Admiral J. P. Hanson personally boarded the Enterprise to join the investigation of a destroyed Federation-colonized planet, suspecting the feared Borg. Before this is confirmed, he points out Commander William T. Riker has for the third time refused a command, preferring the Enterprise. Shortly after an enormous Borg ship is found, it engages in battle with the Enterprise, which draws it away. Novel tactics are conceived. Captain Jean-Luc Picard is ordered to come aboard for unprecedented discussions, and kidnapped when he refuses. He finds they tolerate no resistance, and intend to turn him into a Borg. Riker suddenly finds himself acting captain.... Written by
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This is the first time the Borg's famous catchphrase "Resistance is Futile" is heard. See more
When an away team beams onto the Borg Cubeto retrieve Capt. Picard they kill several Borg drones and then find Picard. When Worf tries to retrieve him he steps in between Borgs guards who don't move to stop him. Worf is stopped by a force field and knocked down and then stands up as the way team starts to beam out but the Borg guards are gone. See more
Captain Jean-Luc Picard, you lead the strongest ship of the Federation fleet. You speak for your people.
I have nothing to say to you; and I will resist you with my last ounce of strength.
Strength is irrelevant. Resistance is futile. We wish to improve ourselves. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own. Your culture will adapt to service ours.
Impossible. My culture is based on freedom and self-determination.
Freedom is irrelevant. Self-determination is ...
Star Trek: The Next Generation Main Title
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
and Alexander Courage See more