Two HD Episodes of STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION Headed to Theaters on July 23rd

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With the release of Star Trek: The Next Generation – Season One on Blu-ray set for July 24th, CBS TV is promoting the set by bringing a couple of the first season HD episodes to theaters nationwide on July 23rd at 7:00pm.  Starting on June 8th, you can buy tickets to the one-night only showing of Ep. 106 “Where No One Has Gone Before” and Ep. 114 “Datalore”.  There will additional showings at select theaters.  The event will also include exclusive looks at the massive restoration of season one, never-before-seen interviews with the original cast members and behind-the-scenes looks at the artists who created the original FX elements and photography during the making of the show. Audiences will also be privy to an unseen sneak-peak of “Measure of a Man.”

Hit the jump for a list of participating theaters.  Click here for a full list of special features on the Star Trek: The Next GenerationSeason One Blu-ray.

Click here for a list of participating theaters.  Amazon has lowered the price of the TNG: Season One Blu-ray to $58.99 (58% off).

Personally, I’m going to pass on the screening since season one is pretty weak, and the series hadn’t figured out what it wanted to be, so it basically copied better episodes of the original Star Trek.  However, I wouldn’t mind if these showings became a regular thing.  I would totally buy tickets for a screening of “The Best of Both Worlds: Part 1 and 2″.

Here’s the trailer for the Star Trek: The Next GenerationSeason One Blu-ray:

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  • hornacek

    I know it’s to celebrate the season 1 release, but why would they show any season 1 episodes in the theater? The best season 1 episodes are “average”. Now it it was Best of Both World 1 and 2, THAT I would go see.

  • Jeff

    Best of Both Worlds 1 and 2, or Yesterday’s Enterprise would be cool to see in a theater.

    • Northern Star

      That’s exactly what I was thinking too, ‘Best of Both Worlds’ would have been the perfect presentation for the new HD releases… and especially on the big screen!

  • Shaun

    That’s hilarious, because both hornacek and Jeff said pretty much EXACTLY what I was going to say…

    If you aren’t going to show Best of Both Worlds (and throwing in Yesterday’s Enterprise for extra value) there’s no reason for me to spend money to see a couple of average (at best) TNG episodes I’ve seen enough times, thank you, then there’s no reason for this.

    Turnout will be low… Hell, I wouldn’t go see those two episodes if it were FREE. Even Encounter at Farpoint would’ve been a better a choice, or Conspiracy (with that exploding head!).

    Sure, it’s just season 1 being released, but they should’ve worked on BoBW and YE first, just for a spectacular kickoff event, that might’ve gotten more people interested in plunking down for season one on blu-ray. As it is, if I end up buying any of these, I’ll start with season three.

    Maybe someday they’ll release DS9 on blu-ray, and for that I’d be VERY excited. It probably won’t happen, but a guy can dream! I’d love to see, for example, The Way of the Warrior on the big screen too!

  • Ytsejamer1

    Agree…S1 wasn’t nearly as good or interesting as the later seasons…in particular, those episodes already mentioned would have been the way to go.

    I will say though, that S2′s Measure of a Man is a fantastic episode…it was one the of the best episodes written in the series.

  • ND3G

    Farsight is currently running a kickstarter trying to raise fund to reproduce the Star Trek: The Next Generation Pinball table as well. Looks like this is the year for ST:TNG stuff.
    http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1067367405/pinball-arcade-the-twilight-zone?ref=live

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