Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 26, 1987
Status
Completed/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
Syndicated TV Network
Star Trek: The Next Generation » Season 4
Star Trek: The Next Generation - 04x24 The Mind's Eye

4x24 The Mind's Eye

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4/5 (3 votes)
First Aired: May. 27, 1991 on Syndicated
Summary: Stardate: 44885.5

The Romulans capture Geordi.

They program him to become an assassin.

Main Characters in this Episode



Guest Stars

Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge played by LeVar Burton
Dr. Beverly Crusher played by Gates McFadden
Lt. Commander Data played by Brent Spiner
Ambassador Kell played by Lawrence Dobkin
Taibak played by John Fleck
Chief Miles O'Brien played by Colm Meaney
Governor Vagh played by Edward Wiley
Enterprise Computer voiced by Majel Barrett

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Episode Quotes

Taibak: Notice that his heart rate has slowed somewhat. He is becoming accustomed to the horrors he is witnessing. So... we change horrors.
Counselor Deanna Troi: It'll take time, Geordi. A long time. But we will reconstruct your memory. Together.
Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge: I'm just not sure. About anything.
Counselor Deanna Troi: Believe it or not, that's a good sign. A beginning. Now, let's go back to the shuttlecraft. There was a Romulan ship, and the first thing you did was...?
Ambassador Kell: There are some members of the High Council who would thank you, Worf.
Lieutenant Worf: Thank me?
Ambassador Kell: For killing Duras. No doubt that, had he lived, one day he would ascend to head the Council. Many were not looking forward to that.
Lieutenant Worf: My motives were personal, not political.
Ambassador Kell: Motives? Who cares for motives? Humans, perhaps. What matters is, you acted on that day as a true Klingon.

Mistakes/Goofs

  • Goof (factual errors): The title of the episode, as displayed within the episode itself, is missing the apostrophe, making it grammatically incorrect.
  • Goof (factual errors): The computer tells Gordi that Risa is "climate controlled for optimum tourist comfort." As Risa hosts multiple species this would be impossible. For example, Vulcans would consider the comfort zone for humans to be quite cold, while Andorians would find it too hot.

Trivia

  • 47-Reference: As Geordi LaForge is rerouting the power flow from the transporter in Cargo Bay IV to the replicator system, the computer informs him that "Power has been rerouted through auxiliary power distribution system code number 44762".
  • SPOILER: The Romulan woman standing in the shadows is later revealed in "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987) {Redemption (#4.26)} to be Sela, played by Denise Crosby. However, the shadowed Sela in The Mind's Eye was stand-in Debra Dilley, with Crosby providing the voice in post-production.
  • First Star Trek appearance of John Fleck.
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