Special Feature: TNG at 20

September 28th, 2007, was the 20th anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation. After nearly twenty years of absence from prime-time television, Gene Roddenberry's optimistic vision for humanity's future returned, igniting the imaginations and passions of fans around the world. Here at Showbits, we commemorated that historic premiere with a full week of essays, reflections, and analyses: