The Enterprise travels to the planet Haven in the hope of providing the crew with some much deserved shore leave. On arrival however there is a message for Counselor Troi - her fiancé and his parents are waiting for them and would like to proceed with the wedding. Troi is genuinely shocked - as is Riker - but the engagement is genuine having been arranged by the parents when Troi and her intended, Wyatt Miller, were just children. Also waiting for her is her mother, Lwaxana Troi, a larger than life personality who dominates any room just by her presence. For Troi and Wyatt, there seems to be little time to get to know one another but there is another problem: she's not who he was expecting to see. Since early childhood, he has dreamed of a beautiful blond woman and just assumed it was Troi. When it turns out to be someone else, neither are sure what to do. Captain Picard soon has another situation to deal with however when a Tarellian vessel suddenly appears, obviously destined to ... Written by
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This the only episode in the series where Mr. Homn speaks. As he leaves the ship he thanks Picard for the drinks. See more
The orientation of the picture of stars in Wyatt's quarters. See more
Mrs. Troi, can I talk to you about something serious?
But I'm always serious, dear boy. Only my pleasant nature makes it appear otherwise.
Star Trek: The Next Generation End Credits
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
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