The Samaritan Snare
Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 2

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The Enterprise transports Picard to Starbase Scylla 515 for a heart operation. During his absence, Geordi is taken hostage by the Pakleds, a group of primitive aliens who are in dire need of Geordi's technical expertise. The rest of the episode cuts back in forth between Picard's fight for life and Geordi's efforts to save himself and his "hosts." Written by Robert L. McCullough, "Samaritan Snare" was originally broadcast May 20, 1989.


Patrick Stewart
as Capt. Jean-Luc Picard
Jonathan Frakes
as Cdr. William T. Riker
LeVar Burton
as Lt. Cdr. Geordi La Forge
Michael Dorn
as Lt. Worf
Marina Sirtis
as Counselor Deanna Troi
Brent Spiner
as Lt. Cdr. Data
Diana Muldaur
as Katherine "Kate" Pulaski
Tzi Ma
as Biomolecular Specialist
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