First Contact: ‘The Child’ Season 2 Episode 1


The Child


It’s a new season of Star Trek: The Next Generation and that means change. Listen to three men awkwardly discuss the incredible failings of a the season 2 opener and try to work out how this ever got past a first script meeting. Maybe the wise words of Maurice Hurley will provide an answer?

Listen to the previous episode, our Season 1 overview here.
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  • Fozzi Forrester

    this is when the writers strike actually started to bite. This was originally a script for Star Trek phase 2 and was intended to be a story for Decker and Ilea. In other words it was a 1970’s script reworked by the producers into a late 80’s show :). Yeah it was pretty dreadful

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