Star Trek (TNG): Attached – SF Debris

Opinionated Next Gen Episode Guide presents a diplomatic mission gone horribly wrong. Picard and Crusher are captured and rigged up to share thoughts with each other because aliens are silly.

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redfarmer
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Now you don’t have to like Nikolai Rozhenko or his episode by far. But he was mentioned before season seven. In fact, it was in season one’s “Heart of Glory” that he was mentioned. It was just a “blink or you’ll miss it reference that only die hard geeks like me remembered.

Brad1ey Shaw
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Gotta remember: they weren’t aiming to make an episode about deep philosophy, politics and racial unity . . . they didn’t have time for that BS because they were trying to make an episode to entertain the viewers. It was season seven, which is one season longer than the show should have run. The show was going downhill and they had to pad out the season till they could get to the final episodes and give it a decent farewell. I’d been loving the show since the third season and even I realized it was time to pull the plug… Read more »
redfarmer
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To me, this was why the Worf/Troi relationship of season seven pissed off so many people. There were two couples we’d been eased with since the beginning: Picard/Crusher and Riker/Troi, and we never got much of a payoff on either. But, you know, in some ways, I think season seven was a kind of wrapping up loose ends from season one than anything else. After all, we got the Picard/Crush relationship coming to the surface, payoff on Worf’s adoptive brother after a throwaway line, the conclusion of the Wesley/Traveler story, and even a confirmation that O’Brien was the unnamed extra… Read more »
Brad1ey Shaw
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Just watched a great documentary on how ST:TNG came to be and it explains why the first two seasons were so bad/different compared to what came afterward. ‘Chaos on the Bridge’ (2014) is available on Netflix and is hosted by William Shatner. There are interviews with some of the TNG cast and many of the writers, producers and studio heads from back in the day. Definitely worth a look.

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