The Great Star Trek Voyager Rewatch: The 37’s

When Voyager finds a 1963 Ford truck floating in space, this unlikely discovery leads to them a planet where eight 20th century humans have been held in stasis – including none other than pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart. In the hope that whatever brought these humans to the Delta Quadrant could also send them home, Janeway and the crew revive Earhart and the others in the hopes of finding some answers. Continue reading

The Great Star Trek Voyager Rewatch: Learning Curve

With not all of the Maquis crewman having quite integrated into the Starfleet way of working, Janeway instructs Tuvok to take four of the worst performers and give them a crash course in Starfleet protocols. But when Tuvok’s rigid teaching style puts him at odds with his students, it may be that he has as much to learn from them as they do from him. Meanwhile, a mysterious affliction starts affecting Voyager’s bioneural gel packs. Continue reading

The Great Star Trek Voyager Rewatch: Jetrel

Voyager is hailed by Haakonian scientist Ma’Bor Jetrel, the scientist responsible for developing the weapon that killed Neelix’s family and 300,000 of his people. Neelix is understandably disinclined to engage with Jetrel, who claims he is here to test Neelix for a terminal disease caused by fallout from that very weapon. Is Jetrel really trying to make amends for his previous actions, and can Neelix ever forgive him for what he did? Continue reading

The Great Star Trek Voyager Rewatch: Heroes and Demons

When a malfunction leaves Harry Kim lost somewhere on the holodeck, Tuvok and Chakotay are sent in to rescue him. But when they also disappear, it becomes clear that only person is suitable to perform the rescue – The Doctor. And so it is that the Emergency Medical Hologram goes on his first away mission, as a Viking warrior in a holonovel based on Beowulf. Continue reading

The Great Star Trek Voyager Rewatch: State of Flux

When Voyager answers a Kazon distress call, they find a ship with just one badly injured survivor – and the culprit appears to be badly installed Federation technology. With Voyager being the only place such technology could have come from, Tuvok has no choice but to launch an investigation into who might have been secretly trading with the Kazon – either Starfleet engineer Lieutenant Carey, or former Maquis Seska. Continue reading