A couple of classic lines in this one;
Pulaski; "It's a time honored way of practicing medicine with your heart, and your head, and your hands."
Riker; "If it should become necessary to fight, could you arrange to find me some rocks to throw at them?"
"Fate: Protects fools, little children, and ships named
A couple of posts have made mention of the fact that the "reboot to factory settings" wasn't very accurate. This episode was made in 1989. As far as I can recall I was still using DOS in school at the time and there was no such thing as a "factory reset". I'm no technology expert, but shouldn't we be giving this episode credit for inventing
, or at least inspiring
, the factory reset?
Also, for people saying that they would like to explore more of the Iconion gateways, there was a seven book series about them; http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/Star_Trek:_Gateways