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Stardate: 46982.1 A strangely different Borg, who shows unknown before seen emotions, kidnaps Data. Enterprise chases after the ship Data is taken on, through a vortex, which leads them to a strange planet.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 6x26
Production Number: 252
Airdate: Monday June 21st, 1993

Alternate Airdates:

FR (BBC TWO) Jan 03, 1996
UK (BBC TWO) Jan 03, 1996

Guest Stars
Brian CousinsBrian Cousins
As Crosis
Jim Norton (2)Jim Norton (2)
As Albert Einstein
Natalija NogulichNatalija Nogulich
As Admiral Alynna Nechayev
John NevilleJohn Neville
As Sir Isaac Newton
Stephen HawkingStephen Hawking
As Himself

Co-Guest Stars
Brent SpinerBrent Spiner
As Lore
Stephen James CarverStephen James Carver
As Tayar
Main Cast
Patrick StewartPatrick Stewart
As Captain Jean-Luc Picard
Jonathan FrakesJonathan Frakes
As Commander William T. Riker
LeVar BurtonLeVar Burton
As Lieutenant/Lt. Commander Geordi LaForge
Michael DornMichael Dorn
As Lieutenant Worf
Gates McFaddenGates McFadden
As Dr. Beverly Crusher
Marina SirtisMarina Sirtis
As Counselor Deanna Troi
Brent SpinerBrent Spiner
As Lt. Commander Data
Episode Notes
Log Entries:
*Captain's Log, Stardate 46982.1. Because of his unusual behavioir on the planet's surface, Commander Data has asked to be temporarily relieved of duty. Unfortunately, he will not be able to help investigate a disturbing new change in the behavior of the Borg.
"Captain's Log, Stardate 46984.6. No additional Borg attacks have been reported in the past two days. However, Starfleet has dispatched Admiral Necheyev to this sector in preparation for a possible Borg invasion.
"Captain's Log, supplemental. We have been on patrol for 16 hours without any reports of further Borg activity. But tensions continue to run high on the colonies in this sector.

Stephen Hawking is the only person to ever portray himself on Star Trek, although it was as a hologram of himself.

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