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Unification II 

On Romulus, Picard finds Spock, as well as an underground peace movement, a double agent, a bold ulterior motive against the Federation, and a familiar foe.


Cliff Bole


Gene Roddenberry (created by), Michael Piller (teleplay by) | 2 more credits »




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
Leonard Nimoy ... Spock
Stephen Root ... Capt. K'Vada
Malachi Throne ... Senator Pardek
Norman Large ... Proconsul Neral
Daniel Roebuck ... Jaron
Billy Bastiani ... Omag (as William Bastiani)
Susan Fallender Susan Fallender ... Romulan
Denise Crosby ... Sela


Picard is found on Romulus by Senator Pardek, who brings him to Ambassador Spock, who explains his secret 'cowboy diplomacy' is about the off chance of a Vulcan-Romulan reunification thanks to an old, recently significantly grown, philosophically friendly Romulan underground party, which includes the rising new Proconsul Neral, who claims the Romulan senate itself can no longer resist the people's outcry for peace, but is actually in league with Sela. Klingon captain K'Vada isn't amused when Data claims he may be able to crack the Romulan encryption log. As Vulcan-human half-blood Spock and android Data exchange views on the virtues of emotional and cool logical qualities, Commander Riker's investigation into a stolen Vulcan ship continues, starting with the mundane wife of the smuggler who died while pursued and finds a Barolian ship was involved. Spock and Picard fear rightly it all ties together in a Romulan war plot. Written by KGF Vissers

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Due to guest star Leonard Nimoy's schedule, Unification II was filmed before Star Trek: The Next Generation: Unification I (1991). See more »


As Data, Spock and Picard head to the underground tunnels to make their escape, a film crewman's reflection can be seen in the green crystal on the table. See more »


Ambassador Spock: The reason for my coming here has never been more clear. The union of the Vulcan and the Romulan people will not be achieved by politics or by diplomacy, but it will be achieved. The answer has been here before us all along. An inexorable evolution toward a Vulcan philosophy has already begun. Like the first Vulcans, these people are struggling toward a new enlightenment; and, it may take decades or even centuries for them to reach it, but they will reach it, and I must help.
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Without Sela, I would have loved this
22 November 2014 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

I like the Romulans--they're sneaky jerks and make for excellent villains in the Star Trek universe. So, I expected to love this two- part episode about these tricksy folks. However, the appearance of Sela (Denise Crosby) at the end really left a bad taste in my mouth. After all, the way they re-inserted Denise Crosby into the show seemed incredibly contrived and her new character was about as one-dimensional has her old Tasha Yar. She really deserved better than this.

As for the episode, it's the second of two episodes and once again it finds Picard and Data on Romulus in disguise as Romulans. They're trying to figure out if the peace overtures some Romulans have made towards Spock are real or yet another plot to harm the Federation. It's all very nice to see and I enjoyed it up until Sela arrived--then I mostly lost interest.

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9 November 1991 (USA) See more »

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