Earl Grey 67: 500 Lt. Commanders Can't Be Wrong / by Darren Moser

TNG Ranks & Promotions. 

Star Trek has created a universe where Starfleet personnel have recognizable ranks and positions. The Next Generation promoted several characters and moved others to various ship positions, while at the same time left certain officers in the same rank through all seven seasons and four feature films. Darren, Daniel, and Phillip examine the career paths of the TNG crew, how the Starfleet promotion system on the Enterprise fits into the greater canon of the 22nd, 23rd, and 24th centuries, and discover a surprising conspiracy concerning those with full commander rank.

Running Time: 59 Minutes 15 Seconds


Daniel Proulx, Phillip Gilfus, & Darren Moser

Editor / Producer

Darren Moser

Production Manager

Richard Marquez

Content Coordinator

Will Nguyen


Geordi La Forge (00:04:00)
The Red/Gold Shift (00:12:18)
Worf (00:21:50)
The Commander Paradox (00:27:00)
Troi (00:38:15)
O'Brien (00:44:17)
Data (00:50:57)
Closing (00:52:51)

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