Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 6, Episode 6

True Q (24 Oct. 1992)

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When an honor student in the medical field is assigned to the Enterprise in an internship manner, she begins to demonstrate powers of the Q, prompting you-know-who to show up.

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As a result of her academic achievement, a young intern by the name of Amanda Rogers joins the Enterprise. Unknown to anyone however is that she has telekinetic powers and the ability to create project just by thinking about it. When the warp core's containment field fails, Amanda is able to contain it and return the reaction chamber to normal. Much to Captain Picard's and the rest of the crew's dismay, Q suddenly appears. It was Q who set off the engine fault to test her powers and confirm what he thought - that she is a Q. He's quite adamant that Amanda be trained in how to use her powers after which she would join the continuum. She refuses to go with him but as he teaches her to use her powers, she decides to use them to spend some time with Commander Riker with she has become enamored. Picard obtains important information about the death of her parents but Q offers her a choice: to join the continuum or to live among humans and never use her powers. Written by garykmcd

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The premise for this episode came from a script written and submitted by Matthew Corey, who was 17 years old at the time. See more »

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Obvious stunt double for Q when Amanda hurls him across the room. See more »

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Q: [of Riker] You're attracted to him!
Amanda Rogers: I am not.
Q: I think you are. How repulsive! How do you stand that hair all over his face?
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It's Q....though he's not quite as much fun this time.
27 November 2014 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

Amanda Rogers--Olivia d'Abo Aside from the two-part episode that began "Star Trek: The Next Generation" ("Encounter at Farpoint"), I really enjoyed the shows that featured Q. Although I never understood why Picard hated him so much, he was often very helpful to the crew and the shows were pretty fun. I would consider "True Q" to be among the least of these episodes--worth seeing but less fun than usual.

The show begins with a bright young lady, Amanda Rogers (Olivia d'Abo) coming aboard the ship and working with the Doctor. It seems that she's some sort of prodigy and the Doctor is teaching her. However, in the middle of this, Q unexpectedly arrives and announces that Amanda is NOT a human but actually a member of the Continuum. And, because of this, he's ready to take her back to be with her people. While this means a lot of power...it also is not an easy choice for Amanda. Interestingly, the Captain doesn't argue with Q but gives him full access to the ship...which he would have taken anyway.

The biggest problem is the Q is just too restrained in this one and the show is much more serious in tone. Not bad, but a tad disappointing.


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