Thursday, September 8, 2016

"The Making of Star Trek: The Next Generation's Greatest Episode, 'The Inner Light'"

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It wasn’t actually the original story Gendel sent to Star Trek. A freelance writer at the time, he first pitched a story about an advertising blimp that would transmit experiences into someone’s brain. In it, Picard would envision being on an island with Commander Riker and Ensign Ro Laren, and a love triangle would ensue.

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one of the children was actually Picard’s real-life son