Complete TNG Set To Include New Disc of FeaturesBy Michelle
September 19, 2007 - 8:54 PM
The Star Trek: The Next Generation complete series set that will be released on October 2nd will have 49 discs, including some new special features and an exclusive poster.
StarTrek.com has posted details about the new set from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment, which will include all 176 episodes of the series plus dozens of bonus features.
Each season set contains discs with bonus features that examine the development of the crew and memorable missions, as well as overviews of each year of the Enterprise's mission and production and making-of featurettes. With the exception of the 22-episode second season, which covers six discs, each season's 25-26 episodes and bonus materials are spread over seven discs.
The fifth season subset contains a tribute to the late Gene Roddenberry, while the final season subset includes features on Captain Picard, The Making of series finale "All Good Things…" and a preview of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
The new special features disc includes a look at the Next Generation legacy and impact 20 years after its premiere, a discussion of the series' visual effects, a look at alien guest characters and their languages, profiles of the crew and featurettes on sets, props and costumes. The series is preserved in its original full screen presentation with English 5.1 Surround and Stereo.
Though Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Complete Series has a suggested retail price of $440, it can be pre-ordered from Amazon.com for $150 less.