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Data and Tasha Yar had a drug fueled liaison during season 1 of TNG, The Naked Now. It was never spoken of again, but referenced in Season 2 Measure of a Man. Season 1 was 2364-2365, First Contact was 2373. Roughly 8 and a half years later. Ergo, he's taking about Natasha. If Data wasn't incapable of being robotically precise, his keeping to the second ...


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The line is simply self-referential humor on the part of the writers, and I guess you could say it's an attempt at breaking the fourth wall. The character of Cochrane isn't really intended to have any awareness of a TV show called Star Trek. The crew of the USS Enterprise are basically trekking around the stars, hence the name of the show. As such, when they ...


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The poker games in TNG were friendly games between officers, with no actual wages. Not even a shift change was at stake, as no one was over worked or lazy. The wages were tokens and the winner just got bragging rights till next game. Just a way to relieve stress and get closer to their peers. In line with Roddenberry vision of the future. Voyager was ...


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