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According to a scene cut from the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "True Q", Ensign Janklow was a male crew member aboard the USS Enterprise-D in 2369, where he owned a puppy named Henry. Janklow was scheduled to go to the Gantol excavations for three weeks, and was looking for someone to take care of Henry. Counselor Deanna Troi approached Amanda Rogers, who quickly agreed. [1]