6. Neural Link
7. Collective Consciousness
8. Almost Human
1. Shore Leave
2. Family Visits
3. Memories of the Past
4. Sibling Rivalry
5. Discoveries
6. Out of Control
7. Holographic Message
8. Farewells
1. Glitch
2. One-Man Mutiny
3. The Great Escape
4. Regaining Control
5. Questions and Answers
6. Family Reunion
7. Doublecross
8. Immortality
1. A Human Among Aliens
2. The Respect Due a Captain
3. Father Figure
4. Origins
5. Paternal Affection
6. Recovered Memories
7. Joy and Pain
8. Picard's Decision
Side #2 -- Disc 2
1. Old Friends
2. Missing Persons
3. Warp Drive Anomaly
4. Space-Time Vortex
5. Losing Wesley
6. And Then There Was One
7. The Traveler Returns
8. Bringing Back Beverly
1. Rescue at Turkana IV
2. Hostile Response
3. Ishara Yar
4. Unexpected Heroism
5. Learning About Tasha
6. Becoming Friends
7. Ulterior Motives
8. Broken Trust
1. Ambassador K'ehleyr
2. K'mpec's Dying Request
3. Klingon Ways
4. Sonchi - The Rite of Succession
5. Ja'chuq - The Ancient Ritual
6. Molecular-Decay Detonator
7. Sealed Records of the Klingon High Council
8. The Right of Vengeance
1. Captain Riker Awakens
2. A Few Minor Changes
3. Admiral Picard
4. Forgotten Son
5. The Verge of Peace
6. A False Note
7. Guile and Deceit
8. The Last Piece of the Puzzle
Side #3 -- Disc 3
1. Good News
2. Shipwrecked
3. Trash Troubles
4. Well-Guarded Water
5. A Horrible Fate
6. Through the Asteroid Field
7. The Captain in Peril
8. Showdown
1. Grief
2. Empathy Lost
3. Denial
4. Two-Dimensional Entities
5. Resignation
6. Counsel for the Counselor
7. Cosmic String
8. Breakthrough
1. Bearer of Good News
2. Friendly Interactions
3. Matters of the Heart
4. Dancing Fool
5. Romulan Rendezvous
6. Chasing an Unnamed Ornithoid
7. Incident in the Neutral Zone
8. Learning, Changing, Becoming
1. Cardassian Attack
2. Observers
3. Tension in the Air
4. 650 Souls
5. Bitter Memories
6. Heart of Darkness
7. Old Comrades
8. Earned Loyalty, Misplaced Trust
Side #4 -- Disc 4
1. Scaring the Dickens Out of Data
2. The Legend of Ardra
3. Mendora, Torak, Fek'lhr
4. New Owner of the Enterprise
5. Temptations
6. The Devil and Captain Picard
7. Arbitration Begins
8. Judgment Day
1. The Wormhole
2. Something Is Wrong
3. Gathering Evidence
4. A Stranger in the Mirror
5. Falsified Data
6. The Scene of the Crime
7. Conspiracy Revealed
8. Déjà Vu
1. Imposter
2. The Invitation
3. Explaining the Process
4. Once Voice in the Chorus
5. Alien Love
6. Mistakes
7. A Martyr for the Cause
8. The Fate of a Planet
1. The Real Dr. Leah Brahms
2. Adjustments
3. Accidental Death
4. Not-So-Romantic Interlude
5. Caesarean Birth
6. Rose-Colored Visor
7. Fantasy and Reality
8. Weaning the Baby
Side #5 -- Disc 5
1. Ship of Corpses
2. Progressive Dementia
3. Dead in the Water
4. Tyken's Rift
5. Hallucinations
6. The Edge of Despair
7. Elemental Solution
8. Nightmare's End
1. The Only Two Left
2. Echoes of Mysteries Past
3. Footprints
4. Transformation
5. Chasing Shadows
6. The Culprit
7. La Forge Disappears
8. Inhuman
1. Barclay De Bergerac
2. Optic Overload
3. Bravo, Barclay
4. A Charming, Intelligent Woman
5. Genius Unleashed
6. A Higher Level
7. Subspace Distortion
8. Interrogative
1. Vash Returns
2. Touring the Enterprise
3. Q's Debt
4. "I Am Not a Merry Man!"
5. An Unhappy Maid
6. Betrayal
7. Robin to the Rescue
8. Paid in Full
Side #6 -- Disc 6
1. Traitor and Saboteur
2. Admiral Satie
3. Under Suspicion
4. No Evidence of Sabotage
5. The Witch-Hunt Begins
6. Subpoenaed
7. Grand Inquisitor
8. Vigilance
1. Greeting Dr. Timicin
2. Courtship
3. The Test
4. Preparing for Death
5. The Resolution
6. Request for Asylum
7. A Daughter's Plea
8. Loved Ones
1. The Man in Her Life
2. Two Moons in Conflict
3. The True Odan
4. Transplant
5. A New Face
6. Alpha and Beta
7. Acceptance
8. A Human Failing
1. Vacation Interrupted
2. Emissary Kell
3. Brainwashed
4. The Guns of War
5. Sabotage and Subterfuge
6. Cargo Bay 4
7. The Stage Is Set
8. Assassin
Side #7 -- Disc 7
1. Mar Oscura
2. Romance Blooms
3. Advice
4. The Book of Love
5. Mr. Suave
6. Dark Nebula Horrors
7. Picard Leads the Way
8. Emotions
1. A Klingon Response
2. For the Good of the Empire
3. Leave of Absence
4. The Family of Duras
5. Tea With Lursa and B'etor
6. Cry of the Warrior
7. Installation of Gowron
8. The Best Qualities of Humanity

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Star Trek Next Generation: Season 4 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
this season of star trek tng rocks its amazing from begining to the very end!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
As this being the first season that I own, I found it to be most interesting. Each actor does an excellent job performing with their intriging scripts. I watched this series non-stop when i first got it. Although I found that most of the shows were a little fast paced because of the climatic drama points before every place there should have been commercials. But, this is a flaw that adds to the feeling of the Star Trek series and will be seen throughout all of the seasons.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The short movies are great, good music and excellent animation
Alan_Slates More than 1 year ago
With the new Star Trek movie out, I decided to go back and watch a few of the other series that I have. As it turned out, I ran out of disks, and back to the store I went to get another season of "Star Trek: The Next Generation". This time I picked up season 5, and I have to tell you that it is full of excitment, intrigue, adventure, and so much more. My favorite episode for this season is, 'Disaster'. Can't remember it? Well take a moment to buy season 5, and you'll be glad that you did.
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