In order to catch the malicious time-shifting aliens, Picard and some crew-members use their knowledge of their time-travel technique to follow Data and the still unexperienced Guinan on Earth in the 19th century, where author Dr. Samuel Clemens' persistent inquisitive suspicion is on to them. When the aliens' time-shift back is tested, Samuel Clemens is transported back aboard with the crew and starts pondering the advances made in five centuries of human and intergalactic progress, while Data is only retrieved after decapitation. In the past, the aliens try to put up a defense... Written by
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The doctor in the hospital makes a comment of there not being an earthquake in the area for 30 years. In fact, the 1906 earthquake of San Francisco, which destroyed 3/4 of the city, would strike 13 years later, making it one of the worst natural disasters in United States history. See more
Mr. Clemens pronounces Halley's Comet as "Hayley's Comet," a common mistake. See more
[London has asked Clemens to help him write his own life story
Young man, I have a maxim that I have always lived by: no one is more qualified to write your story than you are.
Star Trek: The Next Generation End Credits
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
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