Questions tagged [star-trek-voyager]

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How do the Hirogen interact with the Borg?

Both have similar properties. They are predatory. The Hirogen see every approach of prey to defend themselves as incentive. The Borg see every species worth assimilating as prey. The Borg can adapt, ...
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What do we know about the ultimate fate of the Borg?

The overwhelming impression that one gets while watching Star Trek: Voyager is that the Borg will win in the Delta Quadrant. With only a handful of exceptions, that are vastly superior to everything ...
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How old is Tom Paris?

The Memory Beta Wiki says Tom Paris was born in 2346. Knowing that Season 1 of VOY starts in 2371, that would make Tom 25 years old at the time. I'd like to know how that conclusion was drawn because ...
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Have Q(s) ever contacted humanity outside of linear time?

Q always seems to appear in chronological order. His first encounter with Picard is Picard's first encounter with Q... and so on. Captains that come later know about Q from Picard's briefings. ...
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Did Janeway violate the Prime Directive by destroying the Caretaker Array?

The dialogue in the first episode of Star Trek: Voyager almost explains this. Tuvok: Any action we take to protect the Ocampa would affect the balance of power in this system. The Prime Directive ...
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How can Tilly recognize this ship?

During Star Trek Discovery, Season 3 Episode 5: When Discovery enters the Federation field, Tilly recognises Voyager “J” version and they make a remark about 11 generation of the ship. According to ...
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What twist was originally envisioned for the ST: VOY episode “Innocence”?

In ST:VOY 2x22 "Innocence", Tuvok is trapped on a moon with a bunch of children from a nearby world. It turns out the apparent children are actually old people, as the respective species &...
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Who voiced Leonard the Iguana in Star Trek: Voyager?

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Life Line", a talking holographic iguana by the name of Leonard makes an appearance. According to an earlier answer, the iguana was physically played by a ...
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Star Trek episode where the crew is incapacitated on the bridge

I'm trying to recall a Star Trek episode (either Voyager or Enterprise) from a specific action scene. My impression is that the crew is on the bridge, and some threat is causing them to be ...
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Is the EMH AI somehow technologically inferior to Soong androids?

I started watching Star Trek: Picard last night and even though it's set after Voyager, Data and his AI are treated as unique. I've never actually watched The Next Generation, but was a huge fan of ...
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When does Ensign Kim sleep?

When does Ensign Kim sleep? He makes references to working the night shift when the other senior staff are asleep and is shown to have the bridge during that time, but: Ensign Kim interacts with ...
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In-universe explanation for inconsistencies in Borg designations

In ST:TNG 523 "I, Borg" Picard meets Hugh. When Picard asks his Borg designation, Hugh responds that he is "Third of Five," using an ordinal number. On the other hand, in ST:VGR, ...
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What's on a Kazon's Head?

I've been watching a lot of Star Trek: Voyager recently and it's reminded me of a question I had when I watched it the first time around. All Kazon have a kind of feathery thing instead of hair. What ...
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In ST:Voyager why was Tom Paris chosen to act as a part time nurse?

After Kes leaves the series Tom Paris, a pilot, is selected to act as a part time nurse in the sick bay. In-universe, the reason given is that he studied some biochemistry at Starfleet Academy. ...
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What happened to B'Elanna Torres' holographic baby?

In the two-episode Voyager arc The Killing Game, B'Elanna Torres plays the role of Brigette, a French Resistance fighter who was impregnated by a holographic Nazi officer. Once the crew regains their ...
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Could the Duplicate Silver Blood Crew of Voyager have become ignorant or damaged early on by the huge Mutara Nebula from episode “One”? [closed]

I'm re-watching Voyager. In the "Demon" episode of Season 4 Voyager needs to make a landing on a weird small planet because of fuel emergency. Eventually the crew gets duplicated and real Voyager ...
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In the ST:Voyager episode Relativity, how could Seven see the weapon in the past when she could not see it in the future?

At the beginning of the episode, Seven finds the weapon while Voyager is in dry-dock but it is “out of phase” and she indicates that they have found where the weapon was placed but not when. At ...
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Why didn't the Voyager crew take the Transwarp Coil from the abandoned cube in “Collective”?

In the episode "Collective", the Voyager crew encounters a mostly abandoned Borg Cube. Previously, the crew went to a lot of trouble to steal a Transwarp coil from a Borg sphere. Why didn't they take ...
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How does the Doctor recover his ethical subroutines?

In the episode Equinox Part II, the EMH is operating on Seven of Nine, his ethical subroutines having been deleted. Shortly after, he appears on Voyager — presumably after being beamed over by Equinox'...
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Why didn't Voyager offer antimatter purification processes to other Malon vessels?

In Night, where Voyager first encounters the Malon, they attempt to give Emck a technology that will enable the Malon to purify antimatter, thus avoiding the hazardous waste dumping process. Emck ...
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Was Ron Glass's role in Firefly inspired by his role in Voyager?

I noticed that Ron Glass (and respectfully RIP Mr Glass) from Firefly (playing Shepherd Book) also played the same type of character (Loken) on Star Trek Voyager Season 7, 2 years earlier in the ...
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Why didn't Voyager use fluidic space to get home?

In the Voyager episode "Scorpion" (S03E26-S04E01), Voyager entered fluidic space, where species 8472 lives. In Unimatrix Zero, Axum mentions an entry into fluidic space in the Beta Quadrant. Surely ...
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Where are the air vents located on ships in Star Trek?

In Star Trek: Discovery, "Perpetual Infinity, Michael Burnham and the Discovery crew manage to trap Michael's mother in a containment field. It was set up like a dome around her. Here's a pic: The ...
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What is the Ferengi Alliance?

According to Memory Alpha the Ferengi Alliance is the government of the Ferengi but it seems as if it is only a company run by the Grand Nagus making deals because: Every Ferengi seems to operate on ...
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Why not bring back the original actors for Maddox and Icheb in Star Trek: Picard?

In Star Trek: Picard, the search for Doctor Bruce Maddox is an important plotline for the first half of the first season. When he is ultimately found, he is no longer being played by Brian Brophy, who ...
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Did Chronowerx appear in episode 11:59?

According to Memory Alpha: In the episode "11:59", a browser called "Browser Hound" by Chronowerx is seen briefly on-screen. However, I can't see this browser or any trace of Chronowerx in this ...
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Do they still use days of the week or months in the era of Stardates?

I understand how the stardate system works in Star Trek and it doesn't really lend itself to casual conversation ("see you on star date 41645", as opposed to "see you on Monday") or recurring events ...
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How does the EMH see?

Voyager's EMH is apparently simply a collection of photons and force fields, controlled by a computer, either on board Voyager or in his mobile emitter. Yet he seems to see and hear things from the ...
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Are the Q affected by timeline changes?

The Q are an all-powerful race: they can shapeshift and create life almost instantly. But when the timeline is altered, what happens to the Q? For example, in the Enterprise episode Shockwave the ...
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Blue Alert in VOY: “Dragon's Teeth”?

Why doesn't Captain Janeway initiate Blue Alert in the episode "Dragon's Teeth"? Note that the threat from the Turei had ended before she gave the order to land the ship. (Netflix time index: 6:20)
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How many EMH's can be on at any moment?

In the Star Trek universe how many Emergency Medical Hologram's can be online at any one time? For example, in Season 4 Episode 14 "Message in a Bottle" the Doctor engages the Prometheus EMH with no ...
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How was Earth able to launch Friendship One so soon after World War Three?

Friendship One was launched in 2067, but how could it have been done four years after WW3 even with Vulcan help?
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What species in the Star Trek universe actually independently developed their own warp (FTL) drives? [closed]

There are a few Q&As here that lightly touch on aspects of this subject but are woefully incomplete. Some answers and comments mention the timing (in relation to some other species) of the ...
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Why did Star Trek: Voyager end in this manner?

Perhaps it's only with the benefit of hindsight, but to me it seems that it would have been narratively natural to conclude Star Trek: Voyager with, say, a six-episode epilogue exploring the crew's ...
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Why were Janeway's and Tuvok's command codes still active?

In "Unimatrix Zero", Janeway and Tuvok's command codes are still active, even though they're on a dangerous mission in the Borg Queen's Command Cube. Wouldn't it be SOP for the security of starships ...
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Why didn't they recreate the Wormhole in Pathfinder Episode

In Star Trek Voyager, S6E10, Pathfinder, Lieutenant Barclay is able to create a micro-wormhole in order communicate with Voyager. Meanwhile, the real Voyager, far in the Delta Quadrant, detects the ...
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Cleaning staff aboard star ships [duplicate]

Did the Enterprise, Voyager or DS9 have a cleaning crew and janitorial staff? Or is it like the Japanese where everyone would devote time to clean? Or do you think they use the transporters to beam ...
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Where did they get the name for Star Trek’s Q?

What inspired the god-like being Q introduced in Star Trek:The Next Generation Encounter at Farpoint? Where did the show's creators get the name and inspiration for Q's character?
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Was Voyager a Christmas ornament on Earth?

In Star Trek:Voyager - Death Wish Quinn tries to hide himself and Voyager from Q. One hiding place he tried was to turn Voyager into a Christmas ornament hanging on a tree. Were they on Earth at that ...
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Why didn't Kes send Voyager home?

When Kes left Voyager in the episode "The Gift", she used her psychic abilities to propel Voyager through Borg space almost instantly, cutting ten years off their journey. But why (in-universe) didn't ...
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Why didn't the transporter cure The Phage?

In Voyager Lifesigns Vidian Danara Pel beamed aboard Voyager with advanced phage. Transporters normally "clean up" organisms before rematerializing then, so bacteria, viri, and even toxins are removed ...
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How can holograms be transported?

Star Trek: The Next Generation, S6E12, "Ship in a Bottle", makes it quite clear that holograms cannot be beamed with available Federation tech at the moment. In Star Trek: Voyager, S5E13, the EMH is ...
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How does the holodeck keep up to date with characters' knowledge?

In "Human Error" (season 7, episode 17) where Seven of Nine spends a lot of time on the Holodeck with Chakotay, he references her past and her development aboard the ship. In particular, Chakotay is ...
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Why didn't the Voyager crew take the shortcut in Prime Factors, abandoning the ship?

Janeway's choice seemed like horribly failed diplomacy and greed. Such a simple solution existed if they just let the ship go, this Spatial Trajector could absolutely have helped the crew. Why didn't ...
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When was the earliest opportunity the Voyager crew had to return to the Alpha quadrant after being stranded?

Voyager had had many opportunities to cut their journey short or even directly return home which they did not take. For example, Q tried to bribe Janeway during an arbitration by instantly ...
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Why can’t Voyager crew beam in new lungs for neelix? [duplicate]

In Episode 4, Season 1 of Voyager, Neelix gets attacked by a species that beams out his lungs. As a hot fix, the holographic doctor creates a hologram of his lungs, based on a recent Transporter log. ...
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Is Borg adaptation only temporary?

It seems like Borg adaptation, at least in terms of battle, is temporary. In every episode and movie I can think of, the initial attack against the Borg is effective. Unless the countless species ...
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Was Tuvok bluffing when he said that Voyager's transporters rendered the Kazon weapons useless?

In Star Trek: Voyager 2x07 "Maneuvers", Voyager beams several Kazon Majes off their ship. Tuvok and a complement of security officers are in the transporter room waiting for them, and the Majes draw ...
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Why did Chakotay agree to have the Maquis serve as a Starfleet crew?

At the end of the Star Trek: Voyager pilot "Caretaker", Janeway informs everyone that she and Chakotay (leader of the Maquis crew) have agreed to integrate as a wholly Starfleet crew. Both crews ...
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Star Trek episode where Tuvok is confused with time

What episode does Tuvok ask "what about the delta flyer?" And someone says "the what?"

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