Star Trek: The Next Generation
|Episode Number||83 (4.09)|
|Teleplay||Kacey Arnold-Ince and Jeri Taylor|
Wesley joins Captain Picard on a final mission after learning he will finally be going to Starfleet Academy. En route to mediate a miners' dispute, the shuttlecraft crashes on a desert moon. Meanwhile, the Enterprise tows a radioactive garbage scow.Guest Cast
Nick Tate (Captain Dirgo)
Kim Hamilton (Chairman Songi)
Mary Kohnert (Ensign Tess Allenby)
- With this episode, Wil Wheaton officially leaves the regular cast. Like Denise Crosby, he asked to be let go to pursue a film career. Wil Wheaton's name will be dropped from the opening credits after this episode.
- In this episode, Wesley Crusher does not save the Enterprise, only Captain Picard.
- Wesley Crusher will return as a guest star to once again save the Enterprise in Season 5's "The Game".