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Descent, Part 2

Review

Series : The Next Generation Rating : 1
Disc No : 7.1 Episode : 152
First Aired : 20 Sep 1993 Stardate : 47025.4
Director : Alexander Singer Year : 2370
Writers : Rene Echevarria Season : 7
Guest Cast :
Alex Datcher as Ensign Taitt
Benito Martinez as Transporter Technician Salazar
Brent Spiner as Lore
Brian Cousins as Crosis
Carl David Burks as Russell
James Horan as Lieutenant Barnaby
Jonathan Del Arco as Hugh
Joyce Robinson as Ensign Gates
Michael Reilly Burke as Goval
Tracee Lee Cocco as Lieutenant Jae
YATI : When Data brings Geordi back from the experiments, Troi asks him if he is in pain. That is, Troi the empath, who should be able to feel his pain from down the hallway.

So at the end of the episode, Data deactivates Lore and then advises that he be disassembled. Um, what? Starfleet has judged Soong-style androids to be conscious beings with fundamental rights. Lore gets no trial, no opportunity to defend himself... he's simply captured, turned off, and destroyed!
Great Moment : Beverly outwitting the Borg using the metaphasic shielding from a previous episode.
Factoid : Lore is finally dissasembled, many Borg are killed.

Plotline

More Borg silliness, with Lore doing his David Koresh impersonation.
Copyright Graham Kennedy Page views : 10,277 Last updated : 17 Sep 2015