Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 7, Episode 7

Dark Page (30 Oct. 1993)

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While establishing diplomatic relations with an alien race called the Cairn, Deanna's mother experiences a mental breakdown and falls into a coma, and it seems like Deanna is the only one who is able to help her, even if her mother doesn't want it. Written by Moviedude1

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The only time in the show where Lwaxana appears without Mr Homn. Carel Struycken was expected to appear, but he was unavailable. See more »

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In many scenes, Troi is shown with three full pips on her collar, yet she does not get the full promotion to Commander until several episodes in the future. See more »

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Captain Jean-Luc Picard: Captain's log, stardate 47254.1 - A delegation of the Cairn have just come on board. This telepathic species has no concept of spoken language and is being instructed in its use by... an old friend.
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A Sad Poignant Episode
9 October 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The final season of this series seems beset with the implications of telepathy and personal angst. The characters begin to reveal their inner selves more than at any other time. In this one Lwaxana Troi comes on board with representatives of a race, the Cairn, who communicate only through telepathy. Using technology, they are learning to speak, but it is a hard road to travel. From the beginning Mrs. Troi seems ill. She does her usual annoying judgmental stuff with Deanna (not being married and not getting any younger). She is subject to mood swings and anger. On board is a little Cairn girl played by Kirsten Dunst. She is a free spirit and embraced by the crew. One day, they are in a garden when this little girl falls into a pond. She jumps right out but Lwaxana collapses and the rest of the episode has to do with getting into her comatose subconscious. There is something there that is being repressed. The Cairn leader, who is attracted to Deanna and the father of the little girl, is used to send Deanna into Lwaxana's deep dream world. There is some sort of secret that must be rooted out. This is a really provocative episode, well acted and satisfying in its scope.


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