A distortion field surrounds a planet, giving one chance every eight years to visit the surface. Riker once had a mission there and their equipment was deserted in an effort to flee from the planet before the distortion returned. Having returned to the planet, he runs into another version of himself...marooned there eight years previous. Written by
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Nichelle Nichols (Uhura from TOS) visited the production when Dr. Mae Jemison (Palmer) was filming her scenes. See more
Data has a long discussion with Worf about why someone may be upset about having a duplicate of themselves around. Data, by this time, has experienced that with is identical brother Lore and has had his own opinions on how uneasy it is before. See more
Commander William T. Riker
You know, I've been thinking we should probably let Dad know what happened.
Lt. Thomas Riker
I'm sure he'd be thrilled to know there're two of us now.
Star Trek: The Next Generation End Credits
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
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