Star Trek: The Next Generation/Symbiosis

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Season 1, Episode 22
Airdate April 18, 1988
Production Number 123
Teleplay by Robert Lewin and
Richard Manning &
Hans Beimler
Story by Robert Lewin
Directed by Win Phelps
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Symbiosis is the twenty-second episode of the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Starring: Patrick Stewart (Captain Jean-Luc Picard), Jonathan Frakes (Commander William Riker)

Also Starring: Levar Burton (Lt. Geordi La Forge), Denise Crosby (Lt. Tasha Yar), Michael Dorn (Lt. Worf), Gates McFadden (Doctor Beverly Crusher), Marina Sirtis (Counselor Deanna Troi), Brent Spiner (Lt. Commander Data), Wil Wheaton (Wesley Crusher)

Guest Stars: Judson Scott (Sobi), Merritt Butrick (T'Jon), Richard Lineback (Romas)

Co-Star: Kimberly Farr (Langor)


Plot Overview

In a star system with two inhabited planets, one is dependant on the other for the "cure" to their plague. The Enterprise crew discover that the cure is actually a narcotic and that there is no actual plague.


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