||The Next Generation
|Disc No :
|First Aired :
||15 Jun 1992
|Guest Cast :
||Data pawns his communicator for three dollars, and gets three coins. He throws one coin into the pot as his ante for the first game. But the ante was said to be "four bits", or fifty cents.
|Great Moment :
||Data beating the pants of everybody in the poker game.
||This episode was filmed in part because the debut of DS9 had created rumours that TNG was to be cancelled. The creators wanted to do a big cliffhangar to make it clear that the series would continue.
||"I have often wondered about my own mortality as I have seen others age around me. Until now it has been theoretically possible that I would live an unlimited period of time. And although some might find this attractive, to me it only reinforces that fact that I am... artificial." - Data to Geordi
After a startling archeological discovery, our heroes must prevent strange aliens from travelling into Earths past to feed on Humans. To be continued...