Patrick Stewart, "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (Photo: Paramount)

On its 30th anniversary, revisit the legendary ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ episode that saved the franchise

“Star Trek: The Next Generation” suffered a wobbly launch.

Many fans questioned why a sequel series was needed when so many stars from the original series were game and willing to slip into those familiar Federation uniforms.

The first two seasons of “Next Gen” were rough, but in its third season, the series found its own path to the stars with such memorable episodes as “Deja Q” and “Yesterday’s Enterprise.”

But no fan, casual or not, was prepared for “The Best of Both Worlds.”

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