Captain Archer wants to convert curiosity into deeds and decides to enter a ship floating in space. Hoshi has trouble adjusting to life on Enterprise.

Director:

Writers:

(based upon "Star Trek" created by), (created by) | 3 more credits »
Reviews

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Axanar Captain (as Jeff Rickets)
...
Translator Voice (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Enterprise is in a region of space with no inhabited worlds and so there's not much exploring to do. Lieutenant Reed is trying to align the targeting scanners with ensign Mayweather and doctor Phlox is taking care of a slug that Ensign Hoshi took aboard, but isn't faring too well. Then Enterprise stumbles upon a ship adrift in space. T'Pol and captain Archer discuss if the crew should enter the ship to provide assistance if needed, but Archer and mankind's curiosity wins. The captain decides to take Reed and Hoshi with him. Hoshi however is having trouble adjusting to the life on the ship. Earlier she complained about her quarters not being on the port side and this time she tells Archer that she'd rather help from him the bridge because she's claustrophobic. Written by Arnoud Tiele (imdb@tiele.nl)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

worm | explosion | translator | dog | 2150s | See All (6) »


Edit

Details

Release Date:

3 October 2001 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The medical bay doors display the Caduceus, a winged rod with two entwined snakes. For some reason Hollywood thinks this is a medical symbol; it is traditionally a symbol of commerce. The traditional symbol of medicine is the Rod of Asclepius, a straight rod sans wings with one entwined snake. See more »

Goofs

Star streaks are backwards. Stars would look blue as you approached and red as you go away. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[Hoshi is trying to animate a slug-like creature, tutting]
Dr. Phlox: I didn't realize you spoke slug.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Star Trek: Enterprise: Desert Crossing (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Where My Heart Will Take Me
(uncredited)
Written by Dennis McCarthy
Performed by Russell Watson
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A Code of Behavior
18 October 2007 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

After two weeks in space, the only contact of the Enterprise's crew has been with a dying worm. Lieutenant Malcolm Reed is trying to align the scanners of the defense system with the support of Ensign Travis Mayweather; Dr. Phlox is researching a slug and a bat that have been brought aboard; Ensign Hoshi Sato is bored and feeling upset for the slug. When Enterprise sees a spacecraft adrift in space, Captain Jonathan Archer decides to go on board with Reed and Hoshi to contact the crew, but they find fifteen dead crewman. Sub-Commander T'Pol advises to leave the place for the safety of the Enterprise and crew. After an argument with T'Pol about code of behavior. Captain Archer decides to return to the craft with Dr. Phlox, Ensign Hoshi and the engineer Reed, and make contact with the planet of the crewman. Dr. Phlox finds that a component of the body of the aliens has been drained by the killers, and they are surprised by the spaceship that has killed the crew. When the situation is dramatic and critical, Hoshi contacts another craft from the breed that had been murdered, the Axanar.

"Fight or Flight" is a reasonable episode of Enterprise with a greater participation of the insecure Hoshi. T'Pol is more restraint by Captain Archer, but her advices are sensate and wise, contrasting with the impulsive Captain Archer. The preoccupation with the slug is silly, and the attitude of leaving the worm in another planet is irresponsible with the environment. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Luta ou Fuga" ("Fight or Runaway")


13 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Cogenitor s2 e22 sky48728-240-213647
Andorians capttheo1
worse ending to a Great Series ever! nwalters11
10 Years with no Star Trek Series! grauhase
Same annoying mistakes as original series. ranb40
What I disliked about this series... ksjazzguitar
Discuss Fight or Flight (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?