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Oct 18, 2022

Before the first episode of TNG had aired, writers pitched their stories to the show's producers. Hannah Louise Shearer, a veteran of series television, pitched to D.C. Fontana who, in turn, brought the ideas to Gene Roddenberry. Get an inside look at the earliest days of production on Star Trek: The Next Generation with our special guest, Hannah Louise Shearer!

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