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Questions tagged [star-trek-voyager]

For use on questions about Star Trek: Voyager, the 1995 Star Trek TV series. Use this tag in conjunction with the [star-trek] tag and other relevant tags (such as character tags).

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If Captain Braxton in Future's End never experienced the timeline where he goes back in time, why does he try to stop it in Relativity?

Captain Braxton returns through the rift in “Future's End” having never experienced the catastrophic destruction of the solar system time line, which has been altered. Then in season 5, "Relativity" ...
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Why is the doctor's holographic projection tangible sometimes and intangible at other times? [duplicate]

In "Future's end, part 2", the doctor is fired upon by two Earth militants and the bullets pass through his holographic matrix. Only two scenes prior, with his new holographic projector, he receives ...
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In “Living Witness,” what happened after the doctor was deactivated and nine Kyrian ships attacked? [duplicate]

The Voyager's story from the doctor ends with this: EMH: Computer, freeze programme. A tragic, needless death, but as you can see, Voyager was not responsible. After Tedran was killed, Voyager ...
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Why does Captain Janeway order the crew to abandon ship in “Year of Hell” if they know the time changes will erase them?

Why does Captain Janeway order the crew to abandon ship in "Year of Hell" if they know the time changes will erase them? They are aware of the time manipulations, so assuming the barely functioning ...
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After the events of “Blink of an Eye” why doesn't the planet become a major galactic player?

In the Voyager episode "Blink of an Eye" the crew finds a planet where time passes much more quickly than the rest of the universe. SEVEN: For each second that passes on Voyager, nearly a day goes ...
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How did the Caretaker not kill everyone on Voyager when pulling them into the Delta quadrant?

We know that ships in the Star Trek universe can travel very fast, but this is still generally limited by the technology of the time. Sometimes travel is accomplished by instantaneous travel using ...
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Why do the Q have genders?

It seems, at least from "Qpid," that the Qs' humanoid appearance is just for show. The "main" Q is not really a male, for example. After all, Q tells Picard in the aforementioned episode that given ...
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Can Voyager trace the origin of messages sent from Starfleet?

Sort of a followup to this question, in the Star Trek: Voyager episode Hunters, the crew uses an Hirogen network to receive messages sent from star fleet and loved ones. With the appropriate tools I ...
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Does transportation really make a sound in-universe? [duplicate]

The various technologies featured in Star Trek make a variety of sounds, not all of which are diegetic. For example, exterior shots in space battle scenes commonly show phasers and photon torpedoes ...
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Are promotions in Star Trek arbitrary?

I noticed that the rise in rank of some officers seemed very arbitrary. Thus, Chief O'Brien is still only a cadet (according to his heel on his uniform), but he has nevertheless achieved and ...
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What other actors played different characters in TOS and TNG/DS9/Voy?

I was recently reminded that the same actor, Diana Muldaur, played blind human telepath Miranda Jones in TOS and Doctor Pulaski in TNG. Majel Barrett Roddenberry played Nurse Chapel in TOS and ...
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Is there an equivalent to The Federation in the Delta quadrant?

The United Federation of Planets spanned thousands of light years and had over 150 member planets across the Alpha and Beta quadrants. For the purpose of this question, I'm considering the following ...
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Has a human ever mastered the mind meld?

In any canon series of Star Trek has a human been able to master the mind meld?
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In Star Trek Voyager: How often did 'distress calls' turn out to originate from antagonists?

The question came up in the comments of this question: Does Voyager ever answer a distress call from anyone good? The mentioned question was about the fact, that very often when Voyager responds to a ...
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Does Voyager ever answer a distress call from anyone good?

I am almost through the whole of Voyager and there is this one trope that is very prevalent in this series: (Almost) every time there is a distress call and the crew moves in to help, it is either too ...
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Why Does Seven of Nine use her Borg designation?

A large part of Seven of Nine's story arc is her attempt to become human again. Why then, do they continue to refer to her as Seven of Nine? At some point they learn her real name, Annika Hansen. ...
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Is there any information that Tilly is related to Janeway?

Is there any information or hints that Ensign Tilly is possibly an ancestor to Captain Kathryn Janeway? The whole aspect of Tilly training to become a captain someday, that it's a struggle for her ...
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What really happened to the USS Voyager in “Living Witness”?

In Star Trek: Voyager, episode 23 of season 4 (remember), the episode begins with a civilization unknown until now. They claim to hold the ruins of the USS Voyager, which has otherwise contributed to ...
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What warp factor was the USS Equinox traveling at?

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode Equinox: Part 1, Captain Ransom states that the Equinox traveled over 10,000 light years in 2 weeks using the alien substance to boost their propulsion system. ...
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What was Janeway's final plan in Endgame?

Related, but different from this question and this question. At one point in the episode, they came up with a plan for destroying the transwarp hub; which would involve using a torpedo from within it,...
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How Does Neelix Know About the War?

In SE4 EP4, Nemesis, Janeway asks Neelix what he knows about the war on the planet Chakotay is marooned on. Neelix knows about it. However, in Season 3, Neelix is forced to go to lengths to get a ...
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How has Voyager not run out of shuttlecraft? [duplicate]

I’ve been re-watching Star Trek: Voyager, lately. Over the first three seasons, Voyager loses multiple shuttlecraft. How many shuttlecraft does Voyager have? Does the ship have some sort of large ...
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Why are there different levels of security and analysis in Star Trek?

I wonder why there are different levels of security and analysis in Star Trek: if the goal is to be as efficient and safe as possible, why not activate the analysis and / or security systems directly ...
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Is there bad continuity with the Kes & Paris storyline in “Before and After”?

In VOY: Before and After, Kes and Tom Paris are married. Paris talks of the Year of Hell, when they lost Janeway and B'Ellana who was very special to him (the budding romance shown throughout the ...
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Why didn't B'Elanna Torres have her cranial ridges removed?

It's clear from a number of episodes of Star Trek The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine etc. that Starfleet surgeons have the ability to alter a person's appearance to imitate that of someone from ...
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How does Q perform his Earth illusion?

In "Death Wish," in an effort to try to convince Captain Janeway to rule in his favor during the trial, Q shows her the Earth outside of her window. Is it stated anywhere how Q accomplishes this? ...
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What tribe is Chakotay from?

During Voyager, Chakotay's Native American heritage is repeatedly mentioned and emphasized. What tribe is he from? Do tribes as such still exist in his time? Does he hold membership in one or more ...
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Were the Maquis who returned on Voyager punished for having been Maquis?

In the first episode of Voyager, Captain Janeway permits the survivors of a Maquis ship to join her crew, even though from a legal perspective they are outlaws at best and terrorists at worst. Later ...
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Why is Tuvok so accepting of others calling him by his first name?

As Tuvok is Vulcan, I would think that he'd view basically everything in light of Starfleet guidelines, including how subordinates address him. However, he is apparently okay with Harry Kim and Tom ...
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Are there insects or spiders on Voyager?

At the end of "Homestead," as Neelix is preparing to permanently leave the ship, Tuvok stops him. Before he's able to speak, Tuvok looks down and grinds his foot into the ground for a few seconds. Is ...
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Does the EMH ever laugh?

From time to time the EMH seems to "chuckle," usually because he's made a clever comment. I'm referring here to genuine laughter (as genuine as a computer program can laugh; no need to split hairs and ...
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How is the holodeck still rendering during the Voyager power drain? [duplicate]

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Night" (S05 E01), Voyager suffers a ship-wide total power drain. How is the holodeck still rendering Tom Paris' program, albeit in darkness? He turns on a program-...
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What does the passage of time “feel like” on Kelemane's planet?

Star Trek: Voyager's "Blink of an Eye" introduces us to Kelemane's planet, a planet where time is greatly accelerated compared to the rest of the galaxy. Do the inhabitants of this planet "feel" the ...
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How many shuttlecraft were lost over the course of Star Trek:Voyager?

Is there a tally somewhere of the exact number shown to be lost over the entire series, and (where possible) the episodes in which they were lost (or when the audience learned they were lost, if ...
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Were the writers of Voyager: Cathexis influenced by the TNG: Lonely Among Us episode?

Does anyone else see the parallels and similar aspects between the following two episodes: Star trek Voyager: Cathexis (1X13) Star Trek TNG: Lonely Among Us (1X07) Have any of the writers or ...
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How old is Neelix?

The Talaxian named Neelix is one of the main characters in Star Trek Voyager: His duties on board the ship range from chef, to ambassador and ship's moral officer. Also, through-out the seasons we ...
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How did Laura the drone end up in the Delta Quadrant?

In the Voyager episode "Unimatrix Zero" we meet one of Seven's Unimatrix friends called Laura who claims she was a Starfleet officer that was assimilated at the battle of Wolf 359. However, from the ...
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Why didn't Voyager make a cloaking device?

Voyager is lost and has to pass through some pretty hostile territories. So a simple question: wouldn't a cloak have made their journey easier and safer even if it's only used sometimes? We know the ...
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Why doesn't the 29th century Starfleet intervene when Janeway travels back in time at the end of Voyager? [duplicate]

Over all seven seasons of Voyager, the Starfleet of the 29th century intervened whenever anything was in the wrong time. But why don't they do this when Janeway travels back in time at the end of ...
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Why are personal weapons in Voyager larger than in other series?

Personal weapons in all other Star Trek series can kill or stun at various settings but are the size of cell phones or small pistols. Why are the ones on Voyager larger?
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Why does computer data get destroyed when it gets downloaded? [duplicate]

Whenever an enemy ship downloads something from the board computer or whenever a hologram gets transferred, the data gets removed from the board computer. It's almost as if the data was a physical ...
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Who cut the crew's hair on Voyager, and where?

I wonder how does the crew take a haircut? Is there a beauty parlour in the Voyager? Like Kes, she has a stylish hairdo.
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Why did future Janeway not tell Voyager about transwarp-hubs during Scorpion I&II? [duplicate]

For the hundredth time I am re-watching Star Trek: Voyager now, and I just wondered about the following: In Endgame future Janeway travels back in time to lead Voyager home through a Borg transwarp-...
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Is there a reason why Sci Fi Australia wouldn't get the broadcast licenses for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine?

In Australia, the Foxtel (Pay TV) Channel SciFi (ch 123) has been airing repeats of Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Voyager. while not strange by itself what gets me is that The Next ...
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How did Tom Paris graduate from Starfleet Academy?

Did Tom Paris need to graduate from the Academy in order to join Voyager crew and how was he able to do that?
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Where No One Has Gone Before?

To boldly go where no-one has gone before - TNG To boldly go where none have gone before - Voyager When did they ever go where nobody had gone before? Seems that it never really happened: Wherever ...
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Seven of Nine's Singing Voice

When Seven and the Doctor sing 'You Are My Sunshine' and 'My Darling Clementine', is that really Jeri Ryan singing? I know she's really singing 'It Can't Be Wrong' but she sounds kinda different on ...
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Does same-species racism exist in Star Trek?

Like it or not, racism has been a major part of Earth's history. It still plagues the planet today. However, in the future that Star Trek presents, same-species racism has been practically eliminated, ...
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Do the Borg exist in the Mirror Universe? [duplicate]

Do the Borg exist in the Mirror Universe? If so, have they encountered the Empire or Alliance? Or, have the Prime Borg Ever crossed into the Mirror Universe? Otherwise, how is it that the Borg could ...
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What is the EMH's/Voyager's definition of “voluntary”?

In "Vis à Vis," the EMH materializes inside of the holodeck as Tom Paris is working on a car. The Doctor blows the horn to test Paris' hearing. He then states, "I realize that your sickbay training ...