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* HalloweenEpisode: Originally aired October 31, 1992. Unlike most Halloween episodes, it doesn't go for a horror theme but does employ the traditional Halloween custom of having little kids dressed up like fictional characters.

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* HalloweenEpisode: Originally aired October 31, 1992. Unlike most Halloween episodes, it doesn't go for a horror theme but does employ the traditional Halloween custom of having little kids dressed up like fictional characters.characters, in this case with the explanation that the fictional characters in question were de-aged to be little kids.

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* HalloweenEpisode: Originally aired October 31, 1992. Unlike most Halloween episodes, it doesn't go for a horror theme but does employ the traditional Halloween custom of having little kids dressed up like fictional characters.


* YouLookFamiliar: The child actor who played Young Picard previously played Picard's nephew in "Family". He'd rather inconveniently gone through a major growth spurt since then, which rather undercut his supposedly seeming to be a helpless child. The director tried to work around it by having most of his appearances be alongside Creator/JonathanFrakes and Creator/MichaelDorn, the two tallest members of the cast, though this didn't really [[TeensAreShort conceal his height]] very much.

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* YouLookFamiliar: The child actor who played Young Picard previously played Picard's nephew in "Family"."[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS4E2Family Family]]". He'd rather inconveniently gone through a major growth spurt since then, which rather undercut his supposedly seeming to be a helpless child. The director tried to work around it by having most of his appearances be alongside Creator/JonathanFrakes and Creator/MichaelDorn, the two tallest members of the cast, though this didn't really [[TeensAreShort conceal his height]] very much.


* TakeThatScrappy: When Troi is trying to comfort Picard by suggesting he go back to the academy for a few years, from which he can emerge as Starfleet's youngest admiral ever, Picard just groans "...and be [[CreatorsPet Wesley Crusher]]'s roommate!" in response.


* WriterRevolt: The Ferengi's comments about how it's cruel to keep children aboard a starship that regularly goes into dangerous situations are very much shared by Ronald D. Moore, who uncreditedly wrote the final script for the episode, and later ensured that the ''Enterprise''-E would be a child-free zone when it arrived on the scene in ''Film/StarTrekFirstContact''.
* YouLookFamiliar: The child actor who played Young Picard previously played Picard's nephew in "Family". Unfortunately he'd gone through a major growth spurt since then, which rather undercuts the whole helpless child thing. The director tries to work around it by mostly keeping him in shot with Creator/JonathanFrakes and Creator/MichaelDorn, the two tallest members of the cast, though the fact that he's still not that much shorter than them doesn't really help.

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* TakeThatScrappy: When Troi is trying to comfort Picard by suggesting he go back to the academy for a few years, from which he can emerge as Starfleet's youngest admiral ever, Picard just groans "...and be [[CreatorsPet Wesley Crusher]]'s roommate!" in response.
* WriterRevolt: The Ferengi's comments about how it's cruel to keep children aboard a starship that regularly goes into dangerous situations are very much shared by Ronald D. Moore, who uncreditedly wrote the final script for the episode, episode uncredited, and later ensured that the ''Enterprise''-E would be a child-free zone when it arrived on the scene in ''Film/StarTrekFirstContact''.
* YouLookFamiliar: The child actor who played Young Picard previously played Picard's nephew in "Family". Unfortunately he'd He'd rather inconveniently gone through a major growth spurt since then, which rather undercuts the whole undercut his supposedly seeming to be a helpless child thing. child. The director tries tried to work around it by mostly keeping him in shot with having most of his appearances be alongside Creator/JonathanFrakes and Creator/MichaelDorn, the two tallest members of the cast, though the fact that he's still not that much shorter than them doesn't this didn't really help.[[TeensAreShort conceal his height]] very much.

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* WriterRevolt: The Ferengi's comments about how it's cruel to keep children aboard a starship that regularly goes into dangerous situations are very much shared by Ronald D. Moore, who uncreditedly wrote the final script for the episode, and later ensured that the ''Enterprise''-E would be a child-free zone when it arrived on the scene in ''Film/StarTrekFirstContact''.
* YouLookFamiliar: The child actor who played Young Picard previously played Picard's nephew in "Family". Unfortunately he'd gone through a major growth spurt since then, which rather undercuts the whole helpless child thing. The director tries to work around it by mostly keeping him in shot with Creator/JonathanFrakes and Creator/MichaelDorn, the two tallest members of the cast, though the fact that he's still not that much shorter than them doesn't really help.
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