A hero dress uniform worn by Patrick Stewart in his leading role as Captain Jean-Luc Picard during Season 1 or 2 of Paramount’s hit TV show, ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’.
This original custom-made burgundy and black Spandex Starfleet duty uniform features burgundy pipping on the neck, shoulder and ankle cuffs and includes four brass rank pips, indicating the rank of Captain. The outfit includes split cuffs with integrated elastic stirrups, a left hip diagonal pocket and hidden front closure zipper that opens to the waist.
The costume retains the internal Paramount bias label, handwritten as follows: “2 Patrick 022”. It comes with an iconic replica comm badge made from cast resin and painted gold and silver, which is affixed to the chest with velcro. With only minor signs of wear, this signature costume remains in production-used fine condition and is highly collectable.
Star Trek: The Next Generation was created by legendary producer, Gene Roddenberry, twenty-one years after his original cult Star Trek series first aired in 1966. The action takes place in the year 2634, 100 years after the start of the five-year mission depicted in the original show. It featured an entirely new cast led by Patrick Stewart (X-Men) and ran for a total of 178 episodes between September 28th, 1987 and May 23rd, 1994.
When the series, affectionately know as TNG, premiered, it did so to 27 million viewers with a two-hour pilot entitled, “Encounter at Farpoint”.
Patrick Stewart in his coveted role as Jean Luc Picard, Captain of the Entreprise, became one of the most beloved actors on syndicated television and receives volumes of fan-mail for his pitch-perfect performance right up to the present day!
Star Trek: The Next Generation, which had a massive fan following, was acclaimed for its writing and acting. It became the first and only syndicated TV series to be nominated for an Emmy Award for Best Dramatic Series during its seventh season. During its lifetime, the show won a number of accolades, including 18 Emmy Awards, two Hugo Awards, five Saturn Awards and a Peabody Award.
This signature costume worn by the lead character in one of the most celebrated and successful science fiction shows of all time is part of television history. Patrick Stewart remarks: “It came to the point where I had no idea where Picard began and I ended. We completely overlapped.”