Re: Saucer Separation
Turned out that, after the show-off in the pilot episode, that capability was used only in a few episodes and, I dare to say, never in a decisive manner.
Never? Au contraire.
In The Best of Both Worlds, Part II
, saucer separation was one of the tactics employed to distract the Borg, in Riker's battle to rescue Picard, which was a win
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