Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
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Caretaker 

While pursuing the trail of Maquis rebels, a newly commissioned Starfleet ship gets pulled to the far side of the galaxy.

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Both the Voyager crew and the Maquis have to deal with the powerful alien - the Caretaker - who transported them 70,000 light-years across the galaxy, to see if he will send them back home. At the same time, a group of warrior aliens called the Kazon strive to gain control of the Caretaker's space station and become the most powerful force in the region. Written by Tony-B4

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16 January 1995 (USA)  »

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$23,000,000 (estimated)
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The Voyager's engine intermix uses the same projector-based effect for the refit Enterprise from Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979). See more »

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At the start of the series the crew is seen using phaser and tricorder models from the next generation, however the models for these change to the first contact designs later in the series. If the ship is lost in the delta quadrant with no way of contacting starfleet, these updated models would not be available. See more »

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Chakotay: Damage report!
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References Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) See more »

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Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
Performed by Jay Chattaway
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Decent but like so many pilots, it has its teething pains
1 February 2015 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This is a two-part pilot episode to introduce this new Star Trek series. And, to pass on the baton, so to speak, the show begins on Deep Space 9.

It's difficult to judge any series based on its pilot episode. The show spends a lot of time introducing characters, dumping LOTS of back story onto the audience as well as forming the characters. As a result, the folks on this particular episode are a bit wooden and difficult to believe. For example, Mr. Neelix is much, much more talkative and annoying in this one--and fortunately, over time the show smoothed these rough edges.

As for the plot, it's only okay. The show begins with the Maquis and Federation battling each other. But, due to a strange array on the opposite side of the galaxy, they are pulled many thousand light- years away. Now both a Maquis and Federation ship must work together to somehow try to make it back home. Why they were brought there and how they'll get back is pretty much the focus of the show- -as well as the series.


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