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Night Terrors 

The Enterprise gets trapped in a Tyken's Rift, an energy-absorbing rupture in space, where all but Data, Troi and Guinan experience rising hallucinations and paranoia.

Director:

Les Landau

Writers:

Gene Roddenberry (created by), Pamela Douglas (teleplay by) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Stewart ... Capt. Jean-Luc Picard
Jonathan Frakes ... Cmdr. William Riker
LeVar Burton ... Lt. Cmdr. Geordi La Forge
Michael Dorn ... Lt. Worf
Gates McFadden ... Dr. Beverly Crusher
Marina Sirtis ... Counselor Deanna Troi
Brent Spiner ... Lt. Cmdr. Data
Rosalind Chao ... Keiko O'Brien
John Vickery ... Andrus Hagan
Shaun Duke ... Ensign Gillespie (as Duke Moosekian)
Craig Hurley ... Ensign Peeples
Brian Tochi ... Ensign Kenny Lin
Lanei Chapman ... Ensign Sariel Rager
Colm Meaney ... Chief Miles O'Brien
Whoopi Goldberg ... Guinan
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The Enterprise gets trapped in a Tyken's Rift, an energy-absorbing rupture in space, where all but Data, Troi and Guinan experience rising hallucinations and paranoia.

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Trivia

This was the first Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) episode filmed after the 1990 Christmas break. See more »

Goofs

The Federation science vessel found by the Enterprise carries the name USS Brittain on the hull (which is backed by all spoken pronunciations), but its name on all internal bridge displays and the captains log when it is replayed has its name spelt Brattain. See more »

Quotes

Captain Jean-Luc Picard: It's a terrifying prospect to lose control of one's mind.
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Star Trek: The Next Generation Main Title
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith and Alexander Courage
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This episode puts my feet to sleep
21 December 2019 | by pickfair14See all my reviews

The crew can't sleep after finding a derelict ship full of dead bodies. As tempers flare only Troi and Data are immune. This begs the question - Does Data dream of android sheep?


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Language:

English

Release Date:

16 March 1991 (USA) See more »

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Paramount Television See more »
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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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