Evolution
Episode 1 of 26 within Season Three. Item 48 of 182 overall.
Production number 150.
Michael Piller - Story
Michael Wagner - Story
Michael Piller - Teleplay
Winrich Kolbe - Director
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Stardate: 43125.8 --Wesley loses a couple of the nanites that he was studying, which then multiply and evolve, finally reaching a collective intelligence.

Meanwhile, when they start feeding off of Enterprise’s computer chips, several systems failures begin to occur, and this delays a very important scientific mission. The visiting scientist, there to oversee this important scientific mission, then tries to destroy the nanities, to save his once in a life time spatial observation. Now the crew must fight the nanites attempts to take over the ship, and their attempts to seek revenge on the visiting scientist.

original airdate: September 25,1989 rating: 10.8 million

network: Syndication

music: Theme song Feature music by Dennis McCarthy

 

Alien races: Nanites', El-Aurian

Trivia: Debut of new 2 piece uniform design, replacing the 1 piece jumpsuit design uniforms used in the first two seasons.

 

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047 Shades Of Gray (season finale)
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Evolution
French
Evolution
German
Die Macht der Naniten
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Italian
Evoluzione
Spanish
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