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Star Trek: The Next Generation

Season 4 1990 - 1991

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  • 1990-09-25T01:00:00Z on Syndication
  • 45 mins
  • 19 hours, 30 mins (26 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Mystery
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As Riker tries to save the Enterprise and the Earth from a powerful alien race, Captain Picard's life hangs in the balance. The crew faces their own demons and must overcome their own obstacles to continue their mission. This leads Data to return to his creator to better understand emotions. Worf must accept his Klingon heritage and face his former family. A power struggle threatens the Federation as the Romulans try to make peace with their universe and the Klingons deal with a potential successor to their empire. Political relations are strained within the Enterprise as a rogue ship attacks former enemies of the Federation, ultimately leading up to a civil war where one member of the Enterprise must decide where his loyalty lies.


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26 episodes

4x01 The Best of Both Worlds (2)

  • Season Premiere

    1990-09-25T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Riker must pull out all the stops in order to save Earth from a Borg invasion being lead by none other than Locutus - otherwise known as Captain Jean-Luc Picard.

4x02 Family

  • 1990-10-02T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Picard meets with his older brother in France, and contemplates resigning his Starfleet commission after his ordeal with the Borg. Worf's adoptive parents spend time with their son on the Enterprise, and succeed in embarrassing him in front of his crewmates.

4x03 Brothers

  • 1990-10-09T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

While escorting a seriously ill boy to the closest Federation Starbase for treatment, Data mysteriously takes control of the Enterprise and takes it to a distant planet. He learns that his creator has summoned him for an important meeting that could change his life. However, Dr. Soong unknowingly summoned Data's twin brother Lore, into the bargain.

4x04 Suddenly Human

  • 1990-10-16T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

A custody battle between Picard and a child's adoptive father arises when a boy showing evidence of abuse is discovered.

4x05 Remember Me

  • 1990-10-23T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Dr. Crusher begins to question her sanity when members of the crew start disappearing one by one, and all evidence of their existence is erased.

4x06 Legacy

  • 1990-10-30T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

The Enterprise is caught in the middle of a civil war when they encounter Tasha Yar's long-lost younger sister, Ishara.

4x07 Reunion

  • 1990-11-06T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Picard is asked to choose between two candidates to succeed the current Chancellor of the Klingon High Council as the new ruler of the Empire. Worf is disturbed by unexpected news when he is paid a visit by his former lover.

4x08 Future Imperfect

  • 1990-11-13T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Riker awakens one morning to discover he is suddenly 16 years in the future as the captain of the Enterprise, and negotiating a peace treaty with the Romulans with no recollection of how he arrived at that point in time, or of any recent events.

4x09 Final Mission

  • 1990-11-20T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Wesley must keep Captain Picard alive on the eve of his entrance exam to Starfleet Academy when their shuttle crashes on a barren moon.

4x10 The Loss

  • 1990-12-02T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Troi loses her empathic abilities when the Enterprise is caught in the gravitational pull of a black hole.

4x11 Data's Day

  • 1991-01-08T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

A Vulcan Ambassador being escorted by the Enterprise starts exhibiting suspicious behavior. Miles O'Brien marries his fiancée, Keiko Ishikawa in Ten-Forward.

4x12 The Wounded

  • 1991-01-29T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

When the Cardassians start re-arming themselves, a Federation Captain takes it upon himself to remove a potential threat before it escalated. Now, Picard must fight for the Cardassians and stop the renegade from slaughtering innocents.

4x13 Devil's Due

  • 1991-02-05T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

The crew of the Enterprise must defend the planet Ventax from a mythological Devil who re-appears when a 1000 year long era of peace comes to an end.

4x14 Clues

  • 1991-02-12T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Picard orders a secret investigation when the crew suspects Data of lying about the discovery of a wormhole.

4x15 First Contact

  • 1991-02-19T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Riker is abducted by a xenophobic race of aliens during a first contact mission. They believe the Enterprise is a scout for an invasion.

4x16 Galaxy's Child

  • 1991-03-12T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Geordi must work with the real Leah Brahms when she arrives on the Enterprise when a space-borne alien life form thinks the ship is its mother. Tensions rise when she learns that Geordi created a holographic version of her several months before in order to save the ship from danger.

4x17 Night Terrors

  • 1991-03-19T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Troi faces a recurring nightmare when the Enterprise is caught in a rift in space. Soon, the crew begins to slip into insanity through dream deprivation.

4x18 Identity Crisis

  • 1991-03-26T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

Geordi and a former crew mate begin evolving into bizarre creatures when they return to a planet both of them were on during an Away Mission five years earlier.

4x19 The Nth Degree

  • 1991-04-02T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

An alien probe transforms Barclay from a shy, awkward character into an arrogant super-genius who is able to interface with the Enterprise's computer through the holodeck.

4x20 Qpid

  • 1991-04-23T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Q places Vash and the senior Enterprise crew in a recreation of Robin Hood and his merry men.

4x21 The Drumhead

  • 1991-04-30T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Picard is accused of treason when an explosion aboard the Enterprise is investigated by a ruthless and paranoid Starfleet Admiral.

4x22 Half a Life

  • 1991-05-07T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Lwaxana Troi falls in love with a man who must return home to commit suicide, as is customary for their race when they reach a certain age.

4x23 The Host

  • 1991-05-14T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Dr. Crusher falls in love with a Trill Ambassador, until she discovers the Trill's symbiotic relationship.

4x24 The Mind's Eye

  • 1991-05-28T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

While en route to Risa for shore leave, Geordi is abducted by the Romulans and brainwashed into becoming an assassin.

4x25 In Theory

  • 1991-06-04T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Data experiences the complexities of love when a fellow crewmate becomes attracted to him.

4x26 Redemption (1)

  • 1991-06-18T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Worf must choose between his people and the Federation when a civil war threatens to destroy the Klingon Empire.

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