Ensign Travis Mayweather takes leave when Enterprise rendez-vous with the cargo ship Horizon, his childhood home. The family reunion is bittersweet when Mayweather learns of his father's death and he butts heads with his brother/Acting Captain, Paul, who resents Travis' leaving the Horizon and finding a successful career with Starfleet. Meanwhile, Enterprise backtracks to visit a planet undergoing drastic geographical changes. T'Pol looks to avoid attending movie night. Written by
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Mayweather mentions to Reed that Starfleet should post families together on their star ships followed by Reed rebutting that they better post a psychologist to deal with the stress. This is, likely, a reference to Enterprise D from Star Trek: The Next Generation
(1987) on which many families are posted together along with a Counsellor played by Marina Sirtis
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When Captain Archer goes to check on Ensign Mayweather in the zero-gravity section of the ship, Mayweather is visibly upset and at least one tear falls down off his face. See more
From my perspective, this was the story of an individual persecuted by humans because he was different.
Commander Charles 'Trip' Tucker III
That's one way of looking at it.
In many ways, the film seemed quite prophetic. The reaction of the villagers, for example; it was similar to the reception Vulcans received after landing on Earth.
Captain Jonathan Archer
I don't recall anyone greeting a Vulcan Ambassador with torches and pitchforks.
References Son of Frankenstein
Archer's Theme [Enterprise - Music from the Original Television Soundtrack]
Written by Dennis McCarthy
Performed by Dennis McCarthy See more