Star Trek: The Next Generation/Devil's Due

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Devil's Due
Airdate February 4, 1991
Production Number 187
Writer(s) Philip Lazebnick
Director(s) Tom Benko
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Devil's Due is the thirteenth episode of the fourth season of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and the eighty-seventh episode overall.

Guest Stars: Marta DuBois (Ardra), Paul Lambert (Dr. Clarke), Marcelo Tubert (Jared), Thad Lamey (Devil Monster), Tom Magee (Klingon Monster), William Glover (Marley)


Plot Overview

A woman claiming to be the devil, Ardra, lays claim to the entire planet of Ventax 2 and it's inhabitants.


Arc Advancement


While panic and anarchy grip the general populace (fires burning, people running, etc), Picard attempts to negotiate with Ardra to prove that the Ventaxians solved their own problems.




The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

At one point Ardra claims to be the Klingon equivalent of the devil, Fek'lar.

Memorable Moments

The devil woman, Ardra, toys with Picard several times in a somewhat demeaning manner: beaming him off the ship in his nightgown, fondling his bald head in an overly-familiar way, etc.



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