LaForge experiments with a new technology in a bid to rescue a lost ship while coping with his mother’s disappearance. Picard, Troi, and Data worry about his sanity. LaForge proves that denial isn’t just a river in Egypt. This week on TNG Rewatch, “Interface.”
Please be aware, there will be spoilers for Star Trek: Picard season one. Read at your own risk. I wrote that I found Descent Part I somewhat disappointing, and that attitude still spills over to Part II.
The Borg aren’t behaving like Borg; Data is behaving strangely, and transwarp conduits are involved. Dr. Crusher gets a chance to sit in the Big Chair, and Picard is generally over the entire experience. This week on TNG Rewatch: Descent Part 1.
Taking a break from TNG, we jump back to 1969. Starfleet sends the Enterprise to Ardana to acquire a necessary substance. There, Kirk and Spock discover a floating city, a contaminated mine, and a class war. This week, we’re revisiting The Original Series: “The Cloud Minders.”
Spot assaults Riker. Troi endures bad pickup lines. Time begins moving strangely, and the Enteprise might or might not explode. There are also Romulans. This week on TNG Rewatch: “Timescape.”
Riker bounces between a mental hospital and the Enterprise, and no one can quite determine which one of these is real, much less Riker himself. Is he a murderer? Is he a Starfleet officer? Is he sane? This week on TNG Rewatch: “Frame of Mind.”
Worf teaches a young Klingon how to be a Klingon, while juggling escape attempts and a truly awkward romance on the side. The Enterprise crew becomes concerned when he’s late for their rendez-vous. Will Worf escape? This week on TNG Rewatch: Birthright Part II.
The Enterprise takes an unfortunately long trip to Deep Space Nine to discuss Bajoran aqueduct construction, and while there, someone approaches Worf with information regarding his father. Dr. Bashir shows up with a mysterious device that impacts Data’s development. This week on TNG Rewatch: “Birthright I.”
Q gives a dying Picard a second chance to revise his past. Picard manages to alienate literally every female character. There are Nausicaans involved, but really, they don’t matter much. This week on TNG Rewatch: “Tapestry.”
This week, Troi wakes up looking a little rough around the edges. The Enterprise picks up a former defector, and the specter of Spock overshadows the episode. This week on TNG Rewatch: Face of the Enemy.