Pen Pals Commentary.
The Prime Directive is a centerpiece of Star Trek storytelling, and in TNG's second season we get an early Prime Directive episode in "Pen Pals." A small girl on a dangerously volcanic planet contacts Data looking for help, and the crew must deal with the fallout of this unpredictable situation. In this episode of Earl Grey Phillip Gilfus, Darren Moser, and Daniel Proulx bring you a commentary track for "Pen Pals" and discuss the many interesting ideas in this episode, which is generally not a fan favorite.
Running Time: 1 hour 1 minute 56 seconds
Phillip Gilfus, Darren Moser, and Daniel Proulx
Commentary Begins (3:39)
Final Thoughts (48:30)
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