With its depiction of a world of incredible gadgetry, Star Trek has been credited with inspiring countless pieces of technology from the mobile phone to medical scanners. But we don’t like to take the easy route when it comes to making fatuous lists.
The Enterprise sets off to investigate a Federation colony after receiving a distress call. Upon arrival they find the entire planet destroyed like some desolate matte painting, except for one house where a nice old couple live.
The Sheliak Corporate gets in touch with the Enterprise and they never, ever call so the crew know that something’s up. They want some humans cleared off a planet, that’s belongs to them thanks to a hundred year old treaty.
First Contact now having reached the end of season 2. it’s a great time to look back at some of the important lessons that we have learned. Strap yourself in for some earth shattering revelations from the TNG universe.