Series: 'The Next Generation'
Episode Title: 'Pen Pals'
Episode Number: 215
Synopsis: "When a young girl who has been communicating with Data reveals to him that her planet is in trouble, he and Picard must reconcile the Prime Directive and the need for scientific intervention to save her and her people."
Original Airdate: May 01, 1989
Story By: Hannah Louise Shearer
Teleplay By: Melinda M. Snodgrass
Directed By: Winrich Kolbe
- Diana Muldaur as Chief Medical Officer Katherine Pulaski
- Colm Meaney as Miles Edward O'Brien
- Nicholas Cascone as Ensign Davies
- Nikki Cox as Sarjenka
- Ann H. Gillespie as Ensign Hildebrant
- Whitney Rydbeck as Ensign Alans
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