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As the premise for the Star Trek: The Next Generation pilot episode was hashed out, Supervising Producer Bob Justman sent Gene Roddenberry a memo asking that he consider the social and psychological effects of sending a crew of families on a lifelong journey. We are joined in this episode by someone who was there from the very start, Dorothy "D.C." Fontana, to share her insights into what made TNG tick.

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