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* ExactTimeToFailure: As usual when it comes to radiation, the computer tells everyone how long it will be until exposure becomes lethal -- because of course radiation affects everyone the same way and you'll be just fine if you shut it down JustInTime.

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* ExactTimeToFailure: As usual when it comes to radiation, the computer tells everyone how long it will be until exposure becomes lethal -- because of course radiation affects everyone the same way and you'll be just fine if you shut it down JustInTime. Riker just has the countdown outright disabled as they're flying out of the asteroid field, as it's just become a nuisance by then.



** Also, at the climax, Picard relieves Wesley in order to personally fly the ship out of the asteroid field, though that may be so Wesley isn't burdened with dooming the crew if he fails.

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** Also, at the climax, Picard relieves Wesley in order to personally fly the ship out of the asteroid field, though that may be so Wesley isn't burdened with dooming the crew if he fails. Picard was also a legendary helmsman before he gained his first command, so he truly was the best person on that bridge to fly them to safety (as his slingshot maneuver showed).

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* DrowningMySorrows: Geordi spends quite some time at the ship's bar after being friend-zoned by Christy.

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--> "I am Galek Sar, Captain of the Promellian cruiser ''Cleponji''. I wish anyone who finds this record to know my crew has behaved courageously. I want it recorded for all time that I, alone, am responsible for the fate that befell us. I have failed as a captain, and as the man responsible for all the souls aboard my ship."

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* TheKnightsWhoSaySquee: [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy Worf]] is awestruck at the sight of a Promellian battlecruiser. He also admires its crew for [[GoingDownWithTheShip dying at their posts]].

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* ExactTimeToFailure: As usual when it comes to radiation, the computer tells everyone how long it will be until exposure becomes lethal -- because of course radiation affects everyone the same way and you'll be just fine if you shut it down JustInTime.


* TheMainCharactersDoEverything:
** Variant, in that it's the main character and a single guest character - Strictly speaking, why is it that Geordi can ONLY consult with the holographic recreation of Leah Brahms? Doesn't he have the whole engineering staff to depend on, none of whom are ever seen interacting on this problem? We even see later in the season Geordi brainstorming with other engineering crew.
** Also, at the climax, Picard relieves Wesley in order to personally fly the ship out of the asteroid field, though that may be so Wesley isn't burdened with dooming the crew if he fails.



* SeriesContinuityError: Although Worf claims he never "played with toys" when Picard asks if anyone has ever made model ships in bottles, we did in fact see Worf trying to put together a model ship back in season two's "[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS2E21PeakPerformance Peak Performance]]." To be fair, on that occasion it was not specifically a [[InsistentTerminology ship in a bottle]], but it seems strange that he wouldn't make the connection.
** You really think Worf, the fearsome Klingon warrior, will admit that even ''he's'' NotSoAboveItAll?

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* SeriesContinuityError: Although Worf claims he never "played with toys" when Picard asks if anyone has ever made model ships in bottles, we did in fact see Worf trying to put together a model ship back in season two's "[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS2E21PeakPerformance Peak Performance]]." To be fair, on that occasion it was not specifically a [[InsistentTerminology ship in a bottle]], but it seems strange that he wouldn't make the connection.
** You really think Worf, the fearsome Klingon warrior, will admit that
connection. Then again, it's doubtful Worf would acknowledge said models as being toys even ''he's'' NotSoAboveItAll?if it had occurred to him.



* TheMainCharactersDoEverything:
** Variant, in that it's the main character and a single guest character - Strictly speaking, why is it that Geordi can ONLY consult with the holographic recreation of Leah Brahms? Doesn't he have the whole engineering staff to depend on, none of whom are ever seen interacting on this problem? We even see later in the season Geordi brainstorming with other engineering crew.
** Also, at the climax, Picard relieves Wesley in order to personally fly the ship out of the asteroid field.


* {{Foreshadowing}}: The holographic violinist in Geordi's holoprogram plays Johannes Brahms' "Hungarian Dance No. 5"--as in, hinting at the fact that Geordi's second LoveInterest of the episode would share the same last name.[[note]]And ''also'' foreshadowing his intention (before realizing it's too corny and obvious) to use mood music by Brahms in his date with the real Leah in [[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS4E16GalaxysChild "Galaxy's Child"]].[[/note]]

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: {{Foreshadowing}}:
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The holographic violinist in Geordi's holoprogram plays Johannes Brahms' "Hungarian Dance No. 5"--as in, hinting at the fact that Geordi's second LoveInterest of the episode would share the same last name.[[note]]And ''also'' foreshadowing his intention (before realizing it's too corny and obvious) to use mood music by Brahms in his date with the real Leah in [[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS4E16GalaxysChild "Galaxy's Child"]].[[/note]][[/note]]
** Although no connection is ever made in dialogue, the ApocalypticLog of the Promellian captain taking responsibility for his crew's fate could foreshadow Picard's taking the helm from Wesley in order to fly the ship clear himself -- so that, if anything should go wrong, it would be on the Captain rather than the teenager.



* TheMainCharactersDoEverything: Variant, in that it's the main character and a single guest character - Strictly speaking, why is it that Geordi can ONLY consult with the holographic recreation of Leah Brahms? Doesn't he have the whole engineering staff to depend on, none of whom are ever seen interacting on this problem? We even see later in the season Geordi brainstorming with other engineering crew

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* TheMainCharactersDoEverything: TheMainCharactersDoEverything:
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Variant, in that it's the main character and a single guest character - Strictly speaking, why is it that Geordi can ONLY consult with the holographic recreation of Leah Brahms? Doesn't he have the whole engineering staff to depend on, none of whom are ever seen interacting on this problem? We even see later in the season Geordi brainstorming with other engineering crewcrew.
** Also, at the climax, Picard relieves Wesley in order to personally fly the ship out of the asteroid field.


* FridgeLogic: So, on a ship with over a thousand crewmen, a staff that must number in the high double digits at least... The only person Geordi can consult on this is a holographic recreation of the original engine designer, and not a single additional crewman?

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* FridgeLogic: So, on a ship with over a thousand crewmen, a staff that must number in the high double digits at least... The only person Geordi can consult on this is a holographic recreation of the original engine designer, and not a single additional crewman?


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* TheMainCharactersDoEverything: Variant, in that it's the main character and a single guest character - Strictly speaking, why is it that Geordi can ONLY consult with the holographic recreation of Leah Brahms? Doesn't he have the whole engineering staff to depend on, none of whom are ever seen interacting on this problem? We even see later in the season Geordi brainstorming with other engineering crew

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** You really think Worf, the fearsome Klingon warrior, will admit that even ''he's'' NotSoAboveItAll?


* {{Foreshadowing}}: The holographic violinist in Geordi's holoprogram plays Johannes Brahms' "Hungarian Dance No. 5"--as in, hinting at the fact that Geordi's second LoveInterest of the episode would share the same last name.[[labelnote:*]]And ''also'' foreshadowing his intention (before realizing it's too corny and obvious) to use mood music by Brahms in his date with the real Leah in [[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS4E16GalaxysChild "Galaxy's Child"]].[[/labelnote]]

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: The holographic violinist in Geordi's holoprogram plays Johannes Brahms' "Hungarian Dance No. 5"--as in, hinting at the fact that Geordi's second LoveInterest of the episode would share the same last name.[[labelnote:*]]And [[note]]And ''also'' foreshadowing his intention (before realizing it's too corny and obvious) to use mood music by Brahms in his date with the real Leah in [[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS4E16GalaxysChild "Galaxy's Child"]].[[/labelnote]][[/note]]


* {{Foreshadowing}}: The holographic violinist in Geordi's holoprogram plays Johannes Brahms' "Hungarian Dance No. 5"--as in, hinting at the fact that Geordi's second LoveInterest of the episode would share the same last name.[[labelnote:*]]And ''also'' foreshadowing his intention (before realizing it's too corny and obvious) to use mood music by Brahms in his date with the real Leah in ''[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS4E16GalaxysChild Galaxy's Child]]''.[[/labelnote]]

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: The holographic violinist in Geordi's holoprogram plays Johannes Brahms' "Hungarian Dance No. 5"--as in, hinting at the fact that Geordi's second LoveInterest of the episode would share the same last name.[[labelnote:*]]And ''also'' foreshadowing his intention (before realizing it's too corny and obvious) to use mood music by Brahms in his date with the real Leah in ''[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS4E16GalaxysChild Galaxy's Child]]''.[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS4E16GalaxysChild "Galaxy's Child"]].[[/labelnote]]


%%* {{Foreshadowing}}: The holographic violinist in Geordi's holoprogram plays Johannes Brahms' "Hungarian Dance No. 5".
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%%* * {{Foreshadowing}}: The holographic violinist in Geordi's holoprogram plays Johannes Brahms' "Hungarian Dance No. 5".
%% The above entry is commented out because it isn't clear what "Hungarian Dance No. 5" is foreshadowing.
5"--as in, hinting at the fact that Geordi's second LoveInterest of the episode would share the same last name.[[labelnote:*]]And ''also'' foreshadowing his intention (before realizing it's too corny and obvious) to use mood music by Brahms in his date with the real Leah in ''[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS4E16GalaxysChild Galaxy's Child]]''.[[/labelnote]]


* {{Precursors}}: The Promellians and Menthar.


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* {{Precursors}}: The Promellians and Menthar.

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* SociallyAwkwardHero: Geordi, as {{lampshaded}} by the man himself.
--> '''Geordi:''' Guinan, I just don't get it. I can field strip a fusion reactor. I can realign a power transfer tunnel. Why can't I make anything work with a woman like Christy? I don't know what to do, what to say...

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