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The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
The Tomatometer is below 60%.
Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or
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First telecast September 30, 1989, this episode served as the third-season opener for Star Trek: The Next Generation. Ken Jenkins guest stars as Dr. Paul Stubbs, an astrophysicist obsessed with completing his latest mission, that of investigating a strange phenomenon in a faraway star system. Stubbs' dogged refusal to be deflected from his course causes him to ignore a computer malfunction that endangers the Enterprise's life support systems. Michael Piller wrote the teleplay from "Evolution," from a story by Michael Wagner and himself.