Enterprise encounters a hyper-giant star. While there, they make first contact with the Vissians, a technologically sophisticated race with three genders. While making quick friends, and eagerly learning about the advanced technology, Trip gets curious about the Vissians third gender, known as the Cogenitor, who is crucial in the Vissian reproductive process. Against the wishes of the Vissians, Trip befriends the Cogenitor and encourages it to defy it's cultural boundarries, which the Vissians are made aware of, and are angered by. Written by
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When Commander Tucker is trying to choose a movie to show to the Cogenitor, one of the titles in the library is the fictional 1930s science-fiction movie "The Bride of Chaotica", a humorous Buck Rogers-Flash Gordon knockoff from Star Trek: Voyager: Bride of Chaotica!
(1999). See more
As T'Pol is reprimanding Trip, in a close-up you can clearly see that half of her eyebrow is brown paint rather than hair. Also the color doesn't quite match. See more
Keep an open mind, Commander, hm? You came on this mission to meet other species, no matter how many genders they may have.
Archer's Theme [Enterprise - Music from the Original Television Soundtrack]
Written by Dennis McCarthy
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