7 minutes of super-creepy Star Trek: TNG test footage

It's not as funny as that Star Trek: The Next Generation blooper reel from a few weeks ago, but what this recently unearthed costume and make-up test footage lacks in humor in more than makes up for in creepiness, especially via its bizarre musical accompaniment. I don't want to spoil it for you, but in case you aren't mentally prepared to sit through seven minutes of TNG cast members standing silently in front of a camera while occasionally turning their heads, here are some of the highlights:

• Data/Brent Spiner in a variety of make-up and contacts
• Geordi/LeVar Burton with an absolutely insane hairstyle and mustache
• Geordi/LeVar Burton with an absolutely awesome yellow-and-green sweater
• Wesley/Wil Wheaton giving his best budding serial killer expression
• Picard/Patrick Stewart making generous love to the camera with his eyes
• A bevy of old men touching Riker/Jonathan Frakes' hair

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That's not LeVar Burton with the insane hairstyle and mustache, unless he had gained weight and changed his head shape and bone structure when he cut his hair, shaved and put on the awesome sweater for the later screen test. (Though I kinda wish that was... would have been a funny "Season 1" Geordi like the beardless Riker and crazy hair/outfit Troi)