Stardate(s) 41294.5 - 41294.6
Star Trek The Next Generation Episode A-05

Picard and Deanna welcome Ambassador Troi aboard[1]

Production Info
Director Richard Compton
Story by Tracy Torme and Lan Okun
Screenplay by Tracy Torme
Production Code 105
IMDB Ref tt0708725
Previous Episode Produced Code of Honor
Next Episode Produced Where No One Has Gone Before (Star Trek The Next Generation)
Transmission Info
Season 1
Episode 5
Airdate 30 November 1987
Previous Episode Transmitted Hide and Q
Next Episode Transmitted The Big Goodbye
Previous Code of Honor
Next Where No One Has Gone Before


The Enterprise travels to the planet Haven in the hope of providing the crew with some much deserved shore leave. On arrival however there is a message for Counselor Troi - her fiancé and his parents are waiting for them and would like to proceed with the wedding. Troi is genuinely shocked - as is Riker - but the engagement is genuine having been arranged by the parents when Troi and her intended, Wyatt Miller, were just children. Also waiting for her is her mother, Lwaxana Troi, a larger than life personality who dominates any room just by her presence. For Troi and Wyatt, there seems to be little time to get to know one another but there is another problem: she's not who he was expecting to see. Since early childhood, he has dreamed of a beautiful blond woman and just assumed it was Troi. When it turns out to be someone else, neither are sure what to do. Captain Picard soon has another situation to deal with however when a Tarellian vessel suddenly appears, obviously destined to Haven. The Tarellians carry an incurable plague and the last of them were thought killed many years before. When the Enterprise establishes visual contact with their ship, the pieces of the puzzle start to fall into place. Written by garykmcd [2]

Errors and Explanations - IMDBEdit


  1. The orientation of the picture of stars in Wyatt's quarters. There could be a mechanism to allow certain pictures to be re-orientated.
  2. When Deanna says to Mr. Homn "If you're my mother's valet...", she holds the rose in front of her chest, but has it dropped to her side when she finishes "...then please valet!" She could have changed the position of the hand holding the rose while talking.[2]


  1. Saga of the Jasonite
  2. 2.0 2.1 IMDB entry tt0708725

Season 1
Encounter at Farpoint ; The Naked Now ; Code of Honor ; Haven ; Where No One Has Gone Before ; The Last Outpost ; Lonely Among Us ; Justice ; The Battle ; Hide and Q ; Too Short a Season ; The Big Goodbye ; Datalore ; Angel One ; 11001001 ; Home Soil ; When the Bough Breaks ; Coming of Age ; Heart of Glory ; The Arsenal of Freedom ; Skin of Evil ; Symbiosis ; We'll Always Have Paris ; Conspiracy ; The Neutral Zone
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