Gates McFadden Files

Star Trek: First Contact

Character: Dr. Beverly Crusher

Directed by: Jonathan Frakes

Written by: Rick Berman, Brannon Braga, Ronald D. Moore

Produced by: Rick Berman, Martin Hornstein, Peter Lauritson

Cast Members: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Alfre Woodard, James Cromwell, Alice Krige

Released date: November 22, 1996

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

The Enterprise and its crew follow a Borg ship through a time warp to prevent the Borg from taking over the Earth in a past era. Stuck in the past, Geordi La Forge helps a pioneer of space travel in his efforts to create the first warp drive while Capt. Picard and Cmdr. Data battle the Borg Queen as she tries to take over the Enterprise.

Episodes Guide


→ Resistance is Futile.
→ Planet Earth. Population 9 billion. None human
→ You Will Be Assimilated
→ There is no thrill like First Contact
→ The battle to save the future has begun
→ Population 9 billion. All Borg.


♦ Michael Dorn, Brent Spiner, Gates McFadden, and Jonathan Frakes have all been quoted as saying that this was their favorite of all the four Star Trek movies they made. Marina Sirtis mentioned that she had the most fun filming Star Trek: Generations (1994), but concedes that this movie was the best one they made.

Character’s Quotes

• Twenty Borg are about to break through that door. We need time to get out of here! Create a diversion! […] Well, do a dance! Tell a story! I don’t care! Just give us a few seconds!

Script developed by Never Enough Design