In the past events occurring during the events of Star Trek: The Next Generation's series premiere, "Encounter at Farpoint", the young Tasha was once again at her station as Security Chief of the U.S.S. The character of Yar was indirectly inspired by Jenette Goldstein's space marine character Vasquez from the motion picture Aliens. Tasha earned the Klingon Lieutenant Worf's (Michael Dorn) admiration for her fighting abilities and Yar also regarded Captain Picard as a mentor. Lieutenant Natasha Yar, better known as Tasha, was a Human Starfleet officer born on Turkana IV, and former security chief on the USS Enterprise-D. Tasha Yar was killed not even a year into the Enterprise's mission. Created by Gene Roddenberry, TNG was the first spinoff of the classic Star Trek: The Original Series. The situation is resolved by Captain Picard, who is trapped elsewhere on the planet's surface with Dr. ", In April 1987, Lianne Langland, Julia Nickson, Rosalind Chao, Leah Ayres and Bunty Bailey were each listed as being in contention for the role. (TNG: "Redemption II"), Another alternate version of Yar was seen by Captain Picard in the anti-time past. Despite a valiant effort by Dr. Crusher, on SD 41601 during a rescue mission on Vagra II she died as a result of injuries from an invisible energy bolt to her head by the malevolent creature Armus; it left a blotch on her jaw. He noted specifically that women appeared in command positions more regularly as main and supporting characters, and were portrayed as more assertive and combative, with leading roles in action sequences. They got better with time, and there's every reason to believe the same would've been true for Crosby had she remained. (TNG: "The Most Toys") Riker used Tasha's death as an example of how he felt the ritual Klingon suicide was a cowardly escape when Worf considered it following a paralysis in 2368.  Nickson and Chao were well liked for the part. And indeed they were. The mission reveals that the Enterprise-D's battle with the Klingons in "Yesterday's Enterprise" caused the Enterprise-C to emerge from the temporal rift in the Azure Nebula in 2409, rather than Narendra III in 2344. Yareena is revived on the Enterprise by Doctor Crusher. Romulans brainwash Geordi La Forge, turning him into the perfect assassin, a tool to engender distrust and animosity between the Federation and the Klingon Empire. The email will only be created once you click on the "Send Email" button. Can you fill in these Star Trek episode titles with the correct names? The character's concept was originally based upon the character of Vasquez from the film Aliens (1986).