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"The Emissary" was the 46th episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, the 20th episode of the show's second season, first aired during the week of 29 June 1989. The episode was written by Richard Manning & Hans Beimler and directed by Cliff Bole.



Esmeralda ClancyDataGromekK'EhleyrK'TemocGeordi La ForgeMiles O'BrienJean-Luc PicardKatherine PulaskiWilliam T. RikerDeanna TroiWorfYoungbloodUSS Enterprise-D computerUSS Enterprise-D personnelunnamed USS Enterprise-D personnel (tactical officers, etc.)

Starships and vehicles

USS Enterprise-D (Galaxy-class explorer) • IKS T'Ong (K't'inga-class battlecruiser)
Referenced only
IKS P'Rang


the galaxy's Alpha or Beta Quadrants
Referenced only
Boradis IIIStarbase 153Starbase 336

Shipboard locales

USS Enterprise-D
bridgeholodeckquarterstransporter roomobservation loungecorridortactical room

Explored Galaxy map

States and organizations
First FederationTholian Assembly
KlingRomulan Neutral ZoneSarpeid
Stars and systems
AldeberanAlpha CarinaeAlpha CenturiAlpha MajorisBeta AurigaeBeta GeminorumBeta LyraeBeta NiobeBeta PortalanCapellaDenebEminiarFabrinaGamma TrianguliIngraham BOmega CygniOrionPallas 14PhylosRegulusRigelSiriusSolTalosTau Ceti
Planets and planetoids
Alfa 177Altair VIAndorArretAriannusBabelBeneciaBerengaria VIICamus IICanopus IIIDaran VGamma Canaris NHolberg 917GJanus VIKzinLactra VIIMakus IIIMarcos XIIMarnak IVMemory AlphaMuddOmega IVOrganiaPollux IVPsi 2000Pyrix VIIRemusRomulusTheta IIIVulcan

Holodeck programming

Hanauma Bay, EarthKlingon Rite of Ascension chamber • Calisthenics battleground • Shi-Kar desert, VulcanCarnival celebration, Rio de Janiro, EarthRacetrack, Longchamps, France, Earth

Races and cultures

Referenced only

States and organizations

FederationStarfleetKlingon EmpireKlingon Defense Force

Science and classification

Technology and weapons

probeclass-8 probetractor beamtransportercombadgecommunicatorstarshipwarp driveimpulse drivephaserdisruptordisruptor pistolKlingon disruptorKlingon disruptor pistolpistoldeflector shieldimpulse driveholodeckcomputerlibrary computerUSS Enterprise-D library computer

Ranks and titles

captaincommanderchiefchief medical officerlieutenantlieutenant junior gradechief engineermedical officerdoctortransporter chiefcommanding officerfirst officersecond officersecurity chiefoperations managertactical officersecurity officerflight controllerengineerlieutenant commanderofficerFederation Starfleet ranksFederation Starfleet ranks (2350s-2360s)

Other references

Dixon Hill in "The Long Dark Tunnel" (on computer display) • Dixon Hill in "The Black Orchid" (on computer display) • bootcaptain's logcaptain's log, USS Enterprise-Dcaptain's log, USS Enterprise-D, 2365clothinggovernmentjumpsuitlog entrynation-statenumber onepantspokerraces and culturesrankStarfleet uniformStarfleet uniform (2350s-2366)titleuniformshoe


Related media

Video releases


A number of computer displays in this episode list references that are difficult to read without close examination.




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TNG episode produced Next episode:
Peak Performance
Previous episode:
TNG episode aired Next episode:
Peak Performance
chronological order
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Pocket Next Adventure:
A Call to Darkness

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