Riker is gravely affected by a local's death on a covert mission on Telonus 4, where civil strife has created total mayhem and endangers Federation colonists. From then on, he has a frustrating series of conflicting sensations, unable to tell whether his mind is running wild aboard the Enterprise getting into a crazy character in a play, or undergoing reflexion therapy, a voluntary alternative to irreparable surgical synaptic reconstruction, in a Telosian mental ward... Written by
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Data tells Riker that he gave a very realistic performance of "multi-infarct dementia." But his character's behaviour has more in common with schizophrenia. See more
Doctor Beverly Crusher
We have one hour before curtain. How are you feeling?
Commander William T. Riker
I feel like an actor.
Star Trek: The Next Generation End Credits
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
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