Season: 2

Original Airdate: 12/10/1988

Writer(s): Les Menchen, Lance Dickson and David Landsberg
Director(s): Robert Becker

Guest Stars
William O. Campbell as Okona
Rosalind Ingledew as Yanar
Kieran Mulroney as Benzan
Joe Piscopo as Comic
Douglas Rowe as Debin
Albert Stratton as Kushell
Terry Hatcher as the Transporter Operator

Stardate: 42402.7

Synopsis: The Enterprise picks up a charming rogue, Okona, when his cargo ship’s guidance system fails. Okona starts romancing and charming most people on the ship. He befriends Data and discusses humor with him and sex appeal. Data, convinced he doesn’t understand humor, attempts to acquire a sense of humor. Meanwhile, an interplanetary vessel arrives and demands that Okona be turned over to them as a known criminal. While Picard considers his options, a second ship arrives, also demanding Okona.

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