Episode Info

The Enterprise rushes to the aid of the planet Penthara Four, which has just been struck by an asteroid. The mission is closely supervised by unexpected visitor Rasmussen, who claims to be a historian from the 26th century. Hoping to seek advice from his futuristic guest, Captain Picard is forced to violate a Prime Directive, an act that has never bode well for either Picard or his crew. Written by Rick Berman, "A Matter of Time" was originally telecast November 23, 1991.


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
Stefan Gierasch
as Hail Moseley
Matt Frewer
as Berlinghoff Rasmussen
Shay Garner
as Female Scientist
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