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* NoNameGiven/OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: John Doe never learns his true identity from before the crash.

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* NoNameGiven/OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: NoNameGiven[=/=]OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: John Doe never learns his true identity from before the crash.


* IdentityAmnesia: 'John Doe' can't remember who he is, where he was going, or even what happened to cause his [[TraumaInducedAmnesia crash]]. His memory returns in bits and pieces over the next several weeks.
* NoNameGiven / OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: John Doe never learns his true identity from before the crash.

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* IdentityAmnesia: 'John Doe' can't remember who he is, where he was going, or even what happened to cause his [[TraumaInducedAmnesia crash]]. His memory returns in He recovers bits and pieces over the next several weeks.
weeks, but it's only in the last few minutes of the episode that he finally remembers who he is and what brought him to the crash site.
* NoNameGiven / OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: NoNameGiven/OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: John Doe never learns his true identity from before the crash.


* AnArmAndALeg: When first discovered, John Doe's horrible injuries include the complete loss of his left arm, though it's hard to notice. Oddly, no mention is made of an artificial replacement; it's possible his arm was recovered and reattached.

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* AnArmAndALeg: When first discovered, John Doe's horrible injuries include the complete loss of his left arm, though it's hard to notice. Oddly, no mention is made of an artificial replacement; it's possible Though she never explicitly says so, Crusher presumably reattaches it after stabilizing him. (She does make a comment about keeping his arm was recovered and reattached.in stasis until he's stable enough for surgery.)

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** Presumably, he remembers at the end (at the same time he remembers the rest), but by then, that particular detail is largely inconsequential, so his real name is never stated.


* PowerIncontinence: At points, John Doe's power goes beyond his control, including one burst of energy that critically wounds Worf. Thanks to Doe's HealingHands, though, Worf survives.

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* PowerIncontinence: At points, John Doe's power goes beyond his control, including one burst of energy that critically wounds Worf.[[TheWorfEffect Worf]]. Thanks to Doe's HealingHands, though, Worf survives.


* NightmareFuel: John Doe's appearance when he's first found by the ''Enterprise'' away team. More immediately apparent than the loss of his left arm is that he's recieved extreme facial trauma, ''with his brain exposed and skin ripped away from his cheek, exposing his back teeth''. One wonders how that bit of makeup SFX made it past Paramount censors...

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* NightmareFuel: John Doe's appearance when he's first found by the ''Enterprise'' away team. More immediately apparent than the loss of his left arm is that he's recieved extreme facial trauma, ''with his brain exposed and skin ripped away from his cheek, exposing his back teeth''. One wonders how that bit of makeup SFX made it past Paramount censors...



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[[caption-width-right:350:"I see the light!"]]

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* NoNameGiven / OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: John Doe never learns his true identity from before the crash.

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[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/tng_transfigurations.jpg]]

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* AmnesiacGod: {{Downplayed}}. John Doe isn't quite a god, but he ''is'' about to AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence and doesn't remember anything about it.



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* AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence: What everyone of John Doe's species is destined to do. He's just the first to do so successfully.
* CallBack: Geordi is still courting [[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS3E6BoobyTrap Christy Henshaw.]] Or, at least, trying to.

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\n!!Tropes:\n\n----
!!Tropes in this episode include:
* AnArmAndALeg: When first discovered, John Doe's horrible injuries include the complete loss of his left arm, though it's hard to notice. Oddly, no mention is made of an artificial replacement; it's possible his arm was recovered and reattached.
* AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence: What everyone of John Doe's species is destined to do. He's just the first to do so successfully.
successfully--because his species' authorities have been killing others showing signs of the metamorphosis, out of fear.
* CallBack: Geordi is still courting [[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS3E6BoobyTrap Christy Henshaw.]] Henshaw]]. Or, at least, trying to.to.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: Between Dr. Crusher's characterization of her relationship with John Doe as "almost spiritual," and Sunad's accusations against Doe of being a "disruptive influence" on Zalkonian society, Doe and his fellows are strongly suggestive of a persecuted religion. After becoming an EnergyBeing, John Doe even announces his intention to return to Zalkon to spread the Good News, now that Sunad and the other authorities can no longer kill him for speaking out.
* EnergyBeings: When John Doe [[AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence Ascends to a Higher Plane of Existence]], he first takes the form of a glowing orange humanoid, then transforms further into a ball of orange light.



* IdentityAmnesia: 'John Doe' can't remember who he is, where he was going, or even what happened to cause his [[TraumaInducedAmnesia crash]].

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* IdentityAmnesia: 'John Doe' can't remember who he is, where he was going, or even what happened to cause his [[TraumaInducedAmnesia crash]]. His memory returns in bits and pieces over the next several weeks.



* ThatCameOutWrong: While giving Geordi romantic advice, Worf tells him "You must let her see the fire in your eyes". [[BlindWithoutEm Um, forgetting something?]]
* TimeSkip: A month goes by in the middle of the episode while John Doe is recuperating and the romance between Geordi and Christy flourishes.

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* ThatCameOutWrong: While giving Geordi romantic advice, Worf tells him him, "You must let her see the fire in your eyes". eyes." [[BlindWithoutEm Um, forgetting something?]]
* TimeSkip: A month goes by in the middle of the episode while John Doe is recuperating and the romance between Geordi and Christy flourishes.flourishes.
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The ''Enterprise'' finds a crashed escape pod while exploring an uncharted planet, and finds an alien who is barely clinging on to life. After resuscitating and stabilizing him, the man's body shows amazingly quick recuperative powers. Unfortunately, he doesn't remember who he is or where he came from...



* ThatCameOutWrong: While giving Geordi romantic advice, Worf tells him "You must let her see the fire in your eyes". [[BlindWithoutEm Um, forgetting something?]]

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* ThatCameOutWrong: While giving Geordi romantic advice, Worf tells him "You must let her see the fire in your eyes". [[BlindWithoutEm Um, forgetting something?]]something?]]
* TimeSkip: A month goes by in the middle of the episode while John Doe is recuperating and the romance between Geordi and Christy flourishes.


* ThatCameOutWrong: While giving Geordi romantic advice, Worf tells him "You must let her see the fire in your eyes". [[BlindWithoutEm Um, forgetting something?]]
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic: For some, this episode is oozing religious references. It helps this episode is called ''Transfigurations.''

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* ThatCameOutWrong: While giving Geordi romantic advice, Worf tells him "You must let her see the fire in your eyes". [[BlindWithoutEm Um, forgetting something?]]
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic: For some, this episode is oozing religious references. It helps this episode is called ''Transfigurations.''
something?]]


* HealingHands

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* HealingHandsHealingHands: John Doe has the power to heal grievous injuries, even those which would otherwise be fatal.


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* PowerIncontinence: At points, John Doe's power goes beyond his control, including one burst of energy that critically wounds Worf. Thanks to Doe's HealingHands, though, Worf survives.

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