Helping Etria to deal with its volcanic core, cooling it down by phaser-beam, the Enterprise hosts its top geology doctors Pran Tainer and Juliana Tainer. She claims to have assisted Dr. Noonien Soong, as his secret wife, creating Data and his 'childhood' after which his memory was wiped. He has difficulties verifying her story and dealing with her 'maternal' emotions, actually not just for him, until an accident reveals her physiological secret -which he guessed already- and is faced with his designing dad's wishes. Written by
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Data says the line "his wishes are not necessarily *Paramount*," the studio that produces the show. See more
It has been well established in previous installments that there were no survivors of the crystalline entity other than Noonian Soong (who slipped away unknown), yet Dr. Tainer says she escaped with others on a shuttle craft. See more
Lt. Commander Data
[to Dr. Tainer
There is something I think you should know. My father told me... that he had only one great love in his life; and that he regretted never telling her how much he cared for her. I am certain he was referring to you.
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Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
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