Star Trek: The Next Generation

Season 6 Episode 20

The Chase

Aired Unknown Apr 26, 1993 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • Trivia: This is the first episode to feature Humans, Klingons, Cardassians, Romulans all on-screen.

    • Contrary to the explanation given in the show, introns are not useless material. While it is true that introns to not directly translate to amino acid sequences in proteins, they act as markers which allow the cell to process the DNA in more complex fashions than simple linear translation. For example, in terms of computer programming, some intron sequences act as a sort of subroutine, causing a sequence elsewhere in the DNA fragment to be inserted into an in-progress protein.

  • Quotes

    • (After the alien recording has finished)
      Captain Nu'Duq: That's it?! If she weren't dead, I'd kill her!

    • Captain Nu'Daq: (both Klingons have their phasers raised) You dishonorable pah-tak...
      Gul Ocett: We can exchange insults some other time, perhaps. I'm a little busy right now...

  • Notes

    • John Cothran Jr. also appeared on DS9 as Telok in "Crossover," and on Enterprise as Gralik in "The Shipment."

    • Actress Linda Thorson who played Tara King (Emma Peel's replacement) on The Avengers guest-stars as the first ever seen female Cardassian.

    • Salome Jens, who plays the spokesman for the "original" race of humanoids, played the Changeling spokeswoman in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

  • Allusions

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