A Matter Of Perspective

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Trivia (3)

  • Even though the holodeck program is frozen repeatedly, somehow the holodeck-simulated device generating the energy waves continues to function.

  • During all of the simultations when Picard tells the holodeck to "freeze program," the lights on the consoles still flash.

  • During one of the holodeck similations, after Picard says "Freeze Program" all motion freezes except for the red digital numbers at the top of the control panel.

Allusions (1)

  • Multiple points of view The plot device of using multiple, often conflicting, viewpoints of the same event was most famously used in the 1954 Japanese film Rashomon. Since then any film or TV show using the device is said to have a "Rashomon" plot.