Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 3, Episode 11

The Hunted (6 Jan. 1990)

TV Episode  |   |  Action, Adventure, Mystery
7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 902 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 7 critic

Investigating a planet applying for membership into the Federation, the crew of the Enterprise finds a group of inhabitants who used to be soldiers, but now fight for their very existence.

Director:

Writers:

(created by),
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

WATCH NOW
ON TV
ON DISC
ALL

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 52 titles
created 21 Sep 2011
 
a list of 866 titles
created 10 Jan 2012
 
a list of 1256 titles
created 08 Oct 2012
 
a list of 26 titles
created 09 Oct 2013
 
a list of 1008 titles
created 31 Dec 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "The Hunted" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Hunted (06 Jan 1990)

The Hunted (06 Jan 1990) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
« Previous Episode | 58 of 176 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Zayner
Andrew Bicknell ...
Wagnor
Edit

Storyline

The Enterprise arrives at planet Angosha III, which wants to join the Federation. While their PM Naydor stresses pacifism and intellectualism, prisoner Roga Danar's escape from a maximal security facility is reported; the Enterprise undertakes to capture his cargo vessel, but it eludes the starship at an asteroid; after more tricks, the prisoner is beamed aboard and stunned with great difficulty. Danar has no life signs, his record is military. It is found he was in a program to turn unknowing Angoshan volunteer army recruits into perfect soldiers, by chemical and mind programming. He means it when he says he would rather die then return as prisoner, proves a master at escape and then surprises again... Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Language:

Release Date:

6 January 1990 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This takes place in 2366. See more »

Goofs

During the episode's climax, Danar shoots at the wall past the prime minister. In a subsequent shot, the scorch mark caused by the shot vanishes. See more »

Quotes

[Deanna is talking to Danar in the holding cell]
Counselor Deanna Troi: I want to help, if I can.
Roga Danar: [sarcastic] Unlock the door.
See more »

Connections

Edited into Star Trek: The Next Generation: Bloodlines (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Star Trek: The Next Generation Main Title
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith and Alexander Courage
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Its parallel to today is obvious and compelling.
16 November 2014 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

The Angosians are applying for membership in the Federation and so the Enterprise is approaching their planet. However, an escaped prisoner escapes and the Enterprise is asked to help capture him. The guy turns out to be EXTREMELY tricky and it's obvious he's not just some ordinary being. When captured by the Enterprise, they soon learn that he's undergone a lot of bio- engineering in order to make him the perfect soldier. Interestingly, they soon learn that the man hadn't actually committed crimes but was a soldier who has deliberately been made into this dangerous being. And, instead of trying to deprogram the man, the Angosians simply have banished him and their other soldiers to a penal colony!

Like many episodes of "Star Trek", this one is obviously intended as a parallel to today. It's obvious that it's intended as a lesson about PTSD and society's need to fix these broken warriors. It does have a great point to make and is very effective overall. One of the better season two episodes.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why didnt Miles O'Brien ever work in Engineering on The Enterprise? Matthew7819
Descent Part 1 ryhoyarbie
Pre warp/pre industrial? ryhoyarbie
The worst episode of The Next Generation is .......... marmac2768
Timeless miausquirrel
If The Enterprise-D or E got stranded in the Delta Quadrant? Matthew7819
Discuss The Hunted (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?