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Dec 13, 2022

Starting on paper, the basic concepts that would make Star Trek: The Next Generation different, and similar, to its predecessor had to be spelled out. Gene Roddenberry expresses some of his earliest ideas in this memo, and we are glad to welcome Mike DeMeritt back to The Trek Files to help us explore early TNG and the ideas that made it to later series as well.

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