The Enterprise goes to planet Belena 3 to assist in testing the new propulsion method soliton waves. Lieutenant Worf is visited by his mother Helena and young son Alexander Rozhenko, who intends to stay with him. He soon finds the burdens of paternal duties cumbersome, especially as the frustrated schoolboy proves dishonorably mischievous. The experiment goes horribly wrong... Written by
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La Forge says seeing the soliton wave is "like being witnesses to Chuck Yeager
breaking the sound barrier, or Zefram Cochrane engaging the first warp drive". The latter would become part of the plot of Star Trek: First Contact
(1996). See more
When Worf brings Alexander to see Ms. Kyle, they walk into the room, talk with Ms. Kyle for a moment, and then they all sit down. At first, the wall behind Alexander's chair is solid, with a plant nearby. When the shot changes to a closeup of Alexander, there is suddenly a window with space outside and stars drifting by. See more
I apologize for being late Captain. I was detained in school.
Star Trek: The Next Generation End Credits
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
and Alexander Courage See more