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Identification: Star Trek Voyager - real civilization treated like Age of Empires (i.e. a real-time strategy game)

I'm pretty sure there was a Voyager episode where Tom Paris (and another officer) were playing a real-time strategy game (like Age of Empires) but then they found out they are controlling actual ...
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In Star Trek, why can't a pilot use a yoke?

In Voyager, Tom Paris is said to be the best pilot on board. Yet, as it is with all Star Trek pilots, when the situation calls for exceptional piloting skills, such as needling through a tight spot or ...
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In which (if any) Star Trek episodes does that show’s captain not appear?

I’m curious as to how many, if any, episodes of the original five broadcast Trek series did not include a single appearance by that show’s lead actor, the Captain for that particular show. I.E., TOS ...
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How does the female Q teleport near the end of Star Trek: Eternal Tide?

Towards the end of the book Star Trek: Eternal Tide, the female Q has her powers taken from her, but still manages to teleport herself after screaming really loud. Icheb was accustomed to seeing the ...
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In the Star Trek: Voyager episode “Before and After,” what would the crew(s) have experienced?

In the episode “Before and After (Season 3, Episode 21),” Kes experienced occasional jumps backward in time. What would the crew have experienced when Kes jumped back again in time? For example: ...
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Why did the Voyager crew not use the Warp 10 technology to get home?

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode, "Threshold", they discover a "new kind of dilithium" which allows them travel at infinite speed (Warp 10). There are hopes that this would allow ...
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What are the times that Voyager potentially or actually achieved faster-than-warp travel and/or faster-than-subspace communication?

This answer enumerates all the actual jumps that Voyager achieved in their quest to get home from the Delta Quadrant. I am interested in addition in the number of rumoured or failed acquisitions of ...
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How did Voyager catch up to the Equinox?

In the Equinox episodes of Star Trek: Voyager the rationale for sacrificing the eel-like aliens was in order to attain higher warp speed and thus arrive to the Alpha quadrant faster, but in the finale ...
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Is Kes' accent from the actor or the character?

I cannot place Kes' accent. What is it? Is it based on any non-fiction accent? Is it the accent of Jennifer Lien from her daily life? Or was it a choice to make this the accent of the character?
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Webcomic about "small differences" ruining a date (specifically one of them likes YOHpt1 the other YOHpt2) [closed]

Trying to track down a webcomic. The panels are a back and forth between a couple on a first date. Something like "What do you do mostly?" "oh watch a lot of tv?" "whats your ...
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How was warp 44 achieved in Star Trek: The Animated Series, when warp 10 was impossible in later series? [duplicate]

In the Star Trek: The Animated Series episode, "The Counter-Clock Incident", the Enterprise is on an assignment to facilitate one of the earliest captains of the Enterprise, who'd reached ...
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How does the borg queen keep coming back to life? [duplicate]

How does the borg queen keep coming back to life? She is killed but always reappears later. When Picard asks her about this, she says Picard is thinking so 3-dimensionally.
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Did Harry Kim and Tom Paris have staff?

We see that Tuvok has his security staff, B'elanna has the engineering staff. There are clearly other helmspeople on board, although I don't think I've ever seen anyone else at ops. Did Tom Paris and ...
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Can TNG-era warp drive be used to travel at sublight speeds?

In Star Trek: The Next Generation and its contemporaneously set sequels (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager), impulse engines are used for moving spacecraft at sublight speeds, whereas ...
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Who was the first Borg? [duplicate]

In 'Star Trek: Voyager', we find out in one of the episodes (I for the life of me can't remember which... edits are welcome), that the Borg Queen (portrayed beautifully by Susanna Thompson) comes from ...
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How widespread is Bio-neural circuitry?

The starship Voyager is equipped with experimental 'organic' circuitry, which supposedly "organizes information more efficiently, speeds up response time"- is this circuitry used in ships ...
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What exactly happens in Morrok's cave?

In one of the Star Trek: Voyager Episodes (I really can't remember which one), Kathy and her team meet a borderline xenophobic race, which breed by cloning It so happens that Tuvok's shuttle crash ...
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Possible real world counterpart to Jane Eldon / Sean Gogerty?

In Star Trek Voyager Season 6 Episode 11 episode Fair Haven Captain Janeway was introduced to an early 19th century Irish poet Jane Eldon's work Hills Most Green, Hearts Unseen by a holographic ...
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Where did that strange flower vanish in Tuvix?

In the Star Trek: Voyager S02E24, we come across a strange breed of flower which melds with a life form to breed. This same flower creates Tuvix, a half Tuvok, half Neelix creature. However, at the ...
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Could the mobile emitter in Voyager be used by any program created on the holodeck?

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode, "Future's End, Part II", Voyager's EMH, the Doctor, was able to leave sickbay or the holodeck and roam freely with the help of a mobile emitter (the ...
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Are there really script notes calling Chief O'Brien a Warrant Officer?

I've been fleshing out the unseen or unacknowledged ranks and rank insignia of Starfleet. Most supplemental material refers to O'Brien's single black pip as being the designated rank for a Chief Petty ...
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Why did the last episode of "Star Trek: Picard" hint that Seven of Nine is a lesbian when she was married to Chakotay at the end of "Voyager"?

In the closing moments of the last episode of Star Trek: Picard, the show hinted that Seven of Nine was interested in a lesbian relationship with the other woman on the ship. But in the last episode ...
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Do Vulcan, Andor and Tellar still have their own military ships by the time of TNG?

I've often wondered when ST:ENT showed the founding of the Federation. We also saw the new Vulcan High Command begin to decommission many of its military vessels. Do we know anything about what the ...
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Why does resetting the timeline change the behavior of the Krenim?

In the Year of Hell opening. Voyager encounters a Krenim ship that opens fire on them, attempting to get them to leave. When the timeline is reset, the Krenim, although not openly friendly, tells them ...
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What did Una McCormack have to ignore to write The Autobiography of Kathryn Janeway?

I was listening to the latest episode of the Transporter Room 3 podcast, Star Ship Down review. It contains an interview with Una McCormack, who wrote The Autobiography of Mr. Spock. She also wrote ...
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Number of Voyager Crew exceeded?

Has anyone ever counted, by checking all the episodes, how many extras of the crew have shown up on screen to see if it exceeds the 150 crew Voyager is supposed to have?
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Can the Q create another universe?

In VOY: Death Wish: He did this by taking Janeway to the Q Continuum, which was presented in the Human-comprehensible form of a house in the middle of a desert with a road running by it. The road, he ...
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What new technology did Voyager bring home?

Throughout the series, Voyager gains significant upgrades that put it ahead of many of its contemporary Starfleet vessels. However, several of these upgrades would not have been truly new to Starfleet....
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​Do the Borg have the ability to sense changes/alterations in time?

​Do the Borg have the ability to sense changes/alterations in time? With the new Season of Picard coming, it begs the question of will the Borg Queen also be aware of the changes.
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Why is the EMH in Voyager so much more human-like than Data?

In Star Trek: Voyager, the EMH is clearly more human-like than Data in Star Trek: The Next Generation: When a hologram died in "Heroes and Demons," the EMH Thus he has emotions as there is ...
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Why did Star Trek: Voyager season 1 only have 16 episodes?

Star Trek: The Next Generation had 26 episodes in all seasons except for the second, which had 22 (not a huge difference) Star Trek: Deep Space Nine had 26 episodes in every season, except for the ...
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Why is the phrase "assure you" used so much in Star Trek? [closed]

The phrases "I can assure you..." and "I assure you" are used very often in Star Trek shows. The phrase is used so much that it seems as if its frequency must be a deliberate ...
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Star-Trek-like series, where a man accidentally gets impregnated by an alien species

I would have absolutely sworn that this was an episode from Star Trek: Voyager. However, I've just finished re-watching the entirety of Voyager, and the episode didn't happen! Either I managed to ...
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Do any female Hirogen hunt?

According to the episode Prey, Hirogen culture and mythology revolve around hunting dangerous aliens, and in the previous episode Hunters, one Hirogen says a rare trophy would make him "envied by ...
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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. My ...
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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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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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