Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 3, Episode 15

Yesterday's Enterprise (17 Feb. 1990)

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The Enterprise C enters the Enterprise D's time and space continuum, where they find Picard and crew in a constant state of war with the Klingons, and only Guinan knows it.

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The Enterprise is observing a celestial anomaly, something akin to a wormhole when a starship appears having traveled through it. To everyone's surprise, the ship is an earlier version of the Enterprise, the Enterprise-C commanded by Captain Rachel Garrett. The instant the Enterprise-C arrives however, history is changed. Captain Picard and his Enterprise are battle weary with the Federation having been at war with the Klingon Empire for 20 years. Lt. Tasha Yar is alive with Lt. Worf nowhere to be found. Guinan knows something is wrong and Picard realizes that the Enterprise-C must return to its own time and place if their time line is to be restored. Written by garykmcd

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The ambient noise level aboard the ship was increased in the alternate time-line. Consoles and displays were made more audible, the warp engines made a dull roar sound, intra-ship communication announcements increased, the doors made a "swoosh" sound reminiscent of the sound effect used in the original Star Trek (1966) series. Set lighting was also significantly changed and darkened. See more »

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Captain Picard is stunned to hear that children should be on the Enterprise. But Wesley is still part of the crew in the alternate time line, although he was only on the Enterprise as a family member to begin with. Then again, it is possible that because of wartime, he may have had a quicker Academy education and been officially transfered onto the Enterprise as a junior officer. See more »

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[Tasha Yar has requested to be transferred to the Enterprise-C]
Capt. Picard: The Enterprise-C will be destroyed.
Natasha Yar: But Captain, at least, with someone at Tactical, they will have a chance to defend themselves well. It may be a matter of seconds or minutes, but those could be the minutes that change history. Guinan says I died a senseless death in the other timeline. I didn't like the sound of that, Captain. I've always known the risks that come with a Starfleet uniform. If I'm to die in one... I'd like my ...
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Excellent Use of the Concept of Rips in Time
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This is the ultimate decision for Picard. When another Enterprise shows up through some time fabric rip just as it is about to be destroyed by the Romulans, it becomes a problem because unless it is destroyed, it may change the circumstances of the universe. Of course, that means that an entire crew and starship needs to be given up in order to maintain a sense of order. What does one do morally? Is the loss of human life necessary? Are we to keep score when it comes to how many for how many? Casualties are often thrown out as negative statistics and people cheer. The people that die or are maimed do not cheer. Tasha Yar makes an appearance her, the first time after her death, and that death becomes a pivotal event in the decision making. Her relationship with a survivor and the captain of the Enterprise C are the link. This is true science fiction with some amazing ideas about time and the purpose of living beings as they explore the universe. Excellent in every way, though, the results may not be totally fulfilling.


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