"Star Trek: The Next Generation" The Best of Both Worlds: Part 1 (TV Episode 1990) Poster


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The Outer Limits: Wolf 359 (1964) (TV Episode)
Star Trek story involving the "Battle of Wolf 359"
Doctor Who: The Daleks (1964) (TV Episode)
Locutus' famous line "Resistance is futile" is an homage to the Dalek telling the Doctor "Resistance is useless". Both are in reference to invading earth.
Star Trek: The Next Generation: We'll Always Have Paris (1988) (TV Episode)
the Freighter Lalo is mentioned
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Q Who (1989) (TV Episode)
The Enterprise's first encounter with the Borg at system J25 is mentioned a couple times.

Referenced in 

Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Best of Both Worlds: Part 2 (1990) (TV Episode)
Part 2 concludes where Part 1 left off.
Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Drumhead (1991) (TV Episode)
Admiral Satie asks Captain Picard if he's completely recovered from his experience with the Borg.
Star Trek: The Next Generation: I Borg (1992) (TV Episode)
referenced extensively
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Descent: Part 1 (1993) (TV Episode)
Picard says at one point "I am Locutus of Borg."
The Simpsons: Rosebud (1993) (TV Episode)
Mr. Burns says "Resistance is futile." The first use this catch phrase came in this episode.
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Parallels (1993) (TV Episode)
We see an alternate outcome of this conflict with the Borg
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Prophecy Girl (1997) (TV Episode)
One of the characters is referenced in the dialogue: "I'm sorry, calm may work for Locutus of the Borg here, but I'm freaked out, and I intend to stay that way." Locutus was introduced in the episodes "Best of both words" and "Best of both worlds, Part 2"
Star Trek: Voyager: Scorpion: Part 2 (1997) (TV Episode)
Janeway mentions the time when Picard became Locutus.
Family Guy: Stewie Kills Lois (2007) (TV Episode)
The cliffhanger ending where Lois returns to reveal Stewie as her attempted killer is an homage to the cliffhanger ending where Riker gives the order to fire on the Borg ship with Picard as Locutus aboard.

Featured in 

Star Trek: Beyond the Final Frontier (2007) (TV Movie)
Trek Nation (2010)
Clips of the two parter episode were shown and discussed.

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