Series: Star Trek: TNG
Episode: 6.? The Chase (04/26/1993)
Redshirt Status: 0/19/54
Notable Guest Stars:
Salome Jens (Progenitor) – Salome Jens is probably best known in Star Trek for her role as The Female Changeling who acts as the head of the Changelings and the Dominion. She’s an essential character to DS9 and Odo’s story arc.
John Cothran, Jr (NuDaq)– Another long term Star Trek Alum, Cothran will continue to play various guest characters in DS9 and Enterprise.
Maurice Roeves (Romulan Commander) – Roeves guest starred in several TV programs, but one of notable credits include Ulysses (1967), The Last of the Mohicans, and Beautiful Creatures (2000)
Linda Thorson (Gul Ocett) – Thorson is a well known Canadian actress, having starred in the 1960s series The Avengers. She has a bountiful theater career as well. More recently she played a recurring character on the Hulu series The Hardy Boys.
Norman Lloyd (Professor Galen) – Lloyd was a well known actor, director, and producer over the long span of his career. He began as a child and continued to work up till he was past 100 years old. A notable credit is He Ran All The Way, which he performed with John Garfield, one of the more visible victims of the Hollywood Blacklist. One of his more recent credits before his death was a 2017 appearance on Modern Family.
I really enjoyed this episode for several reasons. The story is strong, it opens up the universe a bit by including more than one alternative species, and it ties in Original Series mythos.Continue reading “The Rewatch 217: The Chase”