When choosing a comedian in order to study humor, the name on the comm panel of the comic that Data chooses is Ronald B Moore, visual effects artist. According to Mission Log Podcast many mistake that it reads Ronald D Moore, who in real life was to join writing team of Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) the next year.
There is a scene when the alien ship locked lasers on the Enterprise and Picard comments that lasers wouldn't penetrate the navigational deflectors. When this episode originally aired, the scene went slightly differently. Picard asks if the lasers could penetrate the shields and Worf responds that the lasers wouldn't penetrate the navigational deflectors. The scene has since been changed to how it is now.