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While on a mission to a planet called Haven, Counselor Troi meets her husband to be, a marriage arranged by her father years before, as the Enterprise encounters a ship far deadlier than any combat could provide.


Richard Compton


Gene Roddenberry (created by), Tracy Tormé (teleplay by) | 3 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Stewart ... Capt. Jean-Luc Picard
Jonathan Frakes ... Cmdr. William Riker
LeVar Burton ... Lt. Geordi La Forge
Denise Crosby ... Lt. Tasha Yar
Michael Dorn ... Lt. Worf (credit only)
Gates McFadden ... Dr. Beverly Crusher
Marina Sirtis ... Counselor Deanna Troi
Brent Spiner ... Lt. Cmdr. Data
Wil Wheaton ... Wesley Crusher (credit only)
Majel Barrett ... Lwaxana Troi
Robert Knepper ... Wyatt Miller (as Rob Knepper)
Nan Martin ... Victoria Miller
Robert Ellenstein ... Steven Miller
Carel Struycken ... Mr. Homn
Anna Katarina ... Valeda


The Enterprise travels to the planet Haven in the hope of providing the crew with some much deserved shore leave. On arrival however there is a message for Counselor Troi - her fiancé and his parents are waiting for them and would like to proceed with the wedding. Troi is genuinely shocked - as is Riker - but the engagement is genuine having been arranged by the parents when Troi and her intended, Wyatt Miller, were just children. Also waiting for her is her mother, Lwaxana Troi, a larger than life personality who dominates any room just by her presence. For Troi and Wyatt, there seems to be little time to get to know one another but there is another problem: she's not who he was expecting to see. Since early childhood, he has dreamed of a beautiful blond woman and just assumed it was Troi. When it turns out to be someone else, neither are sure what to do. Captain Picard soon has another situation to deal with however when a Tarellian vessel suddenly appears, obviously destined to ... Written by garykmcd

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This takes place in 2364. See more »


When Luxwana Troi and Mr. Homn first beam aboard, the lights above the transporter pad are on, then are off as she walks down to introduce herself to Captain Picard, then back on again when the shot changes and Picard picks up her luggage. See more »


Lwaxana Troi: [about to leave the Enterprise] Captain! Even Xelo never had such thoughts about me. You may energize.
[she is beamed away]
Counselor Troi: That was meant as a joke, Captain.
Captain Jean-Luc Picard: I was not amused.
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Referenced in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Past Prologue (1993) See more »


Star Trek: The Next Generation Main Title
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith and Alexander Courage
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Counselor Troi is getting married
20 August 2019 | by wesleyprangSee all my reviews

This episode has many flaws. 1) Wyatt (her fiancee) has never seen Deanna. 2) The flower he gives her is supposed to change color with her moods, but never does. 3) Picard lets this happen while a threat is about to wipe out an entire planet. 4) The planet this episode is named after (Haven) is completely ignored. The crew are there for Shore Leave, but no one leaves the ship. 5) Deanna, who is half Human, lives among Humans, works with Humans, fell in love with a Human, and Counsels Humans for a LIVING, has ZERO understanding of Humans!

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