Star Trek: Enterprise is the most recent Star Trek live-action show to air on TV. The show lasted 4 seasons from Sept 2001 to March 2005. It also refers to the name of the main ship featured on ST:Enterprise as well as The Next Generation, The Original Series and all of the Star Trek Movies.

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Is the backstory regarding the USS Franklin inconsistent or unnecessarily complicated?

Major spoilers follow. In Star Trek Beyond we learn that Apparently, So, we can infer he took command Yet the Franklin is Despite that fact, the NX-01 is a warp five vessel. . Yet, ...
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Was this character from Star Trek Beyond on Archer's ship?

Be forewarned that there are major spoilers ahead. In Star Trek Beyond, we find out that As I recall, the only MACOs who actually saw action in the Xindi campaign were the ones assigned to Archer'...
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What is the purpose of the Enterprise tail fin?

In Star Trek Enterprise (the prequel series), the NX-01 has a fin/wing that connects the two engines and nacelles. What is contained in this area? There appears to be a large room in the middle of ...
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Who was informing the Suliban Cabal in the Temporal Cold War?

In Star Trek: Enterprise, there was a silhouetted figure that was informing Silik and the rest of the Cabal. I don't recall ever seeing who he was, or what he was trying to do. Who was he?
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Which Star Trek episodes deal with the Omega Particle?

I'm interested in learning more about the Omega Particle as revealed in the Star Trek TV shows (TNG, DS9, VOY, ENT). What shows deal with the Omega Particle, and what is the recommended viewing order?...
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Which ship has made the most first contacts?

From what we see in Star Trek, first contacts are very important dealings. So, my question is which ship 1 has made the most number of first contacts? Allow me to define 'first contacts'. For the ...
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What was the highest rated episode of Star Trek?

In all of the televised episodes of Star Trek (TOS, TAS, TNG, DS9, VOY & ENT), what was the single highest Nielsen rated episode?
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What is the explanation for the Enterprise wreckage in ENT, Episode 1x16?

At the beginning of StarTrek:Enterprise season 1 episode 16 "Shuttlepod One", the characters Malcom Reed and Trip Tucker are shown to be in a shuttlepod, navigating an asteroid field while searching ...
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Why did Captain Archer compete at boxing?

I understand that Captain Archer's hand skills saved his life and the lives of others more than once. I also understand that Captain Archer had to frequently time travel, due to the temporal cold war (...
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Why didn't T'pol disrupt the terrorist broadcast of the Terra Prime leader

T'pol was standing inches away from the leader of a Xenophobic radical group as he was making terroristic threats, shooting the moon with his laser cannon, and labeling her baby as the ultimate threat....
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Why do the genetically enhanced augments from the Eugenics wars often lose fights?

They are described as being: 5x as strong as humans 2x as intelligent as humans 2x as long lived as humans Quicker (better reflexes) than humans This sounds great. I'd feel honored to have them ...
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Why is warp 5 so special? Or is it?

The Enterprise series of Star Trek sees the flight and adventures of Earth's first warp 5 starship. This starship was the result of the "Warp Five program," which is referenced throughout the series (...
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How long did Captain Archer live for?

Was it ever mentioned or made known how long Captain Archer lived for? I am sure I read something saying he died sometime in the 23rd century.
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Could T'Pol still be alive in the 24th century?

Could T'Pol still be alive during the TNG time period, since Vulcans have a life span of over 200 years?
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How many MACOs were on board the Enterprise?

How many MACOs were on board the Enterprise? I remember an episode where Captain Archer told Major J. Hayes to bring six of your best men, so that implies there were at least more than seven on board....
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Which time line is later? Star Trek: Voyager's “Living Witness” or Enterprise's “Cold Front/Shockwave”

Does the episode Living Witness go the furthest into the Star Trek timeline since it's 700 years into the future, or is Crewman Daniels' timeline the furthest?
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How many ships did Starfleet have during Star Trek Enterprise?

How many ships did Starfleet have during the 22nd century? I remember and an episode where the Klingons attacked near earth and three ships came to the enterprises aid, one was the intrepid, and there ...
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Where is the Delphic Expanse?

What is the location of the Delphic Expanse? It doesn’t appear on any maps that I’ve seen, and the Xindi homeword is only 50 light-years away from Earth.
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Who was the person who fired the xindi weapon?

Who was the pilot that fired the xindi weapon at earth? I am sure I remember a episode where they even mention his name.
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Why doesn't anyone mention the obvious about the Vulcan temple?

In Star Trek: Enterprise, Vulcans repeatedly give Archer grief for the destruction of their prized and ancient temple thing at P'Jem, and no one ever says the obvious thing that shuts down that stupid ...
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How did first contact with the Klingons lead to war?

In TNG "First Contact" (the episode, not the film), Picard claims: ...there is no starship mission more dangerous than that of first contact. We never know what we will face when we open the door ...
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Did computers in Star Trek ever rival the typical humanoid brain in sophistication?

In the Enterprise episode "Dead Stop", T'Pol says: The cerebral cortex is the most sophisticated computer known to exist. When I first heard this, it took me back a little because of the ...
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Why is the Enterprise XCV 330 not on the wall in Archer's ready room?

As can be seen in the below image of Archer's ready room, there are four sketches of various ships bearing the name Enterprise: Compare this, though, to to the below image seen on the Enterprise in ...
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How does First Contact occur in the alternate timeline (from Star Trek 2009)?

Based on what we know, how does First Contact occur in the Star Trek 2009 timeline? And does First Contact mean the Enterprise-E crew is still somehow canon in this timeline? Star Trek: Enterprise is ...
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Were the NX-class starships named after the Shuttles?

From Enterprise we know that the first two warp-5-capable NX-class starships were the NX-01 Enterprise and NX-02 Columbia. Lo and behold, the U.S. Space Shuttle Orbiters were built in the following ...
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Do we ever see the Repair Station from ST:Enterprise “Dead Stop” again?

In the Star Trek Enterprise episode Dead Stop, the Enterprise crew encounters an automated repair station. Is that repair station ever mentioned again (or has it been mentioned before, as the ...
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Why aren't T'Pol's eyebrows like typical Vulcan eyebrows?

I've started watching Enterprise and noted that T'Pol's eyebrows aren't those of a typical Vulcan. Here's an image of her in season 1: Note how here eyebrows don't point upwards like a typical ...
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How did Starfleet have an admiralty if it didn't have a fleet?

When you watch Star Trek: Enterprise you see them communicating with Starfleet command, Admiral Forrest is a recurring character. It seems to me that the admiralty and command structure is very ...
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Does Jim Kirk know about Jonathan Archer?

I recall that Jim Kirk and Spock and the original Star Trek crew were sent on a three year mission to explore new worlds using the new warp technology, as if they were the first ones. But the ...
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Why do we see so few Andorians or Tellarites serving in Starfleet or aboard starships?

Obviously, out of universe having these alien species would be a huge headache for make-up and financial drain in terms of production costs, but is there an in-universe explanation? Tellarites and ...
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Do we have a copy of Captain Jonathan Archer's final speech in the final episode of the series Enterprise “These are the voyages?”

First I have to say after completely loving the series, I mean really loving it, the final episode was a huge letdown. I was going to post a question here about why they would do it on a "Next ...
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When was the Verteron Array built exactly and why wasn't it used against the Xindi when they were about to destroy earth?

Enterprise "Terra Prime": PAXTON [on viewscreen]: I've just taken over the verteron array on Mars. I can now fire on any ship or facility in the system. (He blasts a new crater on the Moon.) ...
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Which Captain ordered the most Crew to their deaths?

Currently rewatching all of Voyager, and remembering how callous Janeway was in ordering Tuvix's death. And how many times she threatens to, and actually activates the Self-Destruct Sequence. I ...
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At what point and why does it become (almost) impossible to transport through shields in the Star Trek Universe?

In all of the other series besides "Enterprise" the transporter only works with the shields down. I'm not going to quote the multitudes of episodes but it's a given to any Star Trek fan that shields ...
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How was the USS Columbia able to catch up to the USS Enterprise?

The NX-01 Enterprise has left space dock and been gone for awhile. They had to travel 8.2 hours at maximum warp with the engines running at 105%. Enterprise "Affliction": T'POL: The freighter's ...
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Were the Xindi in Enterprise and the Xendi in The Next Generation the same species?

TNG "The Battle": Captain's log, stardate 41723.9. In response to a Starfleet order we are in the Xendi Sabu star system, having rendezvoused with a Ferengi vessel which has requested a ...
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What was the process by which the Augments or Genetically Enhanced Humans were made?

ENT: "Cold Station 12": SMIKE: That's not what my father said. ARCHER: Soong is not your father. SMIKE: What do you mean? ARCHER: (fetching a PADD) Your biological father was Miklos ...
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Were the Augments from the show “Enterprise” the same genetically enhanced people that were in “The original Star Trek series?”

In ENT: "Augments" there are a group of 19 genetically enhanced human embryos that Dr. Arik Soong stole out of a secret medical facility and raised as his children. Later in the episode Dr. Arik Soong ...
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How were Doctor Arik Soong and Noonien Soong related?

I see Noonien listed as a descendant of Arik, but I'm not exactly sure how they are related. Is there a Soong family tree of some sort that shows who married who, the name of the offspring, etc. that ...
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How did the Terran Empire take over the Vulcans?

In the episode "In the Mirror Darkly", the Terran Empire consider the Vulcans as slaves, but the Terrans only obtained one Vulcan scout ship - how would have this been enough to take over a warp-...
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How does Trip escape from Ehrehin and Valdore?

In the novel The Good That Men Do, while on the ship with Ehrehin one moment Trip is passing out/dying and Valdores forces are closing in and the next moment hes on earth and he doesnt mention ...
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Origin of these images of the Enterprise in space-dock?

In Star Trek Chronology, the above two images are featured. I was just wondering what their source is as I don't recall seeing the Enterprise in spacedock during the series or movies.
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Was Khan a genetically-enhanced embryo?

Was Khan Noonien Singh the result of a genetically-enhanced embryo, or was he enhanced at a later point in his life? From my recollection, this is not specifically addressed in the TOS episode "Space ...
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Are those stars moving past the window when the ship is at warp?

When the enterprise (ENT) is moving at warp we see numerous stars flying past in the windows: However, according to warp speed charts, at warp 5 (the maximum speed of the 1st enterprise) it would ...
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Why would the Vulcans take so long to translate the Kir'Shara

After finding the Kir'Shara, T'Pau says that it will take years to translate all of the writings. However, with the katra of Surak "living" in a Vulcan priest, they quite literally have the author ...
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Who were the aliens in “Star Trek: Enterprise” episode “Silent Enemy” (S01E11)?

Grew up watching Star Trek TOS reruns, then happily watched the newer series until life took over and I only ever caught a few episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise. Now, with a bit more time on my hands,...
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How much does the Enterprise increase/vary in size between models?

In the show Enterprise, it's mentioned the ship has a complement of about 80 and you also see some of the MACOs sharing quarters in season 3 (although they are not part of the normal crew so it's not ...
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What benefits did Vulcans get from Humans in the beginning?

Vulcans have been assisting humans since before the formation of United Federation of Planets. After the first contact and before the first deep space mission of mankind, they did seriously assist ...
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Would the Vulcans defend Earth from a Klingon attack before the Federation?

In the days of Captain Archer, before there was a Federation of Planets, if the Klingons decided to launch an all out assault on Earth, would the Vulcans rally to our defense?
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Are the events of Enterprise considered canon?

The series "Enterprise" takes place a century before the events of TOS. Are the things that happened in Enterprise considered canon or would they be a spin-off series of sorts? The specific events I'...