Episode: Earl Grey 74: Philip and Darren on the Ocean


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Earl Grey 74: Philip and Darren on the Ocean

Season Five Overview.The Next Generation peaked during its fifth season, featuring its highest viewer ratings and the long-anticipated return of a main cast member from the originalStar Trek. The season begins by completing the Klingon and Romulan-focused two-parter "Redemption," and then covers new ground with a metaphor-speaking alien species ("Darmok"), the introduction of a new featured character ("Ensign Ro"), and a multi-story episode in "Disaster." Fans of both Star Trek generations finally received their wish with the return of Spock to the television screen in the two-parter "Unification." This was unfortunately the same year that Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry died. However his legacy lived on in season five as it sought new perspectives on established TNG characters with the returns of Lwaxana Troi ("Cost of Living"), Wesley Crusher ("The Game" and "First Duty"), and the Borg ("I, Borg"). Captain Jean-Luc Picard was faced with one of his greatest challenges in the critically acclaimed "The Inner Light," while the season ended with fan-debated episode "Time's Arrow, Part 1." Join Daniel Proulx, Darren Moser, and Phillip Gilfus as they put on their brand new captain's jackets and examine the fifth season of Star Trek: The Next Generation. HostsDaniel Proulx, Phillip Gilfus, & Darren MoserEditor / ProducerDarren Moser

Production Manager Richard Marquez   Content Coordinator Will Nguyen ChaptersSeason 5 Overall (00:04:00) Ensign Ro (00:09:34)Captain's Jacket (00:13:51)Spock (00:15:49) Returning - Wesley (00:19:20)Favorite Episodes (00:25:31)Darmok (00:25:34)Cause and Effect (00:31:34)Silicon Avatar (00:34:17)I Borg  (00:36:52)Power Play (00:41:36) Violations (00:43:20) Ethics (00:44:13)The Outcast (00:45:35)Hero Worship (00:46:12)The Inner Light (00:47:09)Weak Links (00:49:12)Final Thoughts (01:00:53)Closing (01:02:59) Send us your feedback! Twitter: @trekfm Facebook: http://facebook.com/trekfm Voicemail: http://www.speakpipe.com/trekfm Contact Form: http://www.trek.fm/contact Visit the Trek.fm website at http://trek.fm/ Subscribe in iTunes: http://itunes.com/trekfm Support the Network! Become a Trek.fm Patron on Patreon and help us keep our shows coming to you every week. We have great perks for you at http://patreon.com/trekfm

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