Star Trek: The Next Generation

“Time's Arrow, Part II”

Episode Number127 (6.01)
Production Number227
Stardate46001.3 (Year 2369)
Original Airdate21-Sep-1992
StoryJoe Menosky
TeleplayJeri Taylor
DirectorLes Landau

Picard and the crew encounter parasitic time-travelers killing humans for neural energy during the search for Data in 19th-century San Francisco.


Patrick Stewart (Capt. Jean-Luc Picard)
Jonathan Frakes (Cmdr. William Riker)
LeVar Burton (Lt. Cmdr. Geordi La Forge)
Michael Dorn (Lieutenant Worf)
Gates McFadden (Dr. Beverly Crusher)
Marina Sirtis (Lt. Cmdr. Deanna Troi)
Brent Spiner (Lt. Commander Data)

Guest Cast

Whoopi Goldberg (Guinan)
Jerry Hardin (Samuel L. Clemens)
Pamela Kosh (Mrs. Carmichael)
William Boyett (Policeman)
Michael Aron (Bellboy/Jack London)
James Gleason (Dr. Appollinaire)
Mary Stein (Alien Nurse)
Alexander Enberg (Reporter)
Van Epperson (Morgue Attendant)
Bill Cho Lee (Male Patient)
Majel Barrett (Computer Voice)

  • Alexander Enberg went on to play Vulcan junior officer Lt. Taurik in the TNG episode "Lower Decks" and plays recurring Voyager character Ensign Vorik (also a Vulcan), premiering in the episode "Fair Trade". He is also the son of writer/producer Jeri Taylor.
  • When Data's head gets blown off, they put the old head found on Earth on his body, so Data is now walking around with a 500-year-old head!