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 ... See full summary »

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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 script went through several different versions of the telepathic rescue story before the final one. Possibilities included La Forge or Beverly as main characters, or Lwaxana rescuing Deanna. See more »

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When Picard is reviewing Lwaxana's journal and reveals that "there's a seven-year gap," the gap has barely begun to become evident on screen. As the dialog between Picard and Troi progresses, Picard continues to scroll through a list of deleted entries. I.e. he calculates the length of the gap well before he reaches the last deleted entry. 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 page from Lwaxana's past.
1 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

ST:TNG:159 - "Dark Page" (Stardate: 47254.1) - this is the 7th episode of the 7th and last season of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

This episode deals Lwaxana Troi coming onboard the Enterprise to act as interpretor to a new telepathic species, the Cairn, who has no concept of a spoken language. However, one of the delegate's little girl, Hedril (played by a very young Kirsten Dunst) makes Lwaxana very sad. Soon, she falls unconscious, having retreated into her mind. Troi tries to go into her mother's mind to find out what's happening - it has to do with her past and it all has everything to do with Hedril.

Definitely the saddest of the Lwaxana episodes, where she is usually very comedic, but it's nice to see this side of Lwaxana.

Trivia note: Worf mentions he does not like telepaths. We see the arboretum again too. We see Troi's father too. Data also refers to his dream analysis (from "Birthright" and "Phantasms"). Mr. Homn is also mentioned (though doesn't appear in this episode).


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