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A new crew boards a revamped USS Enterprise in the first spin-off from the '60s cult classic. Set some 70 years after the Capt. Kirk era, the syndicated sequel follows the seven-year trek of Capt. Jean-Luc Picard and his colorful subordinates (including a (more…)

Premiered: September 28, 1987

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 6, Episode 9 The Quality of Life

First Aired: November 16, 1992

Data is forced to choose between man and machine after a scientist introduces the crew to devices known as “exocomps”---which Data believes are alive. Riker: Jonathan Frakes (who also directed). Data: Brent Spiner. La Forge: LeVar Burton. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Troi: Marina Sirtis.

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