[TNG] Sarek

[TNG] Season 3, Episode 23: Sarek

SarekRating: 2

It’s cool to see Sarek again, but this is a pretty standard plot, with some silly things mixed in.

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Notes:

Theres another situation where they're negotiating with aliens and only a specific diplomat is capable of settling things. This time it's Sarek!

There’s another situation where only one diplomat in the whole galaxy is capable of settling a dispute. But THIS time it’s Sarek!

Wesley and Geordi start to fight. Wesley brings up Geordi's holodeck girlfriend

Wesley and Geordi start to fight. Wesley brings up Geordi’s holodeck girlfriend. Low blow, man.

The hold a Mozart concert where they play Brahms. I guess O'Brien wasn't good enough to play cello on this one.

They hold a Mozart concert where they play Brahms. I guess O’Brien wasn’t good enough to play cello on this one.

It makes Sarek cry!

Uh oh it makes Sarek cry!

Beverly slaps Wesley!

Beverly slaps Wesley!

Then there's a big fight in 10-forward

Then there’s a big fight in 10-forward

Beverly says it's all because of Sarek's rare medical condition. He's having a hard time controlling emotions, and he's psychicaly projecting intense emotions on other people

Beverly says it’s all because of Sarek’s rare medical condition. He’s having a hard time controlling emotions, and he’s psychically projecting emotions on other people.

At first Sarek won't admit he has a problem, but Picard gets through to him

At first Sarek won’t admit he has a problem, but Picard gets through to him.

Through a mind meld, Sarek can gain the stability he needs to go through with the negotions, but it will make it so Picard has to endure everything Sarek has been holding inside of him

Through a mind meld, Sarek can gain the stability he needs to go through with the negotiations, but it will make it so Picard has to endure everything Sarek has been holding inside of him.

The writers figured that since they have a Patrick Stewart, they might as well come up with the most ridiculously hard scene to act, like expressing every emotion, on an intense level, simultaneously.

The writers figured that since they have a Patrick Stewart, they might as well come up with the most ridiculously hard scene to act, like expressing every emotion, on an intense level, simultaneously. It looks something like this.

Everything works out

Everything works out though.

 

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  • Lombas

    I m happy I didn’t waste my time with this episode. Thanks ☺

  • MongrelScribe

    I like this episode just because I think Patrick Stewart pulls off his big scene at the end. The rest of it is kind of silly.

  • L

    sareks sons wedding? was it Spock? 🙂