A prequel series, set 100 years before the original Star Trek series, which focuses on the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the formation of the Federation and the Earth-Romulan Wars. The series is set aboard the Earth ship Enterprise NX-01, captained by Jonathan Archer.
The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful, time-traveling Romulan creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.
After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.
When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protects a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony of Earth.
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It's the 22nd century. At the dawn of the United Federation of Planets, 100 years before the adventures of Captain Kirk and crew, Captain Jonathan Archer and the crew of the Starship Enterprise NX-01 begin the journey where no one has gone before. Written by
Because the show is 100 years before Kirk, some old technology has reappeared: - flip-open communicators - manual sliders on the transporter - the science station viewfinder - Most of the sound effects for the Enterprise come from original 1960s Star Trek (1966) series - including all the bridge sounds, doors, communicator chirps, and most of the panel sounds. - Instead of shields, the Enterprise has polarized hull plating and instead of hand-held phasers, the crew are introduced to phase pistols. - There are no photon torpedoes, simply torpedoes. (Until the start of season 3) - The transporter has only recently been approved for transporting bio-matter (people)...and no one on the crew trusts it. It has 4 docking doors for shuttlepods. The design of 22nd century Enterprise NX-01 bears a striking resemblance to the 24th century Akira Class starship, first introduced in Star Trek: First Contact (1996). Enterprise carries a designation of NX-01 which, according to established canon, indicates a prototype starship. It also indicates the first Starfleet starship to use this naming convention. Enterprise is the first Starfleet vessel to use the new warp 5 engine developed by Zefram Cochrane and Jonathan Archer's father, Henry. See more »
[Dr. Phlox is infected by nanomachines and is slowly changing into a Borg]
Why are you wearing a phase pistol?
Ensign Hoshi Sato:
Oh, it's Lt. Reed's idea. If you come near me, I'm supposed to shoot you.
I hope you'll use the stun setting.
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The opening title sequence, which chronicles humanity's progress towards the stars interspersed with other vessels named Enterprise, features footage from Star Trek: First Contact (1996) of the Phoenix, humanity's first FTL spacecraft, separating from its booster rocket and deploying its warp nacelles. See more »
For the past year I've watched Enterprise hoping they would get better and quit being so doom and gloom. I was hoping for them to get back to basics and more of the original Star Trek. Well, finally after a so-so year, they get back more to the original and start getting good again. I get all pumped up about it, and what does UPN do; but, cancel it! Well, that settles it. I have no reason to watch UPN again. Too bad another network or syndication wouldn't pick up Enterprise. If it would continue as it's been this year alone, it could run many more years. The camaraderie's is back and it's getting more humorous. The stories are fantastic. And, we're seeing more of the beginning of the original Trek! The writers are getting imaginative again! Well, hopefully there will be a miracle and Enterprise will be saved, though I doubt it. Too bad! I really hope it's not the end of the Star trek series. I hope Enterprise makes a comeback, some how, some way! Someone please save this series!
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