When it comes to science fiction show, there’s no bigger name than Star Trek. Star Trek: The Next Generation aired from 1987 to 1994 and still has a captive and loyal fanbase. If you want to catch up and watch Star Trek: The Next Generation online, the good news is that it’s streaming, meaning you can catch up and figure out why the series is such a fan favorite.
This series, which ran for 7 seasons and 178 episodes, was the first to gain a nomination at the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series while in syndication. Owned by Paramount, the show — which starred talents like Patrick Stewart, LeVar Burton, and Wil Wheaton — gained a bunch of awards while on air, including 19 Emmys.
Here’s how to watch Star Trek: The Next Generation streaming online:
How to Watch Star Trek: The Next Generation Online & Stream the Complete Series
In the United States, all seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation are available on both Amazon Prime Video and Hulu. Here’s how to watch via either service:
If you have Prime, or if you want to sign up for a free 30-day trial of Prime, you can watch every season of Star Trek: The Next Generation on your computer right here, or you can watch on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the Amazon Video app.
When signing up for Hulu, there are a couple of different options, both of which will get you access to every episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Hulu With Live TV: If you want to go from watching Hulu’s on-demand library to watching live TV without changing the app, you can sign up for “Hulu with Live TV”. This option gives you access to Hulu’s extensive on-demand library, as well as a bundle of 50-plus live TV channels. It costs $39.99 per month for the plan that includes limited commercials with the on-demand content or $43.99 per month for the plan that includes no commercials with the on-demand content.
Once signed up for either option, you can watch The Next Generation episodes on your computer via the Hulu website, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the Hulu app.
WARNING: Spoilers ahead
How Many Star Trek: The Next Generation Seasons Are There?
There are 7 seasons of the show, with each season containing between 22 and 26 episodes. Here’s a breakdown of what happened in each season.
Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 1
26 Episodes | September 1987 – May 1988
Season one started out with a two-hour special, which was later turned into two stand-alone episodes — and the series finale took on a similar format. The main focus at first was the maiden voyage of the …read more