When the crew of the Enterprise learn of a Federation conspiracy against the inhabitants of a unique planet, Captain Picard begins an open rebellion.

Admiral Matthew Dougherty: Jean-Luc, we're only moving 600 people.
Captain Picard: How many people does it take, Admiral, before it becomes wrong? Hmm? A thousand, fifty thousand, a million? How many people does it take, Admiral?
[about Worf's pimple]
Commander Riker: Klingons never do anything small, do you?
Commander Riker: Our guests have arrived. They're eating the floral arrangements on the banquet tables.
Cmdr. Beverly Crusher: I guess they don't believe in cocktails before dinner.
Counselor Deanna Troi: Oh, my God. Are they vegetarian? That's not in there.
Captain Picard: Perhap we should have the chef whip up a light balsamic vinaigrette, something that goes well with chrysanthemums.
Captain Picard: Do you remember when we used to be explorers?
Counselor Deanna Troi: Have you noticed how your boobs have firmed up?
Cmdr. Beverly Crusher: Not that we care about that in this day and age.
Counselor Deanna Troi: Uh huh.
Cmdr. Beverly Crusher: [notices Data] Thank you, Data.
Data: [walks over to Worf]
Lieutenant Commander Worf: I've an odd craving for the blood of a live Kolar beast.
Data: And have you noticed how your boobs have firmed up? Not that we care about tha...
Data: I feel obliged to point out that the environmental anomalies may have stimulated certain rebellious instincts common to youth, which could affect everyone's judgment... Except mine of course.
Cmdr. Beverly Crusher: Okay Data. What do *you* think we should do?
Data: Saddle up, lock and load!
Captain Picard: Mr. Worf, do you know Gilbert and Sullivan?
Lieutenant Commander Worf: No sir, I have not had a chance to meet all the new crew members since I have been back.
Captain Picard: We're going to stop by Sector 441 on our way to the Goran system.
Geordi La Forge: They *are* in opposite directions.
Geordi La Forge: I've never seen a sunrise. Not the way you see it.
[Referring to his clean-shaven face]
Commander Riker: Smooth as an android's bottom.
Data: I seem to be missing several memory engrams.
[Geordi shows him several microchips he is holding in his hand]
Data: There they are.
Captain Picard: If a court-martial is the only way to tell the Federation what is happening here, Admiral... I welcome it.
Data: In the event of a water landing, I have been designed to act as a flotation device.
[to Deanna]
Commander Riker: I kiss you and you say "yuck"?
Captain Picard: Data, what's the last thing you remember?
Data: [singing] His nose should pant, and his lip should curl...
Captain Picard: From the mission.
Cmdr. Beverly Crusher: You either need a new uniform or a new neck.
Captain Picard: Yew-cheen-chef-faw. My collar size is exactly as it was at the academy.
Cmdr. Beverly Crusher: Of course it is.
Lieutenant Commander Worf: [after disabling a drone with his phaser-compression rifle] Definitely feeling aggressive tendency, sir!
Captain Picard: I wish I could spare a few centuries to learn.
Anij: It took us centuries to learn that it doesn't have to take centuries to learn.
Captain Picard: Don't panic!
Anij: I've been shot at, thrown into the lake out of a ship that's come to abduct us - what's there to panic about?
Captain Picard: [to Worf] Straighten your baldric.
Admiral Matthew Dougherty: We'll simply be restoring them to their natural evolution.
Captain Picard: Who the hell are we to determine the next course of evolution for these people?
[there is a blemish on Worf's face]
Captain Picard: Have you been in a fight, Mr Worf?
Lieutenant Commander Worf: [sighs] No sir... it is a "gorch".
Captain Picard: Gorch?
Data: [whispers] Pimple, sir.
Captain Picard: Oh... it's hardly noticeable.
Commander Riker: [the Enterprise is rocked by a photon torpedo from the Son'a ship] Photon torpedo. Isn't that the universal greeting when communications are down?
Geordi La Forge: I think it's the universal greeting when you don't like someone.
Sona Officer: He wouldn't?
Lieutenant Commander Worf: Yes, he would!
Commander Riker: [to Lt. Daniels] Tell them our transceiver assembly is down, that we can send messages but not receive them.
Lt. Daniels: I don't think they believe us.
Commander Riker: Why not?
[the Enterprise is rocked by a photon torpedo from a Son'a ship]
Commander Riker: Photon torpedo.
[Walking over to Geordi]
Commander Riker: Isn't that the universal greeting when communications are down?
Geordi La Forge: I think it's the universal greeting when you don't like someone.
[to 300-year-old Anij]
Captain Picard: I should warn you - I've always been attracted to older women.
Admiral Matthew Dougherty: It was for the Federation... it was all for the Federation!
Commander Riker: [referring to his shaven face] Smooth as an android's bottom, eh, Data?
Data: I beg your pardon, Sir?
Data: [later] Commander! May I?
[feels his face, shakes his head]
[last lines]
Captain Picard: Picard to Enterprise. Seven to beam up.
Captain Picard: [exchanges glances with Anij one last time]
Captain Picard: Energize.
[the Enterprise crew dematerialize]
Captain Picard: I'm not letting go of him!
Commander Riker: We're through running from these bastards!
Captain Picard: Ru'afo, we're getting too old for this.
Ad'har Ru'afo: After today, that won't be a problem... for either of us.
Captain Picard: In 300 years, you never learned to swim?
Anij: I just haven't got around to it yet.
Anij: Have you ever experienced, a perfect moment in time?
Captain Picard: A perfect moment?
Anij: When time seemed to stop, and you could almost live, in that moment.
Captain Picard: Seeing my home planet from space, for the first time.
Anij: Yes. Exactly. Nothing more complicated than perception.
Anij: ...We've discovered that a single moment in time can be a universe in itself, full of powerful forces. Most people aren't aware enough of the now to even notice.
Captain Picard: Will, Geordi: go back and put a face on what's happening here. Make the council see the Baku. It's too easy to turn a blind eye to the suffering of a people you don't know.
Lieutenant Commander Worf: The Son'a wish to negotiate a cease-fire. It may have to do with the fact that we only have three minutes of air left.
Captain Picard: [to Gallatin/Golna] Here you are, closing those eyes, trying not to see what bitterness has done... Turned you into a coward - a man who denies his own conscience.
Ad'har Ru'afo: I'm going to miss these flesh-stretching sessions, my dear.
[first lines]
[children playing hide and seek]
child: There he is. Let's get him, come on!
Commander Riker: You think it's possible for two people to go back in time, undo a mistake they've made?
Counselor Deanna Troi: On this ship? Anything's possible...
Ad'har Ru'afo: Admiral Dougherty will not be joining us for dinner. Activate the collector.

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