Picard season 1, episode 9, et in arcadia ego, part 1. The thirdseason hour, written by rene echevarria and directed by jonathan frakes, follows data as he creates, bonds with, teaches, advocates for, struggles to save and then mourns lal, his android daughter. Recently rewatched tng, season 4, episode 11, datas day, and found it to be particularly interesting in light of the recent story in star trek. Deja q was also nominated in two categories, but was not. Season 3 episode 16 the offspring where everyone has gone before. The offspring is so much more from the eyes of an adult. Star trek tng season 3 episode 16 the offspring this is a dada i mean data episode.
Download to watch offline and even view it on a big screen using chromecast. I just watched tng season 3 episode 16 offspring when data made his daughter lahl. The next generation, season 3, episode 16, the offspring. A klingon commander comes aboard the enterprise in an officer exchange program initiated by starfleet, much to the chagrin of the crew. I, borg season 5, episode 23 where does one go after portraying a series big bad as.
The season 3 cliffhanger finale and its season 4 conclusion were released as a reedited movie on a separate blu ray, star trek. Join the conversation and connect with cbs s star trek. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film. You must be a cbs all access subscriber to enjoy this video. Jonathan frakes guest stars hallie todd as lal nicolas coster as vice admiral anthony haftel whoopi goldberg as guinan. March 12, 1990 in an unauthorized experiment, data builds another android hallie todd, which chooses to take the form of a human female. The next generation as the 16th best season of all star trek seasons up to that time. Michael piller recalled, the offspring was a great spec script, except it was, at first, barely about our people.
After undertaking a project of unusual secrecy, data stuns the crew by revealing that he has created another android, lal hallie todd, which he introduces as his child. The next generation 1987 brent spiner in star trek. The next generation season 3, episode 17 sins of the father. Season 3 is marked by a string of abductions, with six people being kidnapped, and captain picard being abducted no less than three times. Before we get to the episode, im thrilled to share that netflix canada has added all 7 seasons of star trek. History is radically altered after a temporal rift brings the enterprisec forward 22 years in time. But the best guest star in a season filled with great ones has to be the birth of a beloved recurring character who would return in multiple episodes of tng and voyager, as well as star trek. This release has its own set of extras, a gag reel from that episode, etc. The next generations most memorable, heartwrenching and moralitychallenging episodes, aired on march 12, 1990or 25 years ago tomorrow. While data argues his case to captain picard, an unforseen tragedy occurs. The offspring, which initially had the working title bloodlines, originated in a spec script written by him.
Season 3 episode 16 the offspring yeah thats right. Season 3, episode 16 production episode 40273164 original air date. External link the offspring article at memory alpha, the wiki for canon star trek. The offspring season 3, episode 16 after attending a cybernetics conference, data discovers a way to replicate his positronic netessentially, his brainto create another android. Star trek the next generation season 3 episode 16 the. Issues are complicated when lal starts showing signs of a more evolved consciousness, including the ability to feel emotions, which attracts the attention of starfleet scientists who want to take her away from data and examine stardate. Wesley advises she go to the ships school, like he did in one episode, but that turns out to be a disaster when the other children mock and. Written by rene echevarria directed by jonathan frakes season 3, episode 16. Measure of a man season 2, episode 9 one of the best early star trek. Jan 23, 2020 data became a daddy all the way back in star trek. The next generation commenced airing in broadcast syndication in the united states on september 25, 1989 and concluded on june 18, 1990 after airing 26 episodes.
On a side note, there are no spoilers about the picard series here, this is simply a reflection on another good tng episode. The next generation, the best of both worlds 20 star trek. Three the offspring, tng season 3 dvd special feature he has also has cited this episode as his favorite episode of star trek that he directed. I was never very amused with that sort of thing with. The offspring first aired on march 12, 1990 as part of season 3 season 3 episode 16. Watching them back to back shows the contrast the series is capable of and continues the pattern of the show having found itself. The show stars patrick stewart, jonathan frakes, levar burton, michael dorn, whoopi goldberg, marina. After returning from a cybernetics conference to the enterprise, data creates his own child, much to the chagrin of his captain, and without regards to the ramifications with starfleet. Data creates another soongtype android with a positronic neural network patterned from his own. With patrick stewart, jonathan frakes, levar burton, michael dorn.
This episode goes over some of the themes weve seen before with data, and uses the story to overload us with fishoutofwater android business. Jan 23, 2020 the offspring first aired on march 12, 1990 as part of season 3 season 3 episode 16. Data has been acting unusually secretively since returning from a. Avatar, book one while experiencing flashbacks induced by the orb of memory data recalls the lal from this episode. In that act, he has effectively reproduced himself. Jan 06, 2012 season 3, episode 16 production episode 40273164 original air date. Captain picard is abducted by aliens, takes a vacation which eventually gets him caught up in the search for a weapon from the future, mind melds with the legendary vulcan sarek, and is mistaken for a god by a primitive culture. The offspring memory beta, noncanon star trek wiki.
The next generation, and the 64th episode of the series overall. The next generation, season 6, episode 21 1993 if david fincher had directed a star trek episode in the early 90s, perhaps it would have been something along these lines. Data decided to create a child, named lal hallie todd, without the knowledge of. The following article contains spoilers for the offspring, the most recent tng episode. Data builds himself a kid, but instead of terrifying the audience with the dark implications of android selfreplication, the ep focuses instead on what its like to be a. Picard, picard still struggles with his assimilation, which happened in tng. The next generation season 3, episode 16 the offspring series. According to jonathan frakes, the offspring was the best scifi episode ever written. Maybe it is to an adolescent boy, which is when i first saw it. This is another great episode but sort of the polar opposite type of star trek from yesterdays enterprise.
The offspring hoping to further his creators work and perpetuate his species, data creates an android named lal. The next generation episodes has a big bearing on whats going on in star trek. The next generation to their roster as of december 1, 2012. The next generation the offspring tv episode 1990 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Since were talking about an episode of tng, though and not something from the outer limits, it should come as no surprise that offspring goes in a different direction. In measure of a man, a cybernetics researcher, bruce maddox, wants to disassemble and study data in hopes of creating more androids like him. The next generation, view video clips and browse photos on. The third season of the american science fiction television series star trek. Here we have a starfleet that is willing to either a take a child away from its parent, or b steal a research project away from its creator, both on the grounds that the technology is so valuable that they. Jan 06, 2012 season 3, episode 16 production episode 40273164. Its an episode that fans have been talking about ever since. Set in the 24th century, the series follows the adventures of the starfleet crew of the federation starship enterprised. As picard considers what to do with the ship and crew in the midst of a war against the klingon empire, tasha yar discovers her fatal destiny. I was just thinking while driving home if i even thought for one second it compares to yesterdays enterprise and i watched said episode not 3 days ago, it is an amazing piece of tng.
The next generation screencaps the offspring season 3, episode 16 203 screencaps online episode details. Season 3 episode 16 one of tngs most touching episodes, the offspring introduces lal, an android who data constructs as his daughter and begins teaching about the world. Star trek the next generation season 3 episode 16 the offspring trailer. If you are experiencing problems, please describe them. The offspring is the 16th episode of the third season of the american science fiction television series star trek. If youre in the market for webhosting and if you arent doing things online to create content or products, we highly suggest it, you cant go wrong with selecting blue host as your providers. The episode proved to be so popular that the concept was reutilized in an episode of star trek. The next generation, season 7 2011 viewers also bought see all. The offspring deals with datas wish to become a parent, which also fits into the theme of picard. I was never very amused with that sort of thing with data, and its less watchable with the new character. Accolades yesterdays enterprise was nominated in three categories at the 1990 emmy awards, winning one for outstanding sound editing for a series. Interview from 2 november 2001, mission overview year three the offspring, tng season 3 dvd special feature he has also has cited this episode as his favorite episode of star trek that he directed.1338 1405 1314 616 593 770 1029 906 1509 1051 522 1008 417 747 635 477 1187 690 1341 28 517 561 1298 1314 287 724 1256 450 617 746 650 445