The Outcast
Episode 17 of 26 within Season Five. Item 116 of 182 overall.
Production number 217.
Jeri Taylor - Writer
Robert Scheerer - Director
7.15
289 votes

Stardate: 45614.6--Assisting the androgynous J'naii in a search for a shuttle, Riker and J'naii pilot Soren take a shuttlecraft into a 'null zone' to investigate, a trip on which Soren reveals to Riker that she is one of a group of outlaws who embrace the genders of male and female.

original airdate: March 16,1992     rating: 12.3 million

network: Syndication

music: Theme song Feature music by Dennis McCarthy

 

Alien races: J'naii

Trivia: The J'naii are a genderless race who consider male or female qualities primitive and abnormal.

  • Geordi has a beard in this episode, a foreshadowing of things to come.

 

 

"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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The Outcast
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Paria
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Verbotene Liebe
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