Half A Life

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A scientist from Kaelon II, whose star is dying, has an idea to rejuvenate the star, and the Enterprise has the technology to test this theory on another star. Lwaxanna Troi is on board as a passenger and falls for him, and then causes all sorts of trouble when she learns he is about to commit ritual suicide…

The Trekzone Review

A slower paced episode then what we’ve had in the past few. In fact, it’s probably one of only a handful of episodes in The Next Generation to focus on a guest character. An episode about family values and the burdens of society, and our first taste of Michelle Forbes, eventually Ensign Ro.

Cast and Crew


Patrick Stewart as Jean-Luc Picard

Jonathan Frakes as Will Riker

Gates McFadden as Beverley Crusher

Brent Spiner as Data

Levar Burton as Geordi LaForge

Michael Dorn as Worf

Marina Sirtis as Deanna Troi

Guest Cast

Majel Barrett

Michelle Forbes

Terrence E. McNally

Colm Meaney

Carel Struycken

David Ogden Stiers

Teleplay By

Peter Allan Fields

Directed By

Les Landau

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