As the strangulations continue and the humans aren't sure who to blame, Leela meets up with an anomaly among the robot crew - an inquisitive, supposedly mute single-function labor robot capable of independent reasoning. Meanwhile the Doctor starts looking into the possibility that the murderer is a robot, and another crew member is targeted for death. Written by
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Because this episode ran short, the closing moments were augmented with the subplot about the overloading motive units. The cliffhanger had originally centred on Zilda's death. See more
Crew member visible in the mirror after Zilda enters her quarters. See more
I have an uncomfortable feeling that, if the murderer doesn't kill us, the commander will. That is assuming they're not one and the same person.