Second officer Lt. Commander Data accepted to speak a complete record of a day in his functioning for the benefit of scientific android engineer Commander Maddox and concludes his programming must be improved concerning interaction with human emotions, most puzzling given human practices such as irony. Chief Miles O'Brien's human wedding is amply confusing, even for Worf, bride Keiko Ishikawa's gibbers even more illogical. Learning dances and which is appropriate from Dr. Crusher prove easy. Conan Doyle's logic of elimination Data soon masters, in time to solve a mysterious accident during negotiations with a Romulan admiral... Written by
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The marriage of O'Brien to Keiko was a result of the desire by writers to portray a shipboard wedding on the series. Producers wanted such a wedding to involve an established character, and even toyed with the idea of Picard becoming permanently married in the episode. It was instead decided for the marriage to include a less peripheral character, with O'Brien seen as filling such a role. Keiko was created for the episode, and was originally developed as Wesley's replacement in the Conn position. See more
Lt. Commander Data
Second Officer's personal log, stardate 44390.1 - Record entry for transmission to Commander Bruce Maddox, Cybernetics Division, Daystrom Institute. Dear Commander Maddox. In reference to your most recent letter, I agree that your study lacks sufficient primary source information on my programming and operation. Therefore, in response to your request, this correspondence will include a complete record of my activities during a normal day, with particular emphasis on my perceptions ...
Star Trek: The Next Generation End Credits
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
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