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Old 03-20-2014, 07:26 PM
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Nope.
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Old 03-21-2014, 12:37 AM
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Once again I had to look it up. That's one obscure quote.
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Old 03-21-2014, 01:44 AM
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You think so? It's a significant episode, and the scene in question is (without revealing too much) one of my favourite "sticks out like a sore thumb when watched now" moments.
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Okay, this may narrow it down too much, but the episode in question introduced a new alien species (they had been mentioned, but not seen).
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The Last Outpost, the Ferengi. Probably slobbering over someone's communicator.
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Old 03-25-2014, 12:42 PM
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Close enough. It's Riker confirming their suspicions. I've always wondered if Will was telling the truth or just posturing.

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"Oh, your species is always suffering and dying."
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That's a Q line, but I don't know the specific episode.
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It is indeed a Q episode, one in which a number of humans were suffering and dying offscreen while Q was futzing about with the crew.
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"Hide and Q"? I remember some disaster that Riker had to resist using his Q powers on.
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Time for another change-up. One of this site's running jokes is Captain Janeway's blind rage at the concept of "antimatter radiation". What episode is the origin of this vendetta?
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Probably a Malon episode.
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Nope. Though now that you mention it, the idea of anyone in this universe having so much antimatter they're throwing it away should probably have outraged her just as much.
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That sounds like she's talking about Emck, from "Night," but I didn't think he was from another universe.
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I don't think you followed that exchange correctly. Nate suggested the Malon, and I was just saying nope, not them. (My emphasis on "this universe" was a physics thing. Our universe is biased toward regular matter over antimatter; it's easy to imagine the bias going the other way in a different one.)
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No, I was sort of agreeing with you. It sounds like Emck, but it clearly isn't.
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Okay, a hint: the radiation was killing people. For plot purposes, it might as well have been Chernobyl-style nuclear radiation rather than the kind that annihilates everything it touches.
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Ugh. "Friendship One." That horrible, horrible episode.
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Yep. Lots of people seem to hate that one for different reasons. I was furious about Carey being brought back just to die; Jim Wright argued passionately against Janeway's carelessly-written final sentiment that exploration doesn't justify loss of life; purists were angry to see a delta symbol on a probe that predated Starfleet, much less the symbol's broader use which didn't start until the movie era; and Janeway, of course, will personally kill the next person who says "antimatter radiation." (Heh -- I just noticed the fiver also has an April Fool's reference. Timely.)

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