Re: 25 YEARS!
If I'm remembering correctly, it debuted here in Cincinnati on October 2, 1987 on WXIX-TV. The day before my sixteenth birthday.
I must've watched Encounter at Farpoint
at least three of four times that weekend. It was love at first sight.
"...the most elementary and valuable statement in science, the beginning of wisdom, is I do not know." - Lt. Commander Data, "Where Silence Has Lease"