Not long after the Enterprise approaches an unknown buoy or satellite, Captain Picard falls unconscious on the bridge. He awakens in a village where he is married but also something of a village eccentric who thinks he is a spaceship captain by the name of Picard. His wife Eline tries to soothe him and his good friend Batai does not judge him. He lives a full life, has children and grows old. The planet he is on is dying however, suffering from a long and seemingly permanent drought. On board the Enterprise, the crew does its best to revive their unconscious captain but to no avail. Written by
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The Bridge and Picard's quarters are the only regular sets seen in this episode. Everything else is set on Kataan. See more
The administrator apparently comes to the settlement every month, yet he is surprised to see the tree that the people have been caring for for years. See more
Seize the time, Meribor. Live now. Make now always the most precious time. Now will never come again.
Star Trek: The Next Generation End Credits
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
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