Star Trek: The Next Generation/Time's Arrow (2)

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Time's Arrow (2)
Season 6, Episode 1
Airdate September 21, 1992
Production Number 40270-227
Teleplay by Jeri Taylor
Story by Joe Menosky
Directed by Les Landau
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Time's Arrow (2) is the first episode of the sixth season of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and the one hundred twenty-seventh episode overall.

Starring: Patrick Stewart (Capt. Jean-Luc Picard), Jonathan Frakes (Cmdr. William Riker)

Also Starring: LeVar Burton (Lt. Cmdr. Geordi La Forge), Michael Dorn (Lieutenant Worf), Gates McFadden (Dr. Beverly Crusher), Marina Sirtis (Counselor Deanna Troi), Brent Spiner (Lt. Commander Data)

Guest Stars: Jerry Hardin (Samuel Clemens), Pamela Kosh (Mrs. Carmichael), William Boyett (Policeman), Michael Aron (Jack London), James Gleeson (Dr. Appollinaire), Mary Stein (Alien Nurse), Alexander Enberg (Reporter)

and Special Guest Star: Whoopi Goldberg (Guinan)

Co-Stars: Bill Cho Lee (Male Patient), Majel Barrett (Computer Voice)


Plot Overview

A rescue mission is sent to get Data who is trapped on 19th century Earth, pursuing the aliens from Duvidia 2. The rescue team gets mixed up with Samuel Clemens and also discovers that Guinan was on Earth during that time.


Arc Advancement



We find out that Guinan was on Earth for some time during the 19th century. We also find out that some of her wisdom about Picard and things Enterprise stems from this encounter -- show knows/will know things about Picard before he knows them.



The Show

At the end of this episode Data's head is 500 years older than his body.

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments