For other uses, see Emergence.

"Emergence" was the 175th episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, the 23rd episode of the show's seventh and final season, first aired during the week of 7 May 1994. The episode was written by Brannon Braga and Joe Menosky and directed by Cliff Bole.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Log entries[edit | edit source]

Captain's log, stardate 47869.2. 
After weathering an unexpected magnascopic storm, we are continuing our search for new Federation colony sites.
Captain's log, supplemental. 
The Enterprise is back under our control. All traces of the emergent intelligence are gone, and the object it created has disappeared into space.

References[edit | edit source]

Characters[edit | edit source]

Beverly CrusherDataGatesJaeKelloggGeordi La ForgeJean-Luc PicardWilliam T. RikerDennis RussellDeanna TroiWorfemergent lifeform
Referenced only 
Sigmund FreudGertrude Stein

Starships and vehicles[edit | edit source]

USS Enterprise (Galaxy-class explorer)

Locations[edit | edit source]

Cordannas systemTambo Beta-6

Shipboard areas[edit | edit source]

USS Enterprise-D 
bridgeholodeck

Races and cultures[edit | edit source]

androidBetazoidHumanKlingon

Science and classification[edit | edit source]

anatomycommunicationsenergyforcefieldlanguagelifeformmatterorbitspacestartechnologytimeuniverseweapon

Technology and weapons[edit | edit source]

communicatorintercomcombadgetricordersensorsstarshipviewscreenrevolvertelephone

Materials and substances[edit | edit source]

atmospherebloodgasoxygen

Lifeforms[edit | edit source]

humanoid

States and organizations[edit | edit source]

FederationStarfleet

Ranks and titles[edit | edit source]

captainchief engineercommandercommanding officercounselorengineerFederation Starfleet ranksFederation Starfleet ranks (2350s-2360s)first officerlieutenantlieutenant commanderoperations managerflight controllerofficerscientistsecond officersecurity chiefweapons officertactical officer

Other references[edit | edit source]

bootclothinggovernmentjumpsuitnation-statepantsraces and culturesrankstardateStarfleet uniformStarfleet uniform (2366-2373)titleuniformshoe

Chronology[edit | edit source]

stardate 47869.2, 2370 (2360s chronology, Enterprise-D voyages
Enterprise travels with the emergent lifeform.

Appendices[edit | edit source]

Timeline[edit | edit source]

published order
Previous episode:
Bloodlines
TNG episode produced Next episode:
Preemptive Strike
Previous episode:
Preemptive Strike
TNG episode aired Next episode:
All Good Things...
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Cardassian Imps
Pocket Next Adventure:
The Wire
Previous Adventure:
Bloodlines
Voyages of the
USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D)
Next Adventure:
Preemptive Strike


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