Continuing here our rundown of my 60 Favorite Fictional Artificial Intelligences.
This means things like robots, holograms, sentient computers, and so on from movies, TV shows, comics or books.
You can have a look here for Part One, which includes some of the rationale for this list, as well as some of the explanations and qualifications.
Continue reading Top 60 Favorite Fictional A.I.’s – Part Two [48-37]
Ro, now a lieutenant with advanced tactical training, is tasked to infiltrate the Maquis, whose aggressive actions are threatening to plunge the Federation and the Cardassians back into war. However, Ro grows sympathetic to the Maquis cause–attempting to protect their way of life from Cardassian harassment after their colony was relegated by treaty to the demilitarized zone. Ro grows particularly close to a Maquis leader called Macius, and after he is killed she betrays the Enterprise and warns the Maquis of an operation to capture them.
Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Preemptive Strike [7.24]
Worf is concerned by Alexander’s lack of interest in becoming a Klingon warrior. Attending a Klingon celebration in order to draw Alexander’s interest in that aspect of his culture, Worf is saved from an assassination attempt by a family friend, K’mtar. K’mtar attempts to convince Alexander to embrace his heritage as a Klingon and to become a warrior. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Firstborn [7.21]
An unexpected suicide of a crew member prompts Troi and Worf to conduct an investigation into the officer’s background. In this process, Troi begins to experience disturbing psychic flashes of incidents which took place during the Enterprise‘s construction. During this, Worf and Troi begin a romantic relationship Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Eye of the Beholder [7.18]
Four junior officers share life on board the Enterprise together, and from their vantage point outside the inner circle of the senior staff, learn bits and pieces about a top-secret mission related to the Cardassians. One of the officers, the Bajoran Ensign Sito, is asked to undertake a dangerous undercover mission into Cardassian space. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Lower Decks [7.15]
During a mission, Data meets human scientist Juliana Tainer who reveals that she is his “mother” – she helped to create him and was in fact married to Data’s creator, Noonian Soong. However, during the course of the mission Data realizes that Dr. Tainer is in fact also an android, albeit a highly sophisticated one. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Inheritance [7.10]
Data, under Lore’s thrall, conducts experiments on Geordi as part of Lore’s vision to destroy all organic life forms. Realizing that in addition to feeding him emotions, Lore has also has dismantled Data’s ethical programming, Picard and the others attempt to find a way to restore it. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Descent, Part II [7.1]
On a planet that Riker barely escaped from eight years earlier, the Enterprise discovers a duplicate of Riker, created by a freak transporter accident on that previous occasion. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Second Chances [6.24]
Worf finds himself a prisoner in a camp in which Klingons and Romulans have learned to live peacefully together, but only because the Klingons have given up their warrior ways. Worf must face his own prejudices when he realizes the woman he has become attracted to is in fact half-Romulan. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Birthright, Part II [6.17]
Troi wakes up to discover she has been surgically altered to appear Romulan, and placed aboard a Romulan ship as a high ranking intelligence officer. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Face of the Enemy [6.14]