Data's brain is rewired in an effort to correctly interpret the confusing language of the Tamarians.

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Sofia BorgesDataGeordi La ForgeDeanna Troi
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Sherlock HolmesLoreWilliam T. RikerHoshi SatoNoonien SoongPhineas TarboldeTasha Yar

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USS Enterprise-D (Galaxy-class) • USS Tripoli


Starbase 264
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Omicron ThetaShantil III

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emotion chiplinguacodepositronic brainuniversal translator

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"The Adventure of the Dancing Men" • BibleDoctor FaustusHamletOthelloRosetta StoneTamarian languagetrombone


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