History Recap / StarTrekTheNextGenerationS2E9TheMeasureOfAMan

4th Aug '17 7:47:09 PM HeraldAlberich
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* ThatWasObjectionable: When Riker demonstrates that Data's hand is detachable, Picard attempts to object to the dismemberment of his second officer, before realizing that he doesn't have a legal reason to oppose it under the circumstances.
2nd Aug '17 3:14:46 PM CaptainPedant
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** The sentiment is there, though understated: Data is reluctant to kiss'n'tell on Tasha, and has to be assured that she would not mind under these circumstances.
21st Jul '17 6:33:33 PM HeraldAlberich
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* CallBack: In "Encounter at Farpoint," when he first met Data, Riker called him "Pinocchio" after he said his dream was to be human. Here, he calls him that again after turning Data off.
-->"Pinocchio is broken. His strings have been cut."

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* CallBack: In "Encounter "[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E1EncounterAtFarpoint Encounter at Farpoint," Farpoint]]," when he first met Data, Riker called him "Pinocchio" after he said his dream was to be human. Here, he calls him that again after turning Data off.
-->"Pinocchio -->'''Riker:''' Pinocchio is broken. His Its strings have been cut."



* CruelToBeKind: Thanks to a shorthanded staff at the starbase, Riker ''had'' to be the prosecutor and ''had'' to give a strong argument, so that Data and Picard can have a platform to defend themselves. Riker hates himself for it, but Data understood exactly why Riker did what he did, and forgives him.

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* CruelToBeKind: Thanks to a shorthanded staff at the starbase, Riker ''had'' ''has'' to be the prosecutor and ''had'' ''has'' to give a strong argument, so that Data and Picard can have a platform to defend themselves. Riker hates himself for it, but Data understood understands exactly why Riker did what he did, and forgives him.
20th Jul '17 2:09:11 PM Sheepeditor
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** Note, also, that Data is an emotionless android, and is therefore incapable of an emotional response such as holding a grudge.
6th Jul '17 11:10:14 AM LtFedora
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* CallBack: In "Encounter at Farpoint," when he first met Data, Riker called him "Pinocchio" after he said his dream was to be human. Here, he calls him that again after turning Data off.
-->"Pinocchio is broken. His strings have been cut."
29th May '17 10:38:03 AM wyattte
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[[caption-width-right:350:"It is a collection of neural nets and heuristic algorithms. Its responses are dictated by an elaborate software program written by a man. The hardware was built by a man. And now a man will shut it off."]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:"It [[caption-width-right:350:''"It is a collection of neural nets and heuristic algorithms. Its responses are dictated by an elaborate software program written by a man. The hardware was built by a man. \\
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And now a man will shut it off."]]
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* CruelToBeKind: Thanks to a shorthanded staff at the starbase, Riker ''had'' to be the prosecutor and ''had'' to give a strong argument, so that Data and Picard can have a platform to defend themselves. Riker hates himself for it, but Data understood exactly why Riker did what he did, and forgives him.
24th Feb '17 9:03:51 PM katrinahood
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[floatboxright:
Series: ''Series/{{Star Trek The Next Generation}}''\\
Episode: Season 2, Episode 9\\
Title: "The Measure of a Man"\\
Previous: "A Matter of Honor"\\
Next: "The Dauphin"\\
Recapper: Synjo Deonecros]

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[floatboxright:
Series: ''Series/{{Star Trek The Next Generation}}''\\
Episode: Season 2, Episode 9\\
Title: "The Measure of a Man"\\
Previous: "A Matter of Honor"\\
Next: "The Dauphin"\\
Recapper: Synjo Deonecros]
22nd Jan '17 8:36:37 AM HeraldAlberich
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-->"That action injured you, and saved me. I will not forget it."

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-->"That -->'''Data:''' That action injured you, and saved me. I will not forget it."
30th Nov '16 7:27:00 AM fruitstripegum
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* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: The plot theme, as reflected by its title.



* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: The plot theme, as reflected by its title.
16th Oct '16 9:41:16 PM eowynjedi
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-->"That action injured you, and saved me. I will not forget it."
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