Ensign Data (about 20 years before TNG) has been serving aboard his first ship, the USS Trieste, for only a few weeks, and is struggling with getting along with his fellow crewmembers. A decision to try and spend some free time in Six-Forward results in a confrontation with some bitter ensigns, despite Data’s best efforts.
- Part 1 of Ensign Data
Follow-up to "The Newest Ensign". After the incident, Data starts work on some subroutines to get better at conversation--which ends up being a bit distracting. The Chief Engineer picks up on the fact that something's up.
- Part 2 of Ensign Data