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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Do the Q fear the Borg?

In episode Q2 of Voyager, Q tells his son: Q : If the Continnum's told you once, they've told you a thousand times. DON'T PROVOKE THE BORG!! If Q are omnipotent / immortal / all powerful, why ...
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Why is Worf always called by one name?

Members of the crew are either called formally by their rank and last name, ie; Captain Picard, Commander Riker, or called by their first name informally, Jean Luc, Will, etc. Although there are ...
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Why did the doctor not think to capture one of the primates or find the insect that carried the virus on the planet to find a cure for the virus?

In the Voyager episode "Resolutions" Janeway fairly quickly is setting up traps to find the insect that transmitted the virus to her and Chakotay. At the same time Janeway is also trying to befriend a ...
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Why did the doctor put Janeway and Chakotay in stasis for 17 days?

In the Voyager episode "Resolutions" the doctor puts Janway in stasis for 17 days. Why did he put them in stasis when he could have had Janeway helping out by analyzing and working on a cure during ...
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Do Tuvok and Neelix have Tuvix's memories?

In the Voyager episode Tuvix, Tuvix has Neelix's and Tuvok's memories. After Janeway murders Tuvix and separates Tuvok and Neelix at the end of the episode do they possess Tuvix's memories?
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If the Q are all powerful, how does the continuum affect punishment on an individual Q? [duplicate]

Since one Q is all powerful, then two q's aren't really double all powerful are they? ALL powerful would mean they could do pretty much anything. Couldn't one Q kill all the other Q if he wanted to?
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Do any of the known species besides the Srivani in Star Trek use a phase shift as a cloaking device?

Please keep in mind "TNG: The Pegasus." It would appear that this would be a superior cloaking device as a ship could pass through objects.
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In anything Star Trek, what does it mean to be in or out of phase?

In many Star Trek episodes term/concept in phase, out of phase, phase variance, etc. are used many times. What does phase mean exactly? Please give as detailed and technical an answer as you can ...
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How does out of phase Voyager get back into phase?

In the Voyager Episode "Deadlock", the vidiians can only see the "healthy" Voyager. The "unhealthy" Voyager that the Vidiians can't see survives their attack. The "unhealthy" Voyager would be out of ...
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How does Harry Kim get back into phase with the rest of the Voyager crew?

At the end of the Voyager episode "Deadlock", Harry crossed the boundary between the two vessels with an arm band because he was out of phase. Is he now living his entire life out of phase? Does he ...
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In season 1 episode 7 “justice” of Star Trek TNG do we ever learn what the entities that the Edo call god really are?

Is there anything in canon that teaches us what the entities orbiting the planet are, their capabilities, where they come from, etc.? I am happy to accept responses based on the expanded universe ...
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Wouldn't Capt Braxton have already destroyed Voyager before the events of “Relativity?”

During the ST:V Episode "Relativity" a deranged Capt Braxton tries to erase Voyager from the timeline after suffering from temporal psychosis after repairing several incursions Voyager created. When ...
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Re: Star Trek Voyager S2 E22 “Deadlock”, why would Janeway suggest sending a security detail across the barrier?

B'elanna stated early in the episode they couldn't bring more then five people across or it would throw off the atomic mass and create an explosion due to an imbalance of atoms on one side. If ...
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In Star Trek Voyager S2 E22 “Deadlock” How could Wildman give birth?

In Star Trek Voyager episode “Deadlock” Ensign Wildman gives birth to her daughter Naomi but at that point they were already waaaay past nine months out of space dock (almost two years out at that ...
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Why were the “proton blasts” causing such problems?

In the Voyager episode "Deadlock" Voyager is split into two ships occupying the same space but out of phase with each other. They appear to have split their matter but only one ship (the healthy one) ...
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Why did the two Voyagers have MORE problems after they moved apart?

In the Star Trek Voyager Episode "Deadlock" Voyager encountered a "spacial scission" that created two Voyagers. Voyager 1 (unhealthy/damaged) and Voyager 2 (healthy/undamaged) split apart, but only ...
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What was the content of the 20 million gigaquads uploaded to Voyager's computer in the episode entitled “Twisted?”

In Star Trek Voyager, Season 2, Episode 6, "Twisted" there is an alien life form that is trying to communicate with voyager through a distortion ring/energy field. At the end of the episode the alien ...
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Why are the Borg different in Voyager and TNG?

When I look at the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "I, Borg". I notice that that Borg reacts differently to the Borg in Star Trek: Voyager. Is there a specific reason for this?
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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 ...