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Blu-ray Disc release
Series: Star Trek: The Next Generation
Season: Two
No. of episodes: 22
No. of discs: 5
Run time: 999 minutes
Region A release date: 4 December 2012
Region B release date: 10 December 2012
20 December 2012 (Germany SteelBook®)
Rating(s): CHVRS - Parental Guidance BBFC - 12 IFCO - Parental Guidance FSK - Freigegeben ab 12 Jahren NICAM - Mogelijk schadelijk tot 6 jaar (Watch out with children under 6) MCCYP - 15 OFLC (Australia) - Parental Guidance OFLC (New Zealand) - Parental Guidance
Language: English - Remix (DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1), English - Original (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround)
Subtitles: English SDH, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish
Dubbed: German (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround); French, Italian, Japanese, Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0 Dual Mono)
Reference: ASIN B0095XPZBC (Region A)
ASIN B0095H9F8M (Region B)
ASIN B009T62L08 (Region B German SteelBook®)
Year: 2365
TNG S2 Blu-ray (German steelbook)

Region B cover

Region B cover
TNG cast reunion

The "Reunification" cast reunion

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Season Two is a Blu-ray Disc release, featuring the complete second season of Star Trek: The Next Generation in 1080p high-definition. The set was released in North America on 4 December 2012, [1] and released in the United Kingdom on 10 December 2012. [2] The Season Two remastering work was completed by HTV Illuminate, supervised by Dan Curry, Denise Okuda, and Michael Okuda. [3]

The set features a sixty-minute roundtable interview with the entire Next Generation principal cast (save Denise Crosby), as well as a new interview with Diana Muldaur (Katherine Pulaski), the first post-TNG interview with the actress to appear on a home media release. [4]

The archived interview with Muldaur on the TNG Season 2 DVD was from September 1988.

While the Region B releases were issued in identical packaging as the Region A release (save for the language and rating imprints where applicable), a limited "SteelBook®" edition was a week later released in Germany as well as an Amazon.de exclusive. That edition came with a collectible Star Trek related insignia pin included as pictured on the lower right in the infobox.

Theatrical showing[]

On 29 November 2012, the week before the set was scheduled for release in the North America, movie theaters across the United States held special showings of "Q Who" and the extended edition of "The Measure of a Man", along with cut-down portions of the Blu-ray disc documentaries.

Restoration of cut footage[]

A significant amount of original footage was cut from "The Measure Of A Man" during editing, but was restored for the Blu-ray release. The "extended edition" features an 57-minute version of the episode, containing approximately thirteen minutes of restored scenes and visual effects. [5] [6] The set also contains deleted scenes from two other episodes ("The Icarus Factor" and "Up The Long Ladder"). [7]

Disc contents[]

Disc
Episode
1
"The Child" (45:31)
"Where Silence Has Lease" (45:44)
"Elementary, Dear Data" (45:39)
"The Outrageous Okona" (45:31)
"Loud As A Whisper" (45:24)
Special Features
Archival Features
  • Production (2002)
2
"The Schizoid Man" (45:29)
"Unnatural Selection" (45:14)
"A Matter Of Honor" (45:28)
"The Measure Of A Man" (45:34)
Special Features
3
"The Dauphin" (45:30)
"Contagion" (45:32)
"The Royale" (45:29)
"Time Squared" (45:30)
"The Icarus Factor" (45:30)
Special Features
Archival Features
  • Inside Starfleet Archives (2002)
  • Selected Crew Analysis (2002)
4
"Pen Pals" (45:29)
"Q Who" (45:29)
"Samaritan Snare" (45:30)
"Up The Long Ladder" (45:26)
"Manhunt" (45:25)
Special Features
Archival Features
  • Memorable Missions (2002)
5
"The Emissary" (45:31)
"Peak Performance" (45:30)
"Shades of Gray" (45:29)
Special Features
Archival Features
  • Mission Overview (2002)
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