Re: Scariest Episode of TNG
I think that's just a mold of his face. It's not like it actually moves, it's like a plastic shape of his face that's being rotated under the ick.
According to Frakes, he was actually pulled into that muck.
"If we're going to be damned, let's be damned for what we really are." - Jean-Luc Picard, "Encounter at Farpoint"