Aboard a shuttlecraft and en route back to the Enterprise, Picard, LaForge, Data, and Troi find themselves trapped in a time trap of some sort, where the Enterprise is being taken over by Romulans, and the ship, itself, on a course of destruction. Written by
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This episode featured the second and final use of emergency transporter armbands in TNG (the first was in The Best of Both Worlds, Part II). They would be later used in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Visionary". See more
When questioned later about the first instance of the time anomaly, Troi says that her crewmates appeared to freeze for "four, maybe five seconds." They are actually frozen substantially longer than that -- just short of 20 seconds. See more
[Data has suggested the use of emergency transporter armbands as a protection from the frozen timeframe on the Enterprise
Geordi La Forge
Captain, I think this is gonna work. But... it's gonna take some time.
Captain Jean-Luc Picard
Well, Mister La Forge - it would seem that time is something that we have plenty of.
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Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
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