While en route back to the Enterprise, the shuttle craft carrying Counselor Troi loses power and gets caught in a planet's gravity well, where, with the pilot severely injured, she encounters the real reason why she's stranded on the planet: a large pool of oil, able to assume many forms and capable of great power, and sentient, but very evil in nature. Written by
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The sludge Riker was pulled into was made of Metamucil and printer ink. See more
When Armus re-emerges from his pool for the first time, the slime can be seen bubbling right at the area where the mouth would be. (This is because the actor in the costume had to spit out the goo in order to breathe after coming to the surface.) See more
The object here is not to engage the creature in battle. The goal is the safe return of Counselor Troi and Lieutenant Prieto. I can best accomplish this at the tactical station.
[Worf's first decision as Security Chief
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Star Trek: The Next Generation End Credits
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