[TNG] Season 3, Episode 11: The Hunted
Some elements of this episode remind me of Space Seed, although there’s nothing as good as Montalban in The Hunted. It’s still entertaining enough for a 3.
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A planet, including a young Farmer Hoggett, wants to get in on the Federation, and they also need a little help catching a fugitive
They end up capturing him, but he’s really tricky and super strong
Troi tries to talk to him. We later find out that he has a very sympathetic position but he doesn’t initially tell Troi about it cause he hates counselors
He was altered to fight a war. He instinctively will do anything to survive. He’s been kept on a colony/prison ’cause the citizens don’t know what to do with them
When they try to beam him back to the cops, he somehow gets out of being transported
Both sequences where they try to catch him are exciting and well done for the most part
The soldier ends up breaking his friends out of jail. Picard decides to just leave and let these dummies sort it out on their own.
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