After an encounter with the Borg, Data feels his first emotion when he gets angry with the Borg. Data then tries to find ways to recreate the situation in order to feel emotions again, whilst the Enterprise investigates the Borg activity, and are bewildered as to why they feel emotions too.
Did You Know?
Two starship naming firsts are made in this episode. The USS Crazy Horse is the first named after a Native American, while the USS Gorkon is the first named for a non-Human individual, Klingon Chancellor Gorkon. See more
During the senior staff's conference immediately after the first Borg encounter, Counselor Troi states that "the only Borg that ever had a name was 'Hugh"...and we gave it to him". She has apparently forgotten the infamous Locutus, whom Picard even mentions elsewhere in this story. See more
Prof. Stephen Hawking
...But then I said, "In that frame of reference, the perihelion of Mercury would have recessed in the opposite direction."
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Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
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