During a mission to repair a probe which crashed on a planet with a Renaissance culture, an explosion damages Data bad enough to cause amnesia. He is taken in by villager Garvin and his arrogant wife, a teacher who puts him in her class. Before she's convinced of Data's scientific superiority by experiments, the nuclear material he carried has caused radiation sickness. Meanwhile Deanna decides to take her bridge officer exams, supervised by Riker, but keeps failing the engineering emergency test- or is it really something else? Written by
Did You Know?
The Barkonian moon reflected in the window (when Data looks outside) is Earth's moon rotated 90 degrees counterclockwise. See more
In the anvil scene, the smith is holding a long thin blade in his tongs which he works on. In the next cut - at the moment when the anvil breaks down - the blade has suddenly disappeared. See more
[Troi has passed the bridge officer's test, having had to resort to a drastic command decision
Counselor Deanna Troi
I knew that was part of being in command, and I thought I'd prepared for it. But when the moment came, I hesitated. Maybe you were right, maybe I'm not cut out for this.
Commander William T. Riker
You did exactly what you had to do. You considered all your options, you tried every alternative and then you made the hard choice. Come on. Let's get out of here, Commander.
Star Trek: The Next Generation End Credits
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
and Alexander Courage See more