25 facts about Star Trek: The Next Generation you might not know

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Jul 4, 2015, 5:33 PM EDT

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the day Star Trek: The Next Generation's pilot, Encounter at Farpoint, premiered. That's 25 years since Picard stared out into the great and infinite vastness of space and said, "Let's see what's out there." To celebrate, here are 25 things you might not know about the seminal series.

We know there are an awful lot of you Next Gen fanatics out there, but let's see how many of these facts were ones you didn't already know.