Shortly after the Enterprise saves a planet from an asteroid impact by exploding it, the ship experiences strange break-downs which are ultimately attributed to an impossible to detect timely metal parasite, which will destroy it unless eliminated, so Data suggests luring it to an asteroid. Deanna Troi counsels Worf to deal with his son Alexander's authority problems by drawing up a two-ways contract on paternal and filial rights and obligations, but is still practically terrified to hear her overbearing and impulsive mother, ambassador Lwaxana, announces her own arrival, soon meddling with the educational contract, and that of a planet's Third Minister Campio whom she decided to marry solely based on computerized profiles, but finds less compatible once he and his protocol master Erko arrive for the wedding... Written by
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In one of the final scenes, Picard and Data are heading to the Bridge in a Turbolift. Picard is only wearing 3 rank pips showing the rank of Commander. When he steps out of the lift he is again wearing his 4 pip Captain rank. See more
Now, if we're to be real friends, we've got to share only the truth.
Well, for one thing, it's easier. When you tell the truth, you never have to remember later what you lied about.
Star Trek: The Next Generation End Credits
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
and Alexander Courage See more