"Time's Arrow" Line-by-Line

Discussion in 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' started by LeadHead, Oct 17, 2012.

  1. Athena28

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    TROI: How did he put it? "As I experience certain sensory input patterns, my mental pathways become accustomed to them. The inputs eventually are anticipated and even missed when absent."
     
  3. Athena28

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    TROI: He's used to us, and we're used to him. It's like finding out someone you love has a terminal illness and..
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    DATA: Counsellor. Commander.

    [Turbolift]

    DATA: Would either of you mind if I made a personal inquiry?
     
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    TROI: Personal inquiry? No, go right ahead.
     
  8. Athena28

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    DATA: I am perceiving an apparent change in the way that others act toward me. For example, people abruptly end their conversations when I appear... as you did when the turbolift doors opened. Is this an accurate observation?
     
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    DATA: I am perceiving an apparent change in the way others behave toward me. For example, people abruptly end conversations when I appear, just as you did when the turbolift doors opened. Is that an accurate observation?
     
  11. Athena28

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    TROI: Yes.
     
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  13. Athena28

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    TROI: You're right, Data. And it's not a very nice thing to do.
     
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    RIKER: It's just that our mental pathways have become accustomed to your sensory input patterns.
     
  15. Athena28

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    DATA: I understand. I am also fond of you, Commander. And you as well, Counselor.
     
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    DATA: Captain, sensors are picking up an unusual temporal disturbance on a small area of the planet's surface. Forty two degrees seven minutes north by eighty eight degrees declination east.
     
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    RIKER: Temporal disturbance?