Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 1, Episode 19

Heart of Glory (19 Mar. 1988)

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The Enterprise searches for answers as to why 3 Klingon warriors were the only survivors aboard a freighter just inside the neutral zone that was attacked by what seemed to be Ferengi ship.

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The Enterprise responds to a disturbance in the neutral zone with reports of a possible Romulan attack on a Talerian freighter. There is debris in the area and the freighter has obviously suffered some damage. On board, they find 3 Klingons with one of them seriously injured. The survivors are not very forthcoming about what happened on their ship nor how three Klingon warriors even ended up on a space freighter. After the injured Klingon dies, the remaining two try to recruit Worf to their cause by appealing to his Klingon heritage and pride. They tell him they were looking for a new world where they could be true Klingons and that the debris the Enterprise found was actually that of a Klingon battle cruiser they fought and destroyed. The Enterprise soon comes into contact with a second Klingon cruiser that wants the renegades arrested and turned over to them. Written by garykmcd

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Lt. Commander Data: I believe, sir, that was the first time outsiders have witnessed the Klingon death ritual.
Captain Jean-Luc Picard: I can understand them looking into the dying man's eyes. But the howling?
Lt. Commander Data: It was a warning.
Captain Jean-Luc Picard: To whom?
Lt. Commander Data: They are warning the dead, sir: "Beware, a Klingon warrior is about to arrive."
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Welcome back Klingons
11 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

ST:TNG:20 - "Heart Of Glory" (Stardate: 41503.7) - this is the first The Next Generation episode to deal with Worf's history and his Klingon heritage. It mentions how he came to be on the Enterprise - that of the Khitomer massacre which a child Worf was one of the survivors - he was rescued by a human who raised him along with his wife and son (his foster parents and brother will be seen in future episodes). This is also the episode that made use of Geordi's visor as a camera as he boards a ship full of Klingons - ironically it would be used by Klingons in Star Trek: Generations to view into the Enterprise. Also the peace of Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country is the key ingredient in this episode, since these Klingons say that the peace subverted their warrior instincts. And, the Romulans are mentioned here

  • is a foreshadowing for the 1st season closing episode "The Neutral


Zone". Trivia: a nice homage to Jerry Goldsmith's Klingon theme can be heard throughout the episode.


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