At the closing reception of a biennial trade conference, for the first time attended by the Ferengi race, Counselor Deanna Troi's mother, a full-blood Betazoi, scorns the advances of a Ferengi. When mother, daughter and Commander William T. Riker take shore-leave during a routine mapping voyage, he seizes his chance to kidnap them, and is found to have a practical motive beyond sexual attraction. Meanwhile young Wesley Crusher passes his tests for promotion to field ensign, but only then realizes he's rather likely to be assigned to another starship for further training... Written by
Did You Know?
The Ferengi torture chair seen in this episode was a dental chair. See more
When Lwaxana Troi beams out she is sitting on the Ferengi captain's lap, but when she materializes on Enterprise's bridge she is standing. See more
Why continue to search for perfection, once you have found it?
Star Trek: The Next Generation End Credits
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
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