Capt. Archer recounts the story of a Warp engine test to T'Pol.

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Dr. Phlox (credit only)
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Lieutenant Malcolm Reed (credit only)
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Storyline

Enterprise receives word that Captain A.G. Robinson died in an accident. Archer and T'Pol take a shuttle to confirm a dark matter nebula that has yet to be discovered. Enroute to the nebula, Archer recalls the beginnings of Starfleet's NX program, including an unauthorized adventure with Robinson, Tucker and himself. Written by Meribor

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14 May 2003 (USA)  »

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Trivia

This takes place in 2143, October 2150 and March 2153. See more »

Goofs

During take-off of the NX Beta exhaust can be seen coming from warp nacelles instead of impulse and/or rocket exhaust port. See more »

Quotes

A.G. Robinson: By the time they figure out what's going on, we'll be halfway to Jupiter.
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Connections

References Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) See more »

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Archer's Theme [Enterprise - Music from the Original Television Soundtrack]
Written by Dennis McCarthy
Performed by Dennis McCarthy
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Enterprise finally starts to deliver on its potential
25 May 2007 | by (Vulcan) – See all my reviews

This character development episode provides insight into Jonathan Archer, the early faster-than-light space program, and even T'pol. Emotionally disturbed over the death of a colleague, Archer descends into one of his occasional moods and clams up. For completely logical reasons, and also because she has begin to think of the captain as a friend, T'pol forces him to take her along on what he had intended to be a solo away mission. And Archer tells her a story to assuage his grief.

This is one of the best episodes of Season 2. It is expertly directed by LeVar Burton, and features an interesting and original premise. Recommended!


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