Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 5, Episode 12

Violations (1 Feb. 1992)

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Transporting three Ullian mind-probing historians, the Enterprise crew is stymied when some of its members fall into a coma. Deanna Troi, the first crew member to come through it, cannot recall anything surrounding the incident.

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On a mapping journey the Enterprise hosts a party of Ullian 'mind historians', specialists who telepathically retrieve people's long-forgotten memories from many races. Keiko O'Brien and Dr. Crusher enjoy resuscitating pleasant memories, but the Ullian leader Tarmin's frustratingly overbore son Jev abuses his abilities on non-volunteers, against their code, and enters their thus nightmare-altered memories as a key character, leaving Troi and Riker in an apparently unprovoked coma which only resembles the rare neurosis irizine, without the associated histamine level change. Then it happens to Crusher the bad way, but Troi wakes up after three days, alas with a total black-out. After eliminating any other imaginable cause, Picard has to suspect the Ullians, Troi accepts a memory probe by Jev, who makes her believe it's Tarmin's doing, but Geordi and Data do some research... Written by KGF Vissers

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The first episode produced following Gene Roddenberry's death. See more »

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Doctor Crusher refers to the thalamus as "the part of the cerebral cortex involved in memory function." However the thalamus is not part of the cerebral cortex, and is not considered all that vital to most memory processes. See more »

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Commander William T. Riker: I just thought... it might help to hear a friendly voice - even if you don't know you're hearing it.
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The Episode is Bloody Awful!
8 June 2013 | by (calgary (u. of c.) & california (stanford)) – See all my reviews

Agreeing with the previous reviewer who gave this episode 1 out of 10, "Violations" was a violation of all that Star Trek stands for. Perhaps the writers thought they could compete with Hitchcock (they can't), but with no dramatic resolutions to the story, the episode even "violates" the basic genre of English writing. There is no sense of what happens to the mind rapist after he has been found out. Then there is the pathetic description in this script of a weak and enabling Captain Picard who can't even make a basic decision to do anything at all about the obvious. No accountability is described, no dramatic resolution, no responsibility,and not even some basic skill among the crew as this psychopath marauder goes about his "rapes." Succinctly put, the episode is sick and the writers incompetent.


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