Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (1)

  • Beverly: What's wrong? Geordi: (looking at his reflection in a glass panel) Nothing... I just saw my reflection in a panel. I forgot what a handsome guy I am.

Notes (4)

  • The stardate for this episode actually places it between "Gambit, Part 2" and "Phantasms".

  • Levar Burton specifically requested Madge Sinclair and Ben Vereen play LaForge's parents. Both played the parents of Levar Burton's character in the TV miniseries Roots.

  • This is the only episode to detail La Forge's family. This was meant to be a Riker story and a sequel to "Frame of Mind".

  • Madge Sinclair previously played the first female captain to appear in the Trek series, in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.