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Timeline - 2365


Prime Timeline

Year Event
Picture from 2365  [1] The Enterprise-D undergoes some changes to the senior staff; Doctor Beverly Crusher accepts a position as Chief of Starfleet Medical, with Doctor Pulaski replacing her on the Enterprise. Geordi La Forge is promoted to Chief Engineer. [1]
  People :  Beverly Crusher
 [1] The Enterprise-D encounters an energy being which, seeking to learn about corporeal life, impregnates Deanna Troi. She gives birth to a son, Ian Andrew, just hours later. Ian sacrifices his life and returns to non-corporeal existence when it is discovered that his presence is causing plasma plagues being transported by the ship to become active. [1]
  People :  Deanna Troi
 [2] The Enterprise-D encounters a "hole in space" and becomes trapped inside. The hole is revealed to be a testing ground in which an advanced life form experiments on the crew to observe their reactions to stress. Picard convinces the life form to release the ship by threatening to destroy it. [2]
  Species :  Nagilum
 [3] Data, Geordi, and Pulaski decide to test Data's ability to think creatively by creating a mystery in the style of Sherlock Holmes for him to solve. An apparently self-aware version of Professor Moriarty is created as a result. The crew resolve to search for a way to allow Moriarty to leave the holodeck. [3]
  People :  Data, Doctor Katherine Pulaski, Geordi La Forge
Picture from 2365  [4] The Enterprise-D has an encounter with Thadiun Okona, an independent trader whose ship has become disabled. Despite becoming entangled in some local politics issues which Okona has stirred up, the crew are soon able to go about their business. As a result of his interactions with Okona, Data engages in a failed attempt to understand the concept of humour. [4]
  People :  Data, Thadiun Okona
  Species :  Straleb
 [5] The Enterprise transports the famous diplomatic negotiator, Riva, to Solais V, so that he can negotiate and end to the war raging there. The mission suffers a setback when Riva's chorus - a group who assist him with communication - are killed. With the help of counsellor Troi, Riva determines to continue the negotiations anyway. [5]
  People :  Deanna Troi, Riva
  Species :  Solari
 [6] The Enterprise-D proceeds to Graves' World, home of the noted Federation scientist Dr. Ira Graves, in response to a distress call. The terminally ill Graves dies soon afterwards, but in an attempt to continue his existence he transfers his memory and personality to Data before dying. Data becomes increaingly erratic and even violent as a result, but the personality is eventually removed. [6]
  People :  Doctor Ira Graves, Data
Picture from 2365  [7] The Enterprise discovers the USS Lantree drifting in space with the crew deceased. The cause is discovered to be infection originating with a group of genetically enhanced humans on the nearby Darwin genetic research station. The Enterprise is able to treat Doctor Pulaski when she is infected by the children. The Lantree is subsequently destroyed. [7]
  People :  Doctor Katherine Pulaski
 [8] Commander Riker transfers to the Klingon Bird of Prey Pagh as part of Starfleet's officer exchange program. Although a misunderstanding leads to potential conflict between the two ships, Riker is able to defuse the situation successfully. [8]
  People :  William T. Riker
  Species :  Klingons
Picture from 2365  [9] The Enterprise-D visits Starbase 173. Whilst there Commander Bruce Maddox attempts to transfer Lieutenant Commander Data to his command so that he can experiment on the Android. In a historic ruling, JAG officer Captain Phillipa Louvois states that Data has individual rights which allow him to refuse to undergo the procedure. [9]
  People :  Data, Captain Phillipa Louvois
 [10] The Enterprise transports the young woman Salia from Klavdia III to Daled IV, where she will become the planetary ruler. During the trip she becomes close to Wesley Crusher. [10]
  People :  Wesley Crusher
  Species :  Allasomorph
Picture from 2365  [11] The Enterprise-D responds to an urgent request for assistance from Captain Donald Varley of the USS Yamato, only for the Yamato to explode as the Enterprise arrives. Investigation shows that the Yamato had become infected with an advanced computer virus from an Iconian facility, a remnant of the long vanished Iconian civilisation. Although the Enterprise-D also becomes infected, they are able to remove the infection. [11]
  People :  Captain Donald Varley
  Species :  Iconian
 [12] The Enterprise-D discovers the remains of an ancient US spacecraft in orbit of Theta VIII, a planet far from Earth. Investigation shows that an alien spacecraft encountered and destroyed the ship, apparently by accident. They transported the lone survivor to the planet, where they created an environment for him based on a book he was reading. Although briefly trapped in the environment, the Enterprise away team is able to escape. [12]
Picture from 2365  [13] The Enterprise-D encounters a temporal anomaly resulting in a time-loop. They are able to break free of the anomaly successfully. [13]
 [14] Kyle Riker visits the Enterprise-D; father to Will Riker and a former romantic interest of Pulaski, he is there to brief Will concerning a new Starship command he has been offered. [14]
  People :  William T. Riker, Doctor Katherine Pulaski
 [15] The Enterprise-D investigates the Selcundi Drema system, where planets appear to have been destroyed by an unknown process. An investigation led by Wesley Crusher - his first command - indicates that this is a result of massive dilithium deposits on the planets. Lieutenant Commander Data establishes communications contact with a native of one of the planets, a young girl, and the crew are able to stabilise her planet and prevent its destruction - in violation of the Prime Directive. [15]
  People :  Data, Sarjenka, Wesley Crusher
Picture from 2365  [16] Kira kills a Bajoran named Vaatrik while on a mission on Deep Space Nine. Although Odo is ordered to investigate the crime by Gul Dukat, he is not able to discover the guilty party for another five years. [16]
  People :  Major Kira Nerys, Odo, Pallra
  Species :  Bajorans
 [17] Dukat orders Odo to work as chief of security of Terok Nor. [17]
  People :  Odo, Gul Dukat
Picture from 2365 Q hurls the Enterprise-D some seven thousand light years through space to star system J-25. Whilst there the ship encounters the Borg collective, marking the official contact between the Federation and this species. Although Q terminates the encounter, the Borg send a ship towards Federation space. [18]
  People :  Jean-Luc Picard
  Species :  Humans, Borg, Q, Humans
Captain Katherine Janeway completes her first Starship command assignment. Tuvok criticizes Janeway's performance in front of a panel of three Admirals. [19]
  People :  Kathryn Janeway, Tuvok
Picture from 2365  [20] Captain Picard visits the Starbase 515 medical facility for a routine replacement of his artificial heart. Whilst away, the Enterprise-D encounters a group of Pakled who are stealing technology from more advanced races. The Pakled kidnap Geordi La Forge in an attempt to make the Enterprise give up some advanced technology. The Enterprise crew is able to overcome the Pakled. [20]
  People :  Jean-Luc Picard
  Species :  Pakled
 [21] The Enterprise-D responds to the distress call picked up from the SS Mariposa, which set out in 2123 to found two deep space colonies. Both are found to be in difficulty, but by combining the colonies, the Enterpise crew are able to forge a successful outcome. [21]
 [22] The Enterprise-D transports Lwaxana Troi to the Pacifica conference. Her telepathic abilities are able to reveal that the Antedean delegates intend to attack the conference with a bomb. [22]
  People :  Lwaxana Troi, Deanna Troi
  Species :  Antedean
Picture from 2365  [23] The Enterprise picks up Federation Emmisary K'Ehleyr, who informs them that a Klingon cruiser which has been on a long duration mission with the crew in hibernation is soon to arrive back in Federation space. The crew are able to successfully convince the Klingons not to attack the nearby Federation outposts and begin the process of re-assimilating them into modern Klingon society. [23]
 [24] The Enterprise-D hosts Sirna Kolrami, who is to act as a referee for a battle exercise between the Starship and an old Constellation class vessel, the USS Hathaway. The exercise is interrupted when a Ferengi warship intervenes. Lieutenant Commander Data undergoes a crisis of confidence when Kolrami defeats him in a game of Strategema. [24]
  People :  Sirna Kolrami, Data, William T. Riker
  Species :  Zakdorn
 [25] Will Riker is infected with a parasite by a plant on Surata IV. Pulaski is able to defeat the parasite by provoking a series of negative memories in the unconscious Riker. [25]
  People :  William T. Riker, Doctor Katherine Pulaski

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# Series Season Source Comment
1 TNG 2 The Child
2 TNG 2 Where Silence Has Lease
3 TNG 2 Elementary, Dear Data
4 TNG 2 The Outrageous Okona
5 TNG 2 Loud as a Whisper
6 TNG 2 The Schizoid Man
7 TNG 2 Unnatural Selection
8 TNG 2 A Matter of Honor
9 TNG 2 The Measure of a Man
10 TNG 2 The Dauphin
11 TNG 2 Contagion
12 TNG 2 The Royale
13 TNG 2 Time Squared
14 TNG 2 The Icarus Factor
15 TNG 2 Pen Pals
16 DS9 2 Necessary Evil
17 DS9 2 Invasive Procedures
18 TNG 2 Q Who
19 VOY 2 Meld
20 TNG 2 Samaritan Snare
21 TNG 2 Up The Long Ladder
22 TNG 2 Manhunt
23 TNG 2 The Emissary
24 TNG 2 Peak Performance
25 TNG 2 Shades of Gray
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : The Child
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : Where Silence Has Lease
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : Elementary, Dear Data
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : The Outrageous Okona
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : Loud as a Whisper
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : The Schizoid Man
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : Unnatural Selection
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : A Matter of Honor
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : The Measure of a Man
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : The Dauphin
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : Contagion
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : The Royale
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : Time Squared
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : The Icarus Factor
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : Pen Pals
Series : DS9 Season 2
Episode : Necessary Evil
Series : DS9 Season 2
Episode : Invasive Procedures
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : Q Who
Series : VOY Season 2
Episode : Meld
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : Samaritan Snare
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : Up The Long Ladder
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : Manhunt
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : The Emissary
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : Peak Performance
Series : TNG Season 2
Episode : Shades of Gray

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