The Enterprise goes to planet Bilana III to assist in testing the new propulsion method Soliton waves. Lieutenant Worf is visited by his mother Helena and young son Alexander Rozhenko, who intends to stay with him. He soon finds the burdens of paternal duties cumbersome, especially as the frustrated schoolboy proves dishonorably mischievous. The experiment goes horribly wrong.
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47-reference: because of anticipated ion radiation, Commander Riker suggests evacuating sections 24 to 47 of the Enterprise. See more
The computer twice reports the location of Alexander. But Alexander is not wearing a comm badge, which is how the computer keeps track of where anyone is. See more
Captain Jean-Luc Picard
Mr. Worf - you are not the first officer on this ship to have a new family member. Take care of your son. The security matters can wait.
Referenced in Star Trek: First Contact
Star Trek: The Next Generation Main Title
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
and Alexander Courage See more