With the Enterprise in spacedock undergoing repairs following its encounter with the Borg, several members of the crew have the opportunity for shore leave. Captain Picard returns to his home village in Labarre (France) to visit his older brother Robert, sister-in-law Marie and nephew René. He hasn't been home for 20 years and he has always had a difficult relationship with his brother who considered him a know-it-all; the captain viewed his brother as a bully. They ultimately find a way to get along. Meanwhile, Lieutenant Worf welcomes his adoptive parents, CPO Sergey and Helena Rozhenko, on board the Enterprise. Worf still feels the sting of his dishonor on the Klingon homeworld and his parents know he is hurting. As for Wesley Crusher, his mother gives him an old holographic recording his father made just after Wesley was born.
Did You Know?
Paramount expressed initial concern over the casting of Theodore Bikel
and Georgia Brown
, feeling that the two, who were best known for work in Yiddish theatre, would be too comedic or stereotypical for the roles. See more
The direction of the sunlight during the scenes in the vineyard keeps changing. See more
[repeated line, while visiting the Enterprise
CPO Sergey Rozhenko, ret.
I have all the specs and diagrams at home.
Au . . dum, da-da blonde
French folk song
Sung by Patrick Stewart
and Jeremy Kemp See more