Set in the 24th century and decades after the adventures of the original crew of the starship Enterprise, this new series is the long-awaited successor to the original (1966). Under the command of Captain Jean-Luc Picard, the all new Enterprise NCC 1701-D travels out to distant planets to seek out new life and to boldly go where no one has gone before. Written by
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New Stars. New Stories. New Worlds To Explore.
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26 September 1987 (USA) »
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According to his own diagnostics, Commander Data's data storage capacity is 800 quadrillion bits. This translates into 100 petabytes or 100 PB. For comparison purposes, the HTML content of the internet circa 2005 is estimated at 1-2 PB. »
It is claimed that Data can't use contractions (Can't, Isn't, Don't, etc) yet there are several instances throughout the series where he does. One of the first such examples is heard in , where Data uses the word "Can't" while the Enterprise is being chased by Q's "ship". »
: [Data has created an android offspring] What you have done will have serious ramifications. I am truly dismayed that you told no-one of what you were doing.
Data: I am sorry, Captain. I did not anticipate your objections. Do you wish me to deactivate Lal?
: [flabbergasted] It's a life, Data! It can't be activated and deactivated simply!
The model of the Enterprise used in the opening credits is so detailed, a tiny figure can be seen walking past a window just before the vessel jumps to warp speed. »