Star Trek: Voyager is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. The series follows the adventures of the Starfleet vessel USS Voyager, which becomes stranded in the Delta Quadrant 70,000 light-years from Earth.

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Did Voyager actually trade technology?

In the episode(s) Flesh and Blood, Janeway states that they had to trade technology to survive in the Delta Quadrant, however in the beginning of the Voyager series I thought it was strictly forbidden ...
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Are there any other changeling species in the Star Trek universe besides the Founders?

I'm currently watching Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and as all you know there are many appearances of shapeshifting/changeling characters like the Founders and Odo. I watched Star Trek Voyager 5-6 ...
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Why does Chakotay wear apparent lieutenant commander's insignia?

To the best of my knowledge, everything in the Star Trek: Voyager canon points to Chakotay holding the provisional rank of (full) Commander. However, his collar rank insignia display two full bars and ...
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Why did Seska care about Tuvok's “betrayal”?

In "Worst Case Scenario," which occurs after Seska's death, she reveals through her hologram incarnation that she was upset at Tuvok for his betrayal of the Maquis crew, describing herself as: A ...
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Borg nanites prior to First Contact and “Scorpion”

Are there any references, either in the official canon or in the Extended Universe, to Borg nanites and/or nanoprobes prior to First Contact and the Voyager two-parter "Scorpion"? During TNG, the ...
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How was Voyager still in the Delta Quadrant at the end of the series?

In Course: Oblivion, the duplicate of Chakotay indicates that Voyager has not been traveling in a straight line. The most logical conclusion would be that they were traveling along one of the galactic ...
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Why would the Kazon value water?

In the first episode of Voyager, Neelix and the Kazon are shown to value water extremely highly. Neelix goes hog wild over its abundance on Voyager. Jabin is impressed by a mere flask full. The ...
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What was the reason behind Kes being removed from Star Trek Voyager?

I remember reading in an interview, that the producers of Star Trek Voyager were planning to remove Garrett Wang (Harry Kim) from the show but after he was voted one of the "50 Most Handsome Men" they ...
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What actually happened with the tractor beam in The Voyager Conspiracy?

In the Start Trek: Voyager Episode "The Voyager Conspiracy" it is revealed that Seven's predictions are basically a Borg equivalent of information overload. She is putting random facts together into a ...
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Was Voyager really significantly slower than the Enterprise?

In the Next Generation episode "Where No One Has Gone Before" the Enterprise is catapulted to another galaxy, roughly 2.7 million light years away. From that location Data says it will take just over ...
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Are Romulan scientists involved in politics?

In the middle of "The Next Phase" episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, a Romulan scientific officer (the top rank one at that moment) decides to destroy the Enterprise. This is clearly political ...
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Any canonical information on what happened to the Borg after “Endgame” episode?

Memory Alpha's article on Star Trek: Voyager "Endgame" episode states (Continuity and Trivia): Although dealt a crippling blow, it is unclear if the Borg have been defeated once and for all, as ...
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Why do the Borg not focus on assimilating The Doctor's mobile emitter?

During the "Drone" episode, the mobile emitter's technology is used to create a much more advanced drone than what the Borg are currently capable of producing, and they detect this drone and focus ...
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How did Q's actions stop the assimilation of the Federation?

In the Voyager episode Death Wish (S2x18) in the hearing between Janeway, Tuvok and Q there is a moment when Q brings three people from Earth across space and time to illustrate the effect that the Q ...
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Was “The Clown” a life form?

In Voyager's "The Thaw," Kim, Torres, and others are held hostage by a virtual reality "clown." The original hostages were to be in stasis for a set period, in which time "The Clown" manifested ...
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In ST Voyager, why do they keep & use technology from the future?

Mainly the doctor's mobile emitter - they obviously have some rules about not disturbing the timeline via the temporal time directive by leaving advanced technology in the past, so why would they on ...
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In Star Trek, How Can Holodeck Users Eat and Drink Holo-Food Without Harm? [duplicate]

There's been use of the Holodeck wherein users will dine and drink on what should be fake, holographic food. Even though the holo-matter still has physical substance, as soon as they leave the ...
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Why didn't Naomi Wildman fall asleep in Bliss

I just rewatched Bliss (Star Trek Voyager 5x14). In this episode the alien of the week causes the whole crew to fall asleep with a neurogenic field except for Naomi Wildman, the doctor, and Seven of ...
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Why did Captain Janeway decide it would be better to deal with the Borg than Species 8472?

In the Star Trek: Voyager episodes: Scorpion and Scorpion, Part II, why did Captain Janeway decide it was a better decision to deal with the Borg than with the currently unknown alien designated by ...
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What episode do Tom Paris and Neelix have a “food fight?”

What Voyager episode do Neelix and Paris get in an argument in the dining area, which turns into spaghetti/pasta-on-the-heads/uniforms-fun? I want to watch that episode.
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Why did the EMH never take on a name?

In at least two episodes in Voyager's first season their EMH expressed desires of a 'people' name, as he was striving to be more than than temporary substitute for a flesh and blood doctor- yet later ...
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Which episodes are required to watch before jumping directly into Star Trek: Voyager? [duplicate]

I want to introduce Star Trek to a girl (who doesn't know anything about Star Trek) and I am thinking about Star Trek: Voyager because it features a female captain. What episodes should I present to ...
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Did Neelix ever take/steal warp plasma from Voyager?

In season 3 episode 13 (Fair Trade) of Voyager, does Neelix ever actually take warp plasma from voyager? From watching the episode, I understand that he "couldn't" and was given low-quality warp ...
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EMH reciting pi

In "Virtuoso," the EMH is adored by his "fans" of a Delta Quadrant planet. One of his fans sends him a subspace message, asking to how many digits he can recite pi. Since pi is (apparently) an ...
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Was Neelix's cooking good or horrible?

I've been watching/binging on old episodes of Star Trek Voyager. One thing that I can't figure out is whether Neelix's cooking is actually good or terrible. Depending on the episode it looks like some ...
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Why was the EMH's personhood ever questioned?

In the final season of Voyager, the EMH is forced to undergo a hearing where his personhood (for the purposes of authorship of a holonovel) is questioned. Ultimately, the arbitrater declined to decide ...
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Why do the Borg have physical computer interfaces?

I was watching Scorpion (VOY) parts 1 and 2 last night and a thought struck me: sure, their computer interface looks pretty cool, but why do they have a physical interface (i.e. they tap the screen ...
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Does the Universal Translator also translate controls and control panels?

In the series 7 episode of ST-Voyager, "Nightingale" Ensign Kim repairs and takes control of a Kraylor ship. I'm curious at the ease at which Kim fixes the warp matrix using the control panel. Does ...
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What genuine references are there in Voltaire’s “U.S.S. Make Shit Up” song?

Since Voltaire claims the quotes were mostly based on fan input and his own recollection of the series, I was wondering if it would be possible to get all the episodes together that contain the scenes ...
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Star Trek - Borg's Eyepieces

As seen through most of the TV series - including Next Generation - the Borg are mostly seen with one or two eyepieces. But the eyepieces are not always on the same side of the face for each different ...
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the maximum warp speed [duplicate]

In voyager s2e15 "Threshold" we get the information that maximum speed is warp 9.999 and if a vessel gets to warp 10 would be beyond time and space and probably exists in multiple places and points at ...
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Why don't the Borg use shields or a cloaking device?

Though Borg Cubes are extremely powerful and durable, it seems that having shields would add even more to this. And yes, the Borg have their EM field, but why could they not use this in tandem with ...
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What is the “default” strength level of Voyager's EMH?

By "strength" I mean physical strength, not mental strength, combat strength, or anything else. As a being of forcefields and light, is the EMH stronger than the members of the crew (including Tuvok)? ...
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Does Tuvok ever outwardly show emotions?

Unlike Spock, Tuvok appears to be truly stoic, never showing any outward emotion. Though I'm not a Voyager expert and so I'm wondering if this is truly the case. Instances where Tuvok is being ...
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Are the various Star Trek species composed of different races?

On earth, the real earth, the human species is made up of many different races. In Star Trek, are Ferengis, Romulans, Andorians, Gorn, etc., composed of different races? This seems likely, though I ...
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Why does Seska not have grey skin?

Seska appears, even when she looks Cardassian, to not have the grey skin color seen on all other Cardassians. Is this due to her cosmetic alteration or does she have some sort of mutation? Also, her ...
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Which USS Voyager is the real USS Voyager?

In the Star Trek Voyager episode "Deadlock", the USS Voyager is duplicated by an anomaly. Which one of the Voyagers is the original & Which one is the duplicate ? Or are they both duplicates ? Or ...
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Could the Species 8472 'Imposters' reproduce?

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode "In the Flesh", Species 8472 built a training facility with a simulation of Starfleet Command & parts of San francisco. There they genetically modified themselves ...
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How did the Kazon fly Voyager?

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode Season 2 Episode 26 "Basics: Part 1", the Kazon subdue Voyager, board and proceed to touch ground on a planet. It seemed as though they immediately knew how to fly ...
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Do transportees experience the passage of time?

In Star Trek when one is transported, does it feel instantaneous regardless of if there is a need to store the person's pattern in the pattern buffer for any length of time? Is the sensation of ...
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What is the name of the piano piece Seven of Nine plays?

What is the name of the piano piece that Seven of Nine plays for the holographic Commander Chakotay in Season 7, Episode 18 (Human Error) of Star Trek: Voyager? She plays it for him in a scene where ...
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How can the Vidiians reproduce when they're infected with the Phage?

If the Phage destroys the genetic material & the organs of any Vidiian that is infected with the disease, then how are the Vidiians able to reproduce ?
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If the USS Equinox crew joined the USS Voyager, who would be captain?

If the USS Voyager had met the USS Equinox earlier in the series & for whatever reason the Equinox's crew joined Voyager's crew (like Chakotay & his crew did), who would be in charge between ...
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How does Chakotay get his medicine bag back in “Initiations”?

How does Chakotay get his medicine bag back in "Initiations" (season 2, episode 2)? He had it in the shuttle that was destroyed.
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Is the Voyager episode “Threshold” considered canon?

The Star Trek: Voyager episode "Threshold" is a popular target of ridicule. Its treatment of the warp scale appears to be inconsistent with the rest of the franchise, and its treatment of evolution is ...
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Why didn't Voyager update their uniforms after Pathfinder?

In Star Trek Voyager the episode Pathfinder ends with Starfleet reestablishing regular, semi-permanent communications with Voyager. After this point why didn't the crew of Voyager update their uniform ...
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Did the Voyager episode Future's End occur in the prime timeline?

The Voyager episode Future's End winds up sending the ship and its crew back to the year 1996. Is this 1996 part of the main timeline or was it a temporary alternate timeline created when Braxton ...
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How is Voyager so well known within the Delta Quadrant?

The premise of Star Trek Voyager is that they are hurling through space as quickly as possible, trying to make their way back to Alpha Quadrant. They obviously get off course on occasion, but I'm ...
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What was the name of the fail-safe device that 7 of 9 had in her brain?

What was the name of the fail safe device that limited the range of emotions in 7 of 9? Was it the cortical node or cortical inhibitor? I found this page but it doesn't say.
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Why don't the Borg pursue Voyager after 'Scorpion II'?

In the Voyager episode Scorpion the crew encounters Species 8472. They learn that the Borg started a war with them, but now the Borg are losing. Seven explains why they are so keen to assimilate 8472: ...