Blu Ray News - Star Trek: TNG Arrives on Blu Ray

Just in time to celebrate its 25th anniversary, legendary sci-fi series Star Trek: The Next Generation flies onto Blu Ray. On the 1st of August 2012, Aussie Trekkers will have their chance to own first season on HD Blu Ray about a month after our American counterparts.On about the 3rd of August, we will be watching it for the second time.

A friendly reminder to all geeks out there that to prepare for this monumental release you should ensure to make July a non-stop housework and/or socialising month. By doing so your parents, friends, work colleagues or significant others will be more lenient to your minimum 1183.86 minutes (that's only if you watch it once... and you won't) spent watch the glorious HD adventures of Picard, Riker, Gordi, Data, Troi and the gang.

Follow on after the jump for more info, all of the technical specs and most importantly, the price.

Make it so!


"The enduringly popular sci-fi favourite STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION – THE FIRST SEASON makes its Blu-ray debut on 1st August from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2012, the beloved series continues to enthral fans with its exciting and socially relevant tales of space exploration in the 24th century.  

STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION – THE FIRST SEASON has been retransferred from original film elements to produce stunning high-definition images, including amazing visual effects that have been painstakingly recreated from the source material, creating before/after results that fans will love.  The six-disc Blu-ray set also features 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and a wealth of exclusive bonus material, such as archival footage, a gag reel, and an inside look at taking The Next Generation to the next level of high-definition.  Featuring the analysis of selected crew members and behind-the-scenes interviews, the new material also includes an in-depth look into The Origin of Star Trek: The Next Generation.  

Boasting one of the most endearing ensemble casts in television history, STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION took fans on the remarkable continuing voyages of the Starship Enterprise with Captain Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart), Commander William T. Riker (Jonathan Frakes), Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge (LeVar Burton), Counselor Deanna Troi (Marina Sirtis), Lt. Commander Data (Brent Spiner), Lieutenant Worf (Michael Dorn), Dr. Beverly Crusher (Gates McFadden) and Wesley Crusher (Wil Wheaton)."



Title Star Trek: The Next Generation (Season 1)
Discs 6 (Blu-Ray)
RRP $85.95
Rating TBC

Technical Specs:

Disc 1
Aspect Ratio: Full Frame
Audio: 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio    
Subtitles: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Japanese

Disc 2
Aspect Ratio: Full Frame
Audio: 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
Subtitles: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Japanese

Disc 3
Aspect Ratio: Full Frame
Audio: 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio    
Subtitles: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Japanese

Disc 4
Aspect Ratio: Full Frame
Audio: 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
Subtitles: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Japanese

Disc 5
Aspect Ratio: Full Frame
Audio: 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
Subtitles: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Japanese

Disc 6
Aspect Ratio: Full Frame
Audio: 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
Subtitles: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Japanese


Running Time
Disc 1 - 182.13
Disc 2 -  227.24
Disc 3 – 227.19
Disc 4 – 229.14
Disc 5 – 227.15
Disc 6 – 91.01

Special Features
Disc 1
Episodic Promos
Energized! Taking the Next Generation to the Next Level
Star Trek: The Next Generation Archives: The Launch

Disc 2
Episodic Promos

Disc 3 
Episodic Promos

Disc 4 
Episodic Promos

Disc 5 
Episodic Promos

Disc 6 
Episodic Promos
Stardate Revisited: The Origin of Star Trek: The Next Generation
Gag Reel
Archival Mission Logs – The Beginning; Selected Crew Analysis; The Making of a Legend; Memorable Missions

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