Ensign Ro
Episode 3 of 26 within Season Five. Item 102 of 182 overall.
Production number 203.
Rick Berman - Story
Michael Piller - Story
Michael Piller - Teleplay
Les Landau - Director
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Stardate: 45076.3--A new Ensign is forced upon Capt. Picard. She has a bad history, but one of Starfleet’s Admirals forces the issue. She is sent to help Picard solve a new Maquis problem with the Cardassians.

However, can Picard trust her? And is she really working toward the same Federation goal? Only time and events will tell, and the Starfleet Admiral’s goals come into question, too.

original airdate: October 07,1991 rating: 11.6 million

network: Syndication

music: Theme song Feature music by Dennis McCarthy


Alien races: Bajorans, Cardassians, Bolian, Vulcan, El-Aurian

Trivia: Ro Laren was a former ensign on the U.S.S. Wellington. On Garon II she failed to follow orders resulting in the deaths of 8 away team members. She was subsequently court martialled and sent to the stockade on Jaros II.


"Space, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. It's continuing voyages to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before!"

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regional titles

Ensign Ro
L'enseigne Ro
Fähnrich Ro
Il guardiamarina Ro
La alférez Ro