In the late 23rd century, an outdated starship is on a ten-year reclamation project. The crew is in suspended animation and awakes to find a mysterious object floating in space. The pod contains the body of a rebel who was seemingly executed 150 years earlier for the slaughter of more than a million people. However, it turns out that he is still alive.
Did You Know?
This episode reveals that North America in the 23rd century has been run by a corporation since 2102. This episode came on in 2000 and six years earlier in 1994 came the release of the movie Test Tube Teens from the Year 2000 which coincidentally has 2000 in its title and that too had a world that was taken over by a corporation. See more
In the year 2102, the United States of North America officially became the North American Corporation, or "the Company", as it was commonly called. The North American electorate became shareholders with all the rights and privileges of ownership. The truth was that the people were the Company's employees with no real rights and no privileges. In 2291, the Company sent five ships out on a reclamation project in the far reaches of the solar system. One of those ships was the ...