The OSCAR deep-sea probe is the pinnacle of technology for robotics, artificial intelligence, and data collecting sensors. It was made by Susan Troi to emulate the form of the ocean's most versatile creature, the octopus.
Now only if Susan could get the damn thing to work.
Staying late to fix OSCAR's buggy programming, its lead designer finds herself trapped by the malfunctioning creature. Susan abruptly finds herself the subject of its examinations at it tries to probe every inch of her body with its writhing metal tentacles.