Star Trek: The Next Generation

Season 6 Episode 5


Aired Unknown Oct 19, 1992 on CBS



  • Quotes

    • Data: Ode to Spot. Felus catus, is your taxonomic nomenclature, an endothermic quadruped, carnivorous by nature? Your visual, olfactory, and auditory senses contribute to your hunting skills and natural defenses.
      I find myself intrigued by your sub-vocal oscillations, a singular development of cat communications.
      That obviates your basic hedonistic predilection for a rhythmic stroking of your fur to demonstrate affection.
      A tale is quite essential for your acrobatic talents, you would not be so agile if you lacked its counter balance. And when not being utilized to aid in locomotion, it often serves to illustrate the state of your emotion.
      Oh Spot, the complex levels of behavior you display connote a fairly well developed cognitive array. And though you are not sentient, Spot, and do not comprehend, I none the less consider you a true and valued friend.