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“Shades of Gray”

Episode Number48 (2.22)
Production Number148
Season2
Stardate42976.1
Original Airdate17-Jul-1989
StoryMaurice Hurley
TeleplayMaurice Hurley, Richard Manning & Hans Beimler
DirectorRob Bowman
Pulaski treats Riker while Troi observes
Synopsis

While performing a geological survey, Riker contracts a mysterious disease that attacks his central nervous system. Dr. Pulaski tries to save him with a potentially lethal course of treatment.

Guest Cast

Diana Muldaur (Dr. Katherine Pulaski)
Colm Meaney (Chief Miles O'Brien)

Notes
  • "Riker's Greatest Hits." Widely regarded as the worst Next Generation episode ever, where Dr. Pulaski probes Riker's brain to trigger memories which cause emotional responses which attack the disease (i.e., it's a flashback episode).