In which we learn why sometimes, you should just hold on a little longer and see how things pan out. Denise.
Memory Alpha says: A rescue operation to save the lives of a shuttle crew costs the Enterprise one of its own. (Please click the Memory Alpha link for detailed information.)
This is, of course, a really weird and uncomfortable episode, and probably the best thing about it is Jonathan Frakes sliding backwards into a trench full of printer’s ink thickened with Metamucil.
I do remember being sincerely scared by Armus when I was a kid.