It was fine. It wasn't Our Man Bashir or Bride of Chaotica, but it was fine. I'm so glad they resolved the story with Mbenga's daughter. It seemed selfish that he would tie up resources to hide his daughter. Pike had a bad hair day. Definitely not peak Pike The fairy tale lacked the meta-commentary element that made past dress-up episodes so successful. As much as this was supposed to be an episode that advanced Mbenga's character, it may have made more sense for him to be a point of view character but have one of he female character play the hero is something more Young Adult. Do the writers have children? The understanding of children's literature was woefully out of date. So long as she doesn't have to be deep, Ortegas is always fun.