Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge is in love but too timid to talk to Christy Henshaw. When a space ship's escape pod is found crashed on an uninhabited planet, he is part of the landing party and has his brain connected by Dr. Crusher to the injured sole traveler, but 'John Doe' makes a massive contact and soon recuperates physically at amazing speed by mysterious cell structure mutations. He has amnesia and by instinctively touching a wounded patient proves able to heal instantly. Geordie and Data examine an unusual memory storage capsule from the pod, which allows estimating his origin, but he refuses to return, and causes his powers to manifest themselves differently. At approach, his home planet Zarkon demands his extradition as escaped criminal, to be executed...
Did You Know?
The Nurse seen in Sickbay assisting Doctor Crusher is Nurse Temple, named as a tribute to Nurse Chapel in Original Star Trek who was played by the late Majel Barrett. Temple/Chapel having a similar meaning. See more
After Data and the away team beam to the planet to investigate the crashed vessel, Data does a scan and says that the radiation levels are all right. The team did not beam to the planet wearing any special equipment, so the scan should have been done before they transported. See more
Captain, my species is on the verge of a wondrous evolutionary change, a transmutation beyond our physical being. I am the first of my kind to approach this metamorphosis. They tried to convince us it was a sickness we would never survive, that the pain and energy pulses would kill us. They claimed we were dangerous, so they destroyed anyone who exhibited the signs of the transfiguration.
We were protecting our society.
By murdering us? You saw the mutations as a threat to your ...
Star Trek: The Next Generation Main Title
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
and Alexander Courage See more