The Enterprise assists the planet Brial 4 which is threatened by its moon which falls onto the Western continent, reason unknown and impossible to shatter without even greater damage. The tractor beam proves too weak; then suddenly the dreaded Q appears aboard, naked, claiming to be stripped of his omnipotence too, thrown out of the Continuum and forced to chose a mortal life form: human. While Q makes a brilliant engineering suggestion and wrestles with the human condition, the calimarane, a species with a grudge against him, and next a deus ex machina appear... Written by
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After several unsuccessful attempts by director Les Landau
to film Q's nude scene without forcing the actor to actually be naked, a frustrated John de Lancie
finally asked anyone offended by nudity to leave, stripped down, and filmed the scene in one take. See more
When Riker orders Worf to call any other Federation ships for assistance, Worf mouth moves as if he says, "Aye, sir," but no sound is heard. See more
I think I just hurt my back. I'm feeling pain... I don't like it. What's the right thing to say, 'ow'?
Lt. Cmdr. Data
, Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge
OW! I can't straighten up!
Star Trek: The Next Generation End Credits
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
and Alexander Courage See more