The ship has a new chief medical officer, Dr. Katherine Pulaski, now that Beverley Crusher has been made head of Starfleet Medical. The Enterprise is on an emergency mission to collect plague samples for analysis but Counselor Troi unexpectedly finds herself pregnant. She also finds her pregnancy advancing very quickly with conception to birth expected to take no more than 48 hours. Once born the child, whom Troi names Ian Andrew after her father, grows at a rapid rate proceeding through childhood in a matter of hours. Meanwhile Guinan, who tends the bar in Ten Forward, a crew lounge, gives Wesley Crusher some advice. Written by
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The holographic image of the containment module Geordi calls up that is projected from Picard's table is the last time we see such 3D imagery used during conferences and meetings to display information. This method was used in the first season to show information on planets, ships, and star systems, but for the rest of the show's run, the 2D displays embedded in the walls of the observation lounge are used for this purpose. See more
When Ian's body reverts to a glowing life force entity and enters Deanna's hands she is cupping her hands side by side. When the camera angle changes she has her left hand cupped in her right hand. See more
For a dish of Dovlarian soufflé?
No, not for the soufflé. I meant... for the rest.
't's why I'm here.
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Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
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