The Rewatch 94: When the Bough Breaks

Series: Star Trek The Next Generation
Episode: 1.17 When The Bough Breaks (02-15-88)
Rating: 4/5
Redshirt Status: 0/1

Notable Guest Stars:
Jerry Hardin – Radue. This is his first appearance, but he would appear in Star Trek for three more episodes (a two parter on TNG and a single episode on Voyager).
Brenda Strong – Rashella. She appeared on Twin Peaks.
Mackenzie Westmore – uncredited child (Rose). She appeared as Sheridan Crane on Passions. She is also the daughter of Michael Westmore, the make-up supervisor of the series.

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The Rewatch 93: Too Short a Season

Series: Star Trek The Next Generation
Episode: 1.16 Too Short a Season (02-08-88)
Rating: 4/5
Redshirt Status: 0/1

Notable Guest Stars:
Clayton Rohner – Mark Jameson. He has had a varied career, starting off staring in several horror movies although he is known for his role in the 1985 film Just One of the Guys. He most recently was involved in the TV series Ozark, which I have been told I need to watch.
Marsha Hunt – Anne Jameson. Her career was disrupted by the HUAC investigations (Also known as McCarthyism) into alleged communism. It was an unfortunate part of American history.
Michael Pataki – Karnas. You might remember him as a certain Klingon who called the Enterprise a garbage scow and lived to regret it.

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The Rewatch 92: 11001001

Series: Star Trek The Next Generation
Episode: 1.15 11001001 (02-1-88)
Rating: 4/5
Redshirt Status: 0/1

Notable Guest Stars:
Carolyn McCormick – Minuet. She is known for her role on Law & Order as Dr. Elizabeth Olivet
Gene Dynarski – Orfil Quinteros. He was involved with Close Encounters of the Third Kind playing the role of Joseph Stalin. He also appeared in the Star Trek first season episode Mudd’s Women. He also appeared in The Mark of Gideon.
Jack Sheldon – Piano Player

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The Rewatch 89: The Big Goodbye

Series: Star Trek (The Animated Series)
Episode: 1.11 The Big Goodbye (01-11-88)
Rating: 4/5
Redshirt Status: 0/1

Notable Guest Stars:
Lawrence Tierney – Cyrus Redblock. He was known for playing mobsters. He was also featured in Reservoir Dogs (1992). He would return to play a character in DS9
Harvy Jason – Felix Leech. Featured in Jurassic Park 2: Lost World.
William Boyett – Dan Bell. Appeared in the 1960s TV series Adam-12
Dick Miller – Vender. Popular character actor.
Gary Armagnac – Lt McNary . He is more known for his theater work then his television work, but he has won several awards and worked as a Director of Education for a Shakespeare festival in Utah.
Guy Vardaman – He would become a regular background actor, stand-in and body double on the show. In this episode he plays a background citizen of San Francisco.

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The Rewatch 88: Haven

Series: Star Trek (The Animated Series)
Episode: 1.10 Haven (11-30-87)
Rating: 4/5
Redshirt Status: 0/1

Notable Guest Stars:
Majel Barrett – Lwaxana Troi. Majel Barrett was Christine Chapel and the original Number One on the original series. She would appear as part of the franchise till her death.
Robert Knepper – Wyatt Miller. He is most known for his role on the series Prison Break.
Nan Martin – Victoria Miller
Robert Ellenstien – Steven Miller. He appeared previously as the President of the Federation (maybe a Miller ancestor?)
Carel Struycken – Mr. Homn He would also be a reoccurring character on Star Trek. Also Lurch 2.0
Anna Katarina – Valenda Innis
Raye Birk: Wrenn. He is known from his role as Walt on Cheers
Armin Shimermann– The box. This was his first star Trek role, although it aired after The Last Outpost.

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