(written from a Production point of view)
Star Trek: The Next Generation – Behind the Scenes was a trading card set produced by SkyBox and released in 1993. The set came in a sealed plastic box, numbered and the edition limited to 50,000 copies. No booster packs or chase cards were produced. The set looks at the roles of the various crew members who make up the production staff of Star Trek: The Next Generation television series. The set was compiled while that series' fifth season was in production.
On the backside of the cards, each production staffer related an anecdote connected with his or her role on the series.
- From the cover card
- This unique set of collectable trading cards gives you a close personal look at some of the producers, directors, writers and crew of one of the most popular shows in television history! Those fans new to Star Trek: The Next Generation will be fascinated by the insights and information about how a major show is produced; die-hard fans will delight in the detailed information given by this sampling of the many talented people who brought Star Trek: The Next Generation to life in its fifth season on the air.
|Card #||Title||Card #||Title|
|1||Behind the Scenes||21||Producer|
|5||Production Sound Mixer
Gregory B. Jein
|7||Story Editor||27||Script Supervisor|
|8||Senior Illustrator/Technical Consultant
|9||Visual Effects Supervisor
|29||Script Coordinator/Pre-Production Associate|
|30||Chief Lighting Technician|
|11||Unit Production Manager
Merri D. Howard
|31||Key Second Assistant Director|
|14||Mechanical Effects Coordinator||34||Co-Producer|
|15||First Assistant Director
|16||Set Security Officer||36||Make-Up Supervisor and Designer|
|18||First Assistant Director||38||Fifth Season Credits|
|20||Director of Photography
Marvin V. Rush
|Unnumbered||Cover card – "39 Collector Cards"|