But this will be trickier than any time before, since Q says it is Picard that will destroy humanity. "It's a letter of the alphabet as far as I know. We collapsed the anomaly?" He asks Data to find the USS Pasteur, saying that he has some pull with the captain-at least he used to. "See you… out there", the omnipotent entity states to Picard before disappearing. She asks for an explanation, but Picard can not give an explanation. She gets him some warm milk with a dash of nutmeg, and observing that he's exhausted, orders him to sleep. "I am glad you approve. He asks O'Brien to accompany him to engineering, where he gives the chief instructions to bypass the plasma inducers. Q shows Picard the sky, which shows that the anomaly is so large that it can be seen from Earth and spreads across the entire Alpha Quadrant. Riker orders them out of range of the Pasteur, narrowly escaping the blast caused by the ship's explosion, and then engages the Enterprise out of Klingon space. A feature-length episode The only way to stop the eruption is to seal the rupture at the convergence point, by using a static warp shell. The warp shell is working, but the temporal energy ruptures the past Enterprise's warp containment system, causing an anti-matter eruption, destroying the ship. The cloak is down, so they engage at warp 13 back to Federation space. So, I am asking you for a leap of faith... and to trust me. He states that he has never been aboard one, but is familiar with the blueprints and schematics. "Are you saying that it worked? "Hmm, I like it already. He finally recognizes the barbaric people he has been seeing, and Q appears as he did seven years prior, stating that he thought Picard would never figure out it was Q who was behind it. Yar appears in ", Colm Meaney commented about this episode, ", Several changes were made so that the sets would appear as they did in, The two-step raised platform for the future, "All Good Things..." entered production on Friday, The vineyard scenes with Picard and Geordi were filmed at, Despite having been scheduled to be filmed over just sixteen days, this episode's shoot required a seventeenth day, which was Tuesday. Romulan (TNG episode: "Future Imperfect"), In an alternate reality caused by Q, Tomalak commanded the IRW Terix in 2370 when approximately thirty warbirds were deployed on the Romulan Neutral Zone in response to a temporal anomaly in the Devron system which was erupting anti-time. In the present, Data has a preliminary report of the anomaly. "Is that all this meant to you? She says that they need to get clearance to cross the border, and La Forge suggests contacting Worf. Picard tells Riker that he knows why the anomaly is being caused. Riker says that Starfleet tried to decommission her five years ago, but the advantage of being an admiral was that he got to pick his own ship. She reveals that he has advanced Irumodic Syndrome, and that it is possible that the entire journey is in his mind. For All Good Things. Earl Grey, hot." After negotiating with Picard, he agreed to allow the Federation's counterpart flagship, the starship USS Enterprise-D, to enter the Zone and travel to the Devron system in order to deal with the crisis. It is at this time that Counselor Troi reveals the romance that she had had with Commander Riker, but Picard states that he is confident in her abilities to deal with the situation. Suddenly, Picard shifts back to the present. Picard shuts down the pulse in both the present and the past, but the anomaly remains unaffected. (TTN novel: Taking Wing), In the same year, he was responsible for defending Romulus from Commander Donatra who was opposed to Tal'Aura's leadership. Data is about an hour and 45 minutes away from completing his tachyon scan, and Picard wants to find some way to collapse the anomaly, then dismisses the senior staff. Worf joins his former crewmates on one final mission. As a result of these actions, Tomalak informed his son that his actions had endangered the mission and dishonored their name. She met the Federation's counterpart flagship, the USS Enterprise-D in an effort to investigate a large temporal anomaly reported in the Devron system. He calls immediately for red alert, and a senior staff meeting. He along with Tal'Aura were one of the many factions on Romulus who sought to take control of the Empire. The very touch and smell of things was more real than a dream. Outside the window, the USS Enterprise is docked at McKinley Station, in orbit of Earth. Picard refuses to believe this, wanting to go there to see for himself. Contents[show] Overview Biography Notes & Trivia The character of Tomalak was created by director David Carson and writers David Kemper and Michael Piller based on concepts originally developed by Gene Roddenberry. This is one of three episodes where Picard is seen occupying the, In the past timeline, Picard refers to a young Miles O'Brien and his passion for building model starship engines, a fact first revealed in the, The conversation in the conference lounge around the mid point of the episode has some parallels to a similar conversation in ". Picard demands to know where the anomaly is, but Q does not give him the answer. Rotten Tomatoes, home of the Tomatometer, is the most trusted measurement of quality for Movies & TV. (Unlimited comic: "Inheritance"), In late 2368, he attempted to kidnap Data in order to get assistance with closing an inter-dimensional rift. Crusher apologizes, and then Picard agrees to go get some rest. ". Riker calmly asks the captain if there is a problem. In Ten Forward, La Forge compliments on how well Enterprise has held up over the years. In a hurried mood, he asks Troi for the date, to which Worf answers that it is stardate 47988. Male Episode Title: 'All Good Things' Episode Number : 725 Synopsis : "Q causes Picard to leap back and forth in time in an attempt to save humanity from destruction by his own folly." "Star Trek: The Next Generation" All Good Things... (TV Episode 1994) Andreas Katsulas as Cmdr. Crusher then agrees with him and leaves. Q then closes the court, and Picard is sent back to the present. Nearly thirty Romulan warbirds have been diverted to the Neutral Zone from Romulus, and there is also some sort of spatial anomaly in the Devron system. Picard states that this is the right place, and the right time, but "he" is not here. Picard hopes that he never finds himself in the courtroom again, causing Q to ask if Picard has been paying attention… the trial never ends. Counselor Troi warns them not to second guess, and believes that the best course of action is to handle each situation as it arrives. Picard suggested one ship from each side investigate. He wants everyone to prepare battle readiness reports to cope with the Romulan threat, and ends the meeting. Tomalak confronted Jean-Luc Picard concerning their mutual fleet movements, and each agreed to send a single vessel into the Neutral Zone to investigate. ← 176th of 176 produced in TNG Memory Beta articles sourced from episodes and movies, Memory Beta articles sourced from short stories, Memory Beta articles sourced from novellas, Memory Beta articles sourced from websites, Public Enemies, Private Lives, Conclusion, https://memory-beta.fandom.com/wiki/Tomalak?oldid=652022. Picard sets the course to the Devron system, warp 5. Temporal energy interferes with main power once they enter, but they attempt to stabilize it. Picard learns from Q that he is to be the cause of the annihilation of humanity and begins an incredible journey through time from the present, to the past when he first took command of the Enterprise, to twenty-five years into the future. "Now that was an incredible program." Picard is now an old man in a vineyard, tying some vines. In the observation lounge, Picard tries to put things straight. (DS9 novella: The Badlands, Part IV), In 2373, he was involved in a mission with his son Narak and working with a splinter group of the Maquis. TNG, Episode 7x25/26 Picard tells the ensign not to leave in six hours, but Crusher overrules him. However, it is larger that it just was in the present. "No." Picard asks what if the anomaly is really there, but Riker simply responds that the latest report from Starfleet Intelligence states no unusual activity in the Devron system. He and La Forge work on rerouting power and initiate the tachyon pulse. She welcomes the three of them aboard, and tells Picard that his idea is absurd, but then again, she could never say no to him. ", "Q, what is it that you're trying to tell me?" Other members of the senior staff enter. Suddenly, Picard is in the present, talking with Commander Tomalak. "All Good Things...," 20 Years Later Star Trek: The Next Generation ended its seven-year run on May 23, 1994, with the two-hour finale, “All Good Things…” The extended farewell touched all the bases, sending Captain Picard into the past, present and future, a wild ride masterminded by Q. Picard again asks the counselor if she senses an alien presence, and Worf asks Yar what is a "Q," who responds that all she knows is that it is a letter of the alphabet. On the future Enterprise, as La Forge reports that the anomaly is nearly gone. Picard responds a week, and starts to explain that Data, too, thinks that his time shifting is all a delusion, an idea which Data says had indeed crossed his mind. They are about to combine to form the first proteins, however, the disturbance from the anomaly stops the combination as it happens. Data calls sickbay, and Crusher determines that La Forge is growing new eyes. He orders another full scan of the anomaly. Q tells Picard that during that one moment, his mind was open to possibilities that he had never considered before. (TOS novels: Vulcan's Soul, Epiphany), By 2380 after the death of the Imperial Romulan Senate and the mad Shinzon of Remus, Tomalak had attained the position of Proconsul and supported newly risen Praetor Tal'Aura. Season 7, Episode 25 All Good Things... First Aired: May 24, 1994 Mankind's existence hangs in the balance as Picard travels between the past, present and future to reconcile a … The site may not work as expected. Data is amazed at the captain's knowledge, and agrees to make the modifications. When Picard wants to go into the Neutral Zone, Tomalak agrees so long as a Romulan ship can go as well. "Answer me! Nurse Ogawa gives Crusher bio-spectral results, but these also show no signs of temporal displacement. All The Good Things by Clare Fisher is a highly charged emotional read that just grabs you right in the heart. They agree, and make preparations to go in. A single pilot was recovered by the Enterprise from the crash but was seriously injured and being treated in the Enterprise's sick bay. Narak murdered the entire cell of the Maquis he was working with and captured Jake Sisko which led to a joint task force of Starfleet under Captain Benjamin Sisko and Maquis leader Cal Hudson uniting against the Romulans. (TOS novel: Vulcan's Heart) He held the rank of Commander within the Romulan Star Navy in 2366 and commanded a D'deridex class warbird, the IRW Deranas, which violated the Neutral Zone which attempted to rescue th… He says that he was somewhere else a few minutes ago, a long time ago, talking to Beverly Crusher. Data explains that it is one of the perks of holding the Lucasian Chair at Cambridge, the home itself once belonging to Sir Isaac Newton, one of the early Lucasian professors. Q states that Picard is doing it, has done it, and will do it again. (TNG novel: Death in Winter), After representing the Romulan Star Empire in the drafting of the Typhon Pact in 2381, Tomalak was assigned to oversee the newly reformed Romulan Senate and was part of a plan by Praetor Tal'Aura to eliminate the Imperial Romulan State and Spock's reunification movement. ", "I should have done this a long time ago." Yar states that the Devron system is in the Romulan neutral zone, but Picard disregards the warning. In Picard's ready room, Troi tells him that the crew is a bit confused with his irrational orders, and some don't trust him. He remembers that it was years ago, before he took command of the USS Enterprise-D. Yar reports that scans showed no unusual anomalies, and Worf asks if they could know exactly what they are looking for. That was only an analogy, captain. She states that he would never tolerate that behavior on the Enterprise, and she wouldn't here. He tells Troi that he has no reason, but then correctly guesses that there is a problem with the warp plasma inducers. Rank: La Forge is unsure of how to refer to the ambassador. Things in the world are not governed by second causes, by the counsels of … Picard was right, and proposes to stop it before it can travel back through time. In Riker's quarters, Riker, Worf, Crusher, Data, and La Forge are playing their weekly game of poker. Picard immediately agrees, stating that Worf is the answer, as he is governor of H'atoria, a small Klingon colony near the border. (TNG episode: "The Defector"), Tomalak encountered the Enterprise yet again that year while the Starfleet crew was being possessed by strange energy beings. Production number: 40277-747 "Worf, we were strolling barefoot along the beach while balalaika music played in the air… ocean breeze washing over us… stars in the sky… a full moon rising… and the most you can say is "stimulating"?" It is as if all three pulses came from the Enterprise. ", "Humanity's fate has been sealed. Picard then realizes that the anomaly is expanding as it moves back in time. La Forge wants to call Picard's doctor, thinking that it is the Irumodic Syndrome, but Picard says that it is not. Q also states that he did not create the anomaly, but that he is responsible for the time shifts. Troi asks how long he was in each period, but Picard responds that he is not sure. Yar comments that the Enterprise is quite a ship, and the shuttle is cleared for arrival. Taking a fleet of vessels, he was accompanied by a rising star within the Romulan Imperial Fleet, Commander Jagron. The crew look puzzled at each other, hardly the reaction they were expecting from their new captain, but Lieutenant Yar barks at them to follow the captain's orders and everyone quickly exits the shuttlebay to comply. At the end of a round (and the usual friendly banter), Crusher begins to wonder why Picard shared the information about the future he encountered with them. If All Good Things was not a band, it would be necessary to invent them -- and in fact, that’s just what happened. Narak (son) Governor Worf is now on the viewscreen of the USS Pasteur. "Of being inferior. Affiliation: Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. O'Brien states that they are nearing the coordinates he was given, and Picard asks Data to scan for something unusual, a strong barrier of some sort. As a reward for his decades of service to the Romulan Star Empire, Tal'Aura allowed Tomalak to "retire" to his rural estates on Romulus. The part about the helping hand... was my idea. ", "Oh, I expected as much. Q states that he is not putting mankind on trial again. Picard asks Q if there's something he's trying to tell him, and it appears for an instant that Q is going to tell Picard something meaningful, but at the last second pulls back simply stating that he'll find out… and that he'll be watching, and may even drop in from time to time. He notices that he was on the Enterprise, in sickbay, but conjectures that it may have been a hospital. This has gone on long enough! We never reached a verdict. Data says that a tomographic imaging scanner with multiphasic resolution could do the scan, however the device is still in the experimental phases at the Daystrom Institute. All Good Things | Spa | Yoga | Juice Bar. There are only three scenes in the episode that don't include Picard at all: the opening scene that ends with Troi and Worf getting on the Turbolift, a scene with Data and Geordi in Engineering and the scene on the future Enterprise in Ten Forward when the group discusses Riker and Worf's feud. La Forge then asks what he wants to do about it, and Picard responds that he wants to see Data, to which La Forge agrees. Picard is now back in the courtroom with Q. However, she states that they will go on one more mission if it is what Jean-Luc Picard wants to do. Actor Andreas Katsulas is also known for playing the role of G'Kar on the sci-fi series Babylon 5. Picard then suggests the inverse tachyon pulse that the future Data suggested. In sickbay, Dr. Crusher reports that she found nothing to indicate hallucinations. Picard records his secure personal log entry. I'm gonna miss you... you had such potential. 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