Season Three Episode Guide


Episode #: 301
Air Date: 09.25.89
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The Enterprise studies the rare explosion of a star, but a computer malfunction on board threatens to destroy the ship. Wesley discovers that he may have been inadvertently responsible.

The Ensigns of Command

Episode #: 302
Air Date: 10.02.89
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Data must convince a group of colonists to evacuate their world before its rightful owners wipe them out.

The Survivors

Episode #: 303
Air Date: 10.09.89
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The Enterprise crew finds a Federation colony annihilated by a hostile alien race -- all except an elderly couple, whose home appears completely untouched.

Who Watches the Watchers?

Episode #: 304
Air Date: 10.16.89
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A Federation observatory on a primitive planet is exposed to the inhabitants, whom they have been studying. Picard is mistaken as a god, and the Mintakans threaten to sacrifice Troi to prove their devotion to him.

The Bonding

Episode #: 305
Air Date: 10.23.89
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When an officer dies on an away mission, Worf offers to perform a Klingon ritual with her 12-year-old son, making them brothers forever. But young Jeremy is shocked when his deceased mother returns to the ship for him.

Booby Trap

Episode #: 306
Air Date: 10.30.89
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When the Enterprise is ensnared in a booby trap left over from an ancient war, Commander LaForge seeks assistance from a holographic recreation of an Earth scientist.

The Enemy

Episode #: 307
Air Date: 11.06.89
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Geordi is stranded on a planet ravaged by electrical storms, along with a Romulan officer. The crew face a stand-off with a Romulan warship, which threatens to destroy the Enterprise.

The Price

Episode #: 308
Air Date: 11.13.89
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Troi falls for a handsome delegate participating in negotiations on the Enterprise for the rights to a stable wormhole -- but discovers he has an unfair advantage.

The Vengeance Factor

Episode #: 309
Air Date: 11.20.89
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The Enterprise crew mediates peace talks between the Acamarians and a separatist clan, but a vendetta threatens to compromise their efforts.

The Defector

Episode #: 310
Air Date: 01.01.90
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A Romulan officer comes to the Enterprise with vital news about a Romulan plot to attack the Federation and control the Neutral Zone -- but his shady past throws suspicion on his claims.

The Hunted

Episode #: 311
Air Date: 01.08.90
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The Enterprise apprehends a highly-trained war criminal who has escaped from a prison colony, and learns that the society that sent him there is hiding a dark secret.

The High Ground

Episode #: 312
Air Date: 01.29.90
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The crew of the Enterprise find themselves in the middle of a civil war when Dr. Crusher is taken hostage by a terrorist group.

Deja Q

Episode #: 313
Air Date: 02.05.90
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Q is dropped on the Enterprise after the Continuum passes judgment on him and removes his powers. The once omnipotent being must adjust to life as a human -- with nearly every race in the galaxy out to get him.

A Matter of Perspective

Episode #: 314
Air Date: 02.12.90
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The murder of a Federation scientist puts Commander Riker under scrutiny, and the players involved recount their own versions of the incident for a board of inquiry.

Yesterday's Enterprise

Episode #: 315
Air Date: 02.19.90
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History is radically altered after a temporal rift brings the Enterprise-C forward 22 years in time. As Picard considers what to do with the ship and crew in the midst of a war against the Klingon Empire, Tasha Yar discovers her fatal destiny.

The Offspring

Episode #: 316
Air Date: 03.12.90
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Data constructs an android child, who attempts to adjust to life on board the Enterprise -- and who exceeds even Data's programming.

Sins of the Father

Episode #: 317
Air Date: 03.19.90
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The brother Worf never knew he had shows up, prompting Worf to challenge accusations against their father before the Klingon High Council.


Episode #: 318
Air Date: 03.26.90
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Captain Picard is kidnapped and imprisoned with three other hostages from different species, while an exact duplicate takes control of the Enterprise.

Captain's Holiday

Episode #: 319
Air Date: 04.02.90
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Picard is convinced to take his first vacation in years, to the planet Risa -- but finds himself in the middle of a race for a powerful weapon from the future.

Tin Man

Episode #: 320
Air Date: 04.23.90
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The Enterprise races the Romulans to an intelligent organic space vessel, where a Betazoid emissary tries to make first contact with the life form.

Hollow Pursuits

Episode #: 321
Air Date: 04.30.90
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LaForge and the other senior staff try to deal with Reginald Barclay, a sub-par officer who has found diversion from the real world by recreating his fellow officers on the holodeck.

The Most Toys

Episode #: 322
Air Date: 05.07.90
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A collector of rare objects kidnaps Data and stages his death, in order to add the android to his collection.


Episode #: 323
Air Date: 05.14.90
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The Enterprise plays host to an important negotiation, led by Vulcan Ambassador Sarek -- who has begun to show signs of a crippling neurological disease.

Menage a Troi

Episode #: 324
Air Date: 05.21.90
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Riker, Troi, and her mother are kidnapped by the Ferengi, who hope to study the Betazoid telepathic ability with mind probes.


Episode #: 325
Air Date: 06.04.90
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Dr. Crusher is stunned when an alien rescued from the wreckage of an escape pod begins to exhibit incredible healing powers. Picard tries to protect the amnesia-stricken man when his people's military come looking for him.

The Best of Both Worlds, Part 1

Episode #: 326
Air Date: 06.18.90
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The Enterprise investigates the destruction of an outer colony, and discovers that the Borg are on course to invade Earth. Riker struggles with a hotshot commander who is eying his position as first officer.