A Ferengi captain returns the abandoned Stargazer to its former captain, Jean-Luc Picard. Picard, who experiences severe headaches, begins to relive the "Battle of Maxia" in which he lost the ship.
Air Date: 11/16/87
Director: Rob Bowman
Admittedly they didn't have the Ferengi worked out when this episode aired, but we can see a glimpse of where they would eventually end up as a Star Trek species. I do enjoy this one a great deal. It's a well told story and very well acted.