Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 6, Episode 23

Rightful Heir (15 May 1993)

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After being involved with dereliction of duty, Worf is placed on leave and given time to get his personal affairs in order. In the process of doing so, he summons forth Kahless, the ancient... See full summary »

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After being involved with dereliction of duty, Worf is placed on leave and given time to get his personal affairs in order. In the process of doing so, he summons forth Kahless, the ancient Klingon whom the legends claim will bring the Klingon empire together as one, even though the ancient leader splits the Empire into two. Written by Moviedude1

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Lieutenant Worf: It is true - Kahless has returned!
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A crisis of faith.
30 November 2014 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

Worf is obviously being bothered by something and his work aboard the Enterprise has suffered since returning from the prison planet where many Klingons are being held. So, Picard advises Worf to take a leave of absence and discover what is bothering him. Worf heads to a planet where the faithful await the return of their prophet, Kahless, who has been gone for 1500 years. Amazingly, Kahless appears to Worf...a living, breathing Kahless!! What's next?!

This episode really doesn't help Worf to answer his nagging doubts, though the idea is reasonably interesting. However, compared to other Klingon episodes, this one is a bit weak--with less gore, mayhem and nastiness than you'd normally expect.


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