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
Did You Know?
George Murdock whom plays Admiral Hanson in this episode played God in "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier". See more
During the poker hand, Wesley makes a final bet with 3 queens showing. Lt. Cmdr. Shelby calls the bet with only 2 pairs. The only way she could win would be if Riker bluffed and Wesley folded, which she couldn't possibly have known. See more
Commander William T. Riker
[in command of the Enterprise
Make it so.
References Doctor Who: The Daleks
Star Trek: The Next Generation Main Title
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
and Alexander Courage See more