Season Two Episode Guide

The Child

Episode #: 201
Air Date: 11.21.88
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Counselor Troi finds herself impregnated by an alien presence, who comes to term and grows into a child in a matter of days.

Where Silence Has Lease

Episode #: 202
Air Date: 11.28.88
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The Enterprise is trapped inside a dimensionless void in space, where an alien entity studies them.

Elementary, Dear Data

Episode #: 203
Air Date: 12.05.88
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Data and LaForge indulge in the holographic fantasy of the world of Sherlock Holmes -- only to discover that the villainous Moriarty has gained the ability to affect the Enterprise, and is holding Dr. Pulaski captive.

The Outrageous Okona

Episode #: 204
Air Date: 12.12.88
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The crew comes to the aid of a disabled cargo ship, and welcomes its charismatic captain on board -- who begins to charm the crew. Data explores the concept of humor.

Loud As A Whisper

Episode #: 205
Air Date: 01.09.89
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The Enterprise ferries a famous mediator to an alien peace summit, but the deaf Riva loses his ability to communicate when his "chorus" of telepaths are killed.

The Schizoid Man

Episode #: 206
Air Date: 01.23.89
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The crew of the Enterprise are sent to provide medical aid to a dying scientist, who secretly transfers his consciousness into Commander Data.

Unnatural Selection

Episode #: 207
Air Date: 01.30.89
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Dr. Pulaski finds a ship full of young people who have died of old age, and ends up afflicted with the same mysterious disease.

A Matter of Honor

Episode #: 208
Air Date: 02.06.89
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An exchange program makes Commander Riker the first Federation officer to serve on board a Klingon ship, while the Enterprise crew discovers a strain of bacteria eating away at the ship's hull.

The Measure of a Man

Episode #: 209
Air Date: 02.13.89
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A Federation scientist arrives on board with orders to take Data back with him for study. Picard petitions on Data's behalf, defending the android's right to make decisions for himself.

The Dauphin

Episode #: 210
Air Date: 02.20.89
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The Enterprise is assigned to ferry a young girl to her new home -- the planet she was bred to rule. The girl's overprotective guardian stands in the way when Wesley falls for the princess.


Episode #: 211
Air Date: 03.20.89
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An advanced alien computer program causes the destruction of a Federation ship, and infects the Enterprise. Picard and crew investigate an ancient and extinct race, and must beat the Romulans in a race to their technology.

The Royale

Episode #: 212
Air Date: 03.27.89
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The crew discover a surreal, Earth-style casino on a planet in an uncharted system, and find themselves living out the story of an ancient novel.

Time Squared

Episode #: 213
Air Date: 04.03.89
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The Enterprise encounters one of its own shuttlecraft, containing Captain Picard from six hours in the future. The two Picards must avoid the Enterprise's destruction and prevent the loop from starting over.

The Icarus Factor

Episode #: 214
Air Date: 04.24.89
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Riker is offered his first captain's chair, and is reunited with his estranged father. Meanwhile, Worf's friends help him celebrate the tenth anniversary of his Age of Ascension.

Pen Pals

Episode #: 215
Air Date: 05.01.89
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Data begins to correspond with a young girl on a planet being investigated by the Enterprise, and learns that her world is in danger of self-destruction.

Q Who?

Episode #: 216
Air Date: 05.08.89
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The powerful alien Q returns to challenge the crew's right to explore the universe, hurtling the ship thousands of light years away to a deadly encounter with the Borg.

Samaritan Snare

Episode #: 217
Air Date: 05.15.89
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Geordi comes to the aid of a damaged Pakled ship, and is taken hostage in an attempt to acquire Federation technology. Picard undergoes a dangerous surgical procedure to replace his artificial heart.

Up the Long Ladder

Episode #: 218
Air Date: 05.22.89
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After rescuing an endangered civilization, the Enterprise finds a dying race that has survived through cloning. The crew refuses to donate DNA samples, but find that they have been cloned against their will.


Episode #: 219
Air Date: 06.19.89
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Picard uses the holodeck to avoid the amorous advances of Lwaxana Troi, as the Enterprise ferries a group of delegates to a Federation conference.

The Emissary

Episode #: 220
Air Date: 06.26.89
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The Enterprise takes on board a Klingon emissary, whose mission is to help them stop a crew of Klingons -- who do no know that peace has been made -- from attacking Federation outposts after awakening from cryogenic stasis. But Worf has personal history with the visitor.

Peak Performance

Episode #: 221
Air Date: 07.10.89
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Picard and Riker command opposing ships in a war games simulation, only to have the exercise interrupted by a Ferengi battleship.

Shades of Gray

Episode #: 222
Air Date: 07.17.89
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An alien infection threatens Commander Riker's life, and Troi and Pulaski try to save him by stimulating specific kinds of memories of his past.