Admiral J. P. Hanson personally boarded the Enterprise to join the investigation of a destroyed Federation-colonized planet, suspecting the feared Borg. Before this is confirmed, he points out Commander William T. Riker has for the third time refused a command, preferring the Enterprise. Shortly after an enormous Borg ship is found, it engages in battle with the Enterprise, which draws it away. Novel tactics are conceived. Captain Jean-Luc Picard is ordered to come aboard for unprecedented discussions, and kidnapped when he refuses. He finds they tolerate no resistance, and intend to turn him into a Borg. Riker suddenly finds himself acting captain....
Did You Know?
Shots of the Borg cube involved reusing a three-quarters filming miniature from "Q Who". See more
The Enterprise enters the nebula in order to evade the Borg, as sensors cannot penetrate the nebula. Yet the nebula seems to have no effect on the Enterprise's sensors, as its crew knows at all times exactly where the Borg cube is. See more
[Picard talks to Riker about taking the post as captain of another ship
Commander William T. Riker
With all due respect, sir - you need me. Particularly now.
Indeed. Starfleet needs good captains, particularly now.
Star Trek: The Next Generation End Credits
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
and Alexander Courage See more