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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Are there any differences between Romulan and Vulcan DNA? [duplicate]

I know it is stated in multiple episodes that the Romulans and the Vulcans are cousins or are related. Do they have the same genetic coding or are there differences in their DNA? If there are ...
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Is the depiction of the movement of stars at warp in Star Trek accurate? [closed]

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 ...
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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 ...
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When did Archer maroon a ship full of innocent people?

In Home (4x03), on the mountain with his old girlfriend, Archer says he marooned a ship full of people and tortured someone. ERIKA: You did what any captain would have done. ARCHER: Does ...
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Why does the Enterprise in “Star Trek Enterprise” look more modern than the one in the Original Series?

Star Trek : Enterprise takes place over a hundred years before the "Original Series" (with Kirk and the crew) but we have a problem here. The spaceship in the series TOS is very spartan, where they ...
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Why did the Borg run from 22nd century Earth?

When the Enterprise-E destroyed a Borg cube in the 24th century, a small part of it travelled back in time (2063) to stop first contact of Humans with Vulcans. During the fight with Picard, two Borg ...
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What Happened to Mestral?

In Star Trek: Enterprise episode Carbon Creek (Season 2 Episode 02): I'm curious if there is any more in-universe explanation about what may have happened as a result of this story. I haven't read ...
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What is the name of the bottle of scotch in the final episode of Star Trek Enterprise?

In the final episode of Star Trek Enterprise, "These are the voyages", Archer and Trip are drinking a toast from a bottle of scotch (timestamp 27:23) All I can make out is "20 Year", Malt, "Scotch ...
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What produces the sound of transportation?

Whenever people transport in Star Trek, we hear a distinctive sound which seems to be unique for each Trek series. In-universe, where does this sound come from, what produces it and why is ...
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What type of computer systems do Starships use? [closed]

Star Trek starships are massive, incredibly advanced pieces of technology, with a lot of that technology being handwaved most of the time, but references to it cropping up in dialogue frequently ...
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What function do Xindi cheek holes serve?

All 5 of the extant sapient Xindi species have the same holes (and a line of bumps) on their cheeks, as can be seen below: Has it ever been explained what purpose they serve, or how such ...
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What was the usage period of the EM33?

Are there any references to EM-33 pistols outside of ST:Enterprise? Is there an exact date as to when the EM-33s were completely phased out (even on freighters)?
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What Star Trek episodes (any series) have been censored?

I just came across this: At one point, Data makes a reference to the Irish Reunification of 2024, and because of that, the BBC refused to air the episode. It didn’t air on the U.K. government’s ...
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What alien was forced to control that superweapon?

Some Enterprise ep had an alien I remember was forced (and kidnapped?) to command a system with their mental abilities, strapped and trapped in a chair looking dead in control. If it helps, if i ...
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Why do Klingons in ENT look different than in TOS? [duplicate]

Why do the Klingons in ENT look different than the Klingons in TOS? I understand the explanation for the difference after TOS, but since ENT is before TOS.
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Why aren't the Xindi referred to anywhere other than Enterprise?

The Xindi (multiple species in the sector) were shown only in Enterprise. What happens to them in the later timelines? Why isn't there any mention of these species in other Star Trek series, since ...
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Why did they choose that theme song for Star Trek Enterprise?

In all the series of Star Trek, except Enterprise, the theme music has no words and seems to inspire the general Star Trek "march" of "boldly going where no one has gone before." Enterprise's theme is ...
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Enterpise S01E18 Rogue Planet: Is the planet the same one the changelings are from in DS9?

The shape shifters on the rogue planet are they actually the changelings that create the dominion ? Seems a big coincidence to have two rogue planets with shape shifters on it.
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Why was S03E21 of Star Trek: Enterprise named “E²”?

The name of Season 03 Episode 21 of Star Trek: Enterprise was E². Why? All episodes had a meaningful name which was related with story, but I am unable to understand why that episode was named E². Is ...
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Where should I begin with Star Trek: Enterprise?

ST:Enterprise seems to vie with Voyager as the worst Star Trek series, but from what I've heard- it redeems itself later in the series. When does this actually happen? What are the reasons that I ...
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By what factor does Xindi's subspace vortex tech shorten the distance?

If my memory serves, the Aquatic ship needed between 10 and 24 hours to travel from the Delphic Expanse to the Sol System via subspace vortex (while helping the Enterprise NX-01 return in the last ...
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Do Enterprise-era humans hunt for food or not?

In "Rogue Planet", Archer states that hunting went out of style on Earth over a hundred years ago. However, the crew of the Enterprise clearly eat meat and, in "Dead Stop", Commander Tucker would eat ...
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What are the gauntlets joined by a cable used in Ushaan called?

In the Star Trek Enterprise season four episode United, the Andorian ritual Ushaan is depicted. It is a duel to the death with the Andorian ice miners tool Ushaan-tor. During the duel, Archer and ...
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Where does Trip get his six shooter in the Episode “North Star”

In the episode North Star, Trip, T'Pol and Archer all beam down to the surface of a planet with humans from the American wild west. Trip has a period appropriate gun. Where does he get it from?
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Why does Hoshi wear a Blue (science division) uniform when she is the comms officer?

In TOS, Uhura was the comms officer, and wore the red of the operations division. In enterprise, the colors seem to be the same as TOS. Archer (captain) and Travis (helmsman) wore gold, the medical ...
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How did Archer time-travel into his own body?

I think it is well-understood that Star Trek has almost never handled time travel with much consistency to speak of. Any time someone travels to the past, the effects of their actions on the future ...
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Were the NX-01 or any other major elements of Enterprise referenced in an earlier series?

With the obvious exception (for the most part) of the 2012 film, Star Trek movies and TV series generally stay pretty true to canon in terms of in-universe history. So I began to wonder, as I'm now ...
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Who standardized Stardate throughout the galaxy?

In Delphic Expanse, Degra sent a coded message to Enterprise NX-01 containing a stardate for when Enterprise should rendezvous with Degra's ship. T'Pol was able to calculate that the given stardate ...
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How did humans and vulcans communicate in The First Contact?

In 23rd century, it was displayed that Zeframe Cochrane didn't know about universal translator. That's why he was strange to it and asked about its working principle to Kirk (Star Trek: The Original ...
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Can destruction of the black hole restore original timeline?

Nero travelled back in time which created a new timeline (Star Trek 2009 movie). The same thing happened when Vosk travelled back in time (Star Trek: Enterprise season 4). When time machine of Vosk ...
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How did the Andorians exit the Delphic Expanse?

It was mentioned many times in Star Trek: Enterprise that the thermobaric cloud surrounding the Delphic Expanse would let you into the Delphic Expanse, but not let you out of the Delphic Expanse. One ...
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Why were Ferengi unknown to 24th century Starfleet?

In Star Trek: Enterprise, the Enterprise NX-01 encountered Ferengi. In Star Trek: The Next Generation, when the Enterprise-D was in pursuit of the Ferengi who stole an energy converter, the captain's ...
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Why didn't the Earth & Vulcan battle cruisers engage the Xindi SuperWeapon and Reptilian ship?

Earth already had battle cruisers in the Sol System which engaged a Klingon Bird of Prey before the Xindi saga. Addtionally, Vulcan battle cruisers were also near Earth: When timeline was fixed in ...
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How can the Next Generation's unfamiliarity with the Borg be explained after Archer's encounter?

In Regeneration Starfleet learns about a culture that we (as audience) know as The Borg. According to TNG, the Federation doesn't seem to know anything about these beings when they "first" meet them. ...
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How did the Sphere Builders build the Spheres?

The Sphere Builders couldn't exist in our dimension to build Spheres on their own. The Xindi were the Sphere Builders' only contact in our dimension. Also, the Xindi didn't know who built the Spheres, ...
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What prevented the Sphere Builders from correcting their mistakes?

In Star Trek: Enterprise, Archer saved humanity from the Xindi, but he didn't really care about the real enemy, the Sphere Builders. In the episode Zero Hour, the crew of the Enterprise NX-01 ...
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Why didn't the Ferengi just steal the whole NX-01?

In Episode 1x19, a couple Ferengi manage to stun (almost) the entire crew of the Enterprise NX-01 and board it wearing gas masks to steal valuables: We see the four Ferengi dock with a pretty ...
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How big was the Vulcan state before they joined the Federation?

As a long-time Trek fan who just finished watching the ENT series for the first time, I realized that there were very few clues on just how large and widespread the Vulcan state[1] actually was, ...
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Why didn't Temporal Agents stop Nero from destroying Vulcan?

Temporal Agents were supposed to keep eyes on timeline. Whenever timeline was altered and Temporal Agents failed to prevent it, it was due to advanced tech of other factions of Temporal Cold War. ...
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Why did Shran call Archer “Pink Skin”?

Andorian skin color was Blue, but humans weren't the first encounter with the totally different skin color. They already knew Vulcans who possessed same pink-ish skin color. Why did Shran really call ...
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How did trans-dimensional beings appear in Xindi council?

The main goal of trans-dimensional beings was to make our dimension habitual to them. But, it seemed like the goal was meaningless when they could always exist in our dimension without glitch. When ...
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Why didn't Temporal Agents stop McCoy from altering the past?

When McCoy altered the past, the entire Federation vanished. Meaning that this was a very critical event. Temporal Agents were supposed to keep eyes on timeline. Whenever timeline was altered and ...
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How did Xindi contact trans-dimensional beings?

After Archer got captured and he told some dirty secrets to Degra and good council members, it was shown that they called on a meeting with trans-dimensional being for doubt-clearance. How did they ...
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How did the Borg come to know about Earth?

When the Enterprise-E destroyed a Borg cube in the 24th century, a small part of it travelled back in time (2063) to stop first contact of Humans with Vulcans. During the fight with Picard, two Borg ...
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Which type of Ethics was Archer talking about?

In the Star Trek: Enterprise TV series, the Enterprise was almost destroyed by a Xindi attack in the Delphic Expanse. Its Warp drive was not working. Warp drive was very, very important at that time. ...