Star Trek: Voyager - Unessential Episodes

A list of the 47 Star Trek Voyager episodes, which can be skipped without missing anything. These are the let's say less stellar episodes with cheesy dialogue, trashy alien make-up and no or very little progression of the overall plot of the series.
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Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: The Cloud (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
With power reserves running low, the crew of Voyager alters course to enter a nebula in which there... (44 mins.)
“ First appearance of the "Sandrine's" holodeck program. Funny beginning, then mediocre. The first season can use less cloud nebulas. ” - TaskGazer
 
2.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Ex Post Facto (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The Baneans wrongfully convict Tom Paris of murder. Technology plus the Banean physiology can access... (44 mins.)
“ Tom Paris is accused of murder by aliens. Tuvok investigates. ” - TaskGazer
 
3.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Emanations (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A Voyager sensor scan reveals what seems to be a previously undiscovered chemical element in a group of asteroids... (44 mins.)
“ About the afterlife arrangements of an alien species. ” - TaskGazer
 
4.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Heroes and Demons (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
After Harry Kim disappears during his 'Beowulf' holonovel program, Chakotay and Tuvok are sent to investigate and they disappear. Not wanting to lose any more crew-members, the Doctor is transfered to the holodek to investigate. (44 mins.)
“ A very nice Doctor episode, if you're up for something weird and funny. Otherwise unimportant. ” - TaskGazer
 
5.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Cathexis (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Energy beings from a nebula displace Chakotay's consciousness from his body. The Doctor pronounces him... (44 mins.)
“ Spiritual mumbo-jumbo. Also another cloud nebula episode... ” - TaskGazer
 
6.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: The 37's (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Voyager answers an ancient SOS distress and finds 8 humans - including Amelia Earhart - in cryo-stasis on a nearby planet... (44 mins.)
“ The Voyager meets Amelia Earhart. Ouch! ” - TaskGazer
 
7.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Twisted (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Voyager encounters a spatial distortion ring that soon surrounds the ship. As it presses closer, it... (44 mins.)
“ Much confusion. ” - TaskGazer
 
8.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Innocence (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Tuvok crashes on a planet where he finds some children who know that they are all going to die. (44 mins.)
“ Tuvok takes care of a group of kids on a planet. ” - TaskGazer
 
9.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: The Thaw (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Voyager finds a group of people connected in stasis chambers and something has gone terribly wrong. (44 mins.)
“ A somewhat surreal episode about fear. I can see the appeal of this weirdness, but for me it's not weird enough to have the impact they were going for. Very stand-alone. ” - TaskGazer
 
10.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: The Chute (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Tom Paris and Harry Kim are wrongly convicted of a terrorist bombing. Even though Janeway captures the true criminals... (44 mins.)
“ Tom Paris and Harry Kim in space prison. ” - TaskGazer
 
11.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Remember (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Lieutenant Torres starts having vivid dreams about another life, another love and another planet. (44 mins.)
“ Torres having wild dreams. ” - TaskGazer
 
12.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Sacred Ground (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
After Kes is injured by an energy beam on a planet's sacred ground, Janeway must undergo a spiritual quest in order to save her life. (44 mins.)
“ Spiritual mumbo-jumbo featuring Kes and Janeway. ” - TaskGazer
 
13.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Warlord (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A dying warlord takes over Kes's body and is determined to retake his home planet. (44 mins.)
“ Kes and Neelix break up while she's controlled by a dying warlord. They stay split up after it, but it's never really further explored. Questionable acting all over this one. ” - TaskGazer
 
14.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Darkling (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Kes falls in love on an away mission. The Doctor, seeking to expand his programming, incorporates the personalities of several historical figures... (44 mins.)
“ Kes falls in love. The Doctor messes with his program and goes crazy. ” - TaskGazer
 
15.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Rise (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
While helping a planet being bombarded by asteroids, Neelix and Tuvok get trapped on the surface and Tuvok's negative attitude is getting on Neelix's nerves. (44 mins.)
“ Tuvok and Neelix in an elevator to space. ” - TaskGazer
 
16.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Favorite Son (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
While Ensign Kim begins experiencing bizarre DNA changes, he instinctively leads Voyager to a planet... (44 mins.)
“ All the alien girls want Harry Kim, but not really. ” - TaskGazer
 
17.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Nemesis (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Commander Chakotay's shuttle is hit by enemy cross-fire and crashes on a planet in the midst of a war... (44 mins.)
“ Chakotay playing war in a jungle. ” - TaskGazer
 
18.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Random Thoughts (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Voyager visits a planet with a telepathic races that outlaws negative thoughts. When B'Elanna is charged... (44 mins.)
 
19.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Concerning Flight (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
While Janeway is visiting her da Vinci holodeck program, Voyager is mugged by transporter. They steal everything from the main computer core... (44 mins.)
 
20.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Mortal Coil (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Neelix experiences a crisis of faith when, after being dead for nearly nineteen hours, Seven of Nine revives him using her Borg technology... (44 mins.)
 
21.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Unforgettable (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
An alien woman requests asylum aboard Voyager, stating she has been aboard recently and she and Chakotay fell in love... (44 mins.)
 
22.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Living Witness (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
When The Doctor's back-up module is found, his program is brought on-line for the first time in seven hundred years... (44 mins.)
 
23.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Demon (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Desperate to replenish the ship's power resources, Voyager seeks out a deuterium signature on a class "Y" a.k.a... (44 mins.)
 
24.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Bride of Chaotica! (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
While Tom Paris & Harry Kim are running an episode of their "Captain Proton" holodeck programs, Voyager gets caught in a layer of sub space... (44 mins.)
 
25.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Gravity (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A Voyager shuttle manned by Lt. Cmdr. Tuvok, Ensign Paris and The Doctor is pulled into a subspace gravity... (44 mins.)
 
26.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Course: Oblivion (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A slight respite seems to be in order but some mysterious force is affecting the very fabric of Voyager itself. To solve the mystery this crew must retrace their steps to see what went wrong. (44 mins.)
 
27.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: The Fight (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Voyager gets trapped in "chaotic space," a kind of Bermuda Triangle, where sensors are useless and a straight line sends them running in circles... (44 mins.)
 
28.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Juggernaut (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Voyager responds to a distress call of a heavily-damaged Malon freighter. Torres, Neelix, Chakotay,... (44 mins.)
“ Torres in a sonic shower scene. ” - TaskGazer
 
29.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: 11:59 (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The crew of Voyager swap stories of family histories. Janeway is most proud of her ancestor Shannon O'Donnell... (44 mins.)
 
30.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Warhead (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An alien warhead or missile that possesses Artificial Intelligence links with the EMH program and begins to terrorize the crew. (44 mins.)
 
31.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Riddles (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Returning from an away mission, the Delta Flyer is boarded. Tuvok is assaulted by a cloaked alien from a xenophobic race called the Ba'Neth... (44 mins.)
 
32.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Fair Haven (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The crew of Voyager take part in Tom Paris' latest holodeck getaway: Fair Haven, an Irish coastal town of the early 20th century... (44 mins.)
 
33.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Virtuoso (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The Doctor's singing talent is so appreciated by the Qomar that he is considering resigning his Starfleet commission and staying on with his millions of adoring fans. (44 mins.)
 
34.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Memorial (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Members of an away mission start dreaming about a species they have never seen before who are in a gruesome battle on an unknown planet. (44 mins.)
 
35.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Tsunkatse (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Seven of Nine and Tuvok are kidnapped while on an away mission and Seven is forced to fight in their gladiator-like competition or Tuvok will not receive the medical attention that he requires. (44 mins.)
“ Seven of Nine vs. The Rock ” - TaskGazer
 
36.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Spirit Folk (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A revisit to the holographic town of Fair Haven proves dangerous for Paris and Kim as members of the... (44 mins.)
 
37.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Ashes to Ashes (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Three years ago, when Ensign Lyndsey Ballard died on an away mission, Voyager gave her a traditional burial in space... (44 mins.)
 
38.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Muse (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Harry Kim and B'Elanna Torres take the Delta Flyer in search of dilithium. They crash on a pre-warp planet and B'Elanna is found by a local... (44 mins.)
 
39.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Neelix becomes very agitated as Voyager begins a full shutdown prior to entering a peculiar astronomical nebula... (44 mins.)
 
40.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Drive (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
With Janeway's approval, Paris enters the Delta Flyer in an inter-species, light-speed shuttle race... (44 mins.)
 
41.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Critical Care (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The Doctor is stolen from Voyager by an alien who sells him and his mobile emitter to a hospital on a densely-populated planet... (44 mins.)
 
42.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Nightingale (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
When Voyager comes to the aid of a medical transport, Harry Kim gets his first command. (44 mins.)
 
43.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Shattered (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
After an accident Chakotay is able to pass through the time spheres that are scattered about the ship after Voyager goes through a temporal rift... (44 mins.)
“ A glorified clip show. ” - TaskGazer
 
44.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Repentance (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Voyager rescues a prison warden and a set of prisoners that are scheduled to be executed testing their own ethical beliefs. (44 mins.)
 
45.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Friendship One (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
For the first time in seven years, Voyager gets a mission from Starfleet Command: retrieve the 21st century probe Friendship One from a nearby planet. (44 mins.)
“ Mutants. ” - TaskGazer
 
46.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Natural Law (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Chakotay and Seven of Nine's shuttle is crippled by an energy field and they crash on a planet inhabited by a primitive species. (44 mins.)
 
47.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Renaissance Man (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The Doctor abducts and impersonates various members of the crew when the Captain is kidnapped. (44 mins.)
“ Tries desperately to be a worthy sequel to Tinker Tenor Doctor Spy, but fails miserably. Noone seems to be in character. Trash gold. ” - TaskGazer