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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47-reference: Riker is imprisoned in Ward 47. See more
Obvious matte work when the different layers of reality break apart. See more
Doctor Beverly Crusher
We have one hour before curtain. How are you feeling?
Commander William T. Riker
I feel like an actor.