Star Trek: Enterprise: Season 3, Episode 5

Impulse (8 Oct. 2003)
"Enterprise" Impulse (original title)

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Enterprise answers an automated distress call of the Vulcan ship Seleya, lost in the Expanse 9 months ago. Captain Archer, T'Pol, Lt. Reed and Cpl. Hawkins dock Shuttlepod One with Seleya, ... See full summary »



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Enterprise answers an automated distress call of the Vulcan ship Seleya, lost in the Expanse 9 months ago. Captain Archer, T'Pol, Lt. Reed and Cpl. Hawkins dock Shuttlepod One with Seleya, only to be attacked by the survivors. The Vulcan crew have been reduced to zombie-like drones, permanently brain-damaged by a neurotoxin in the Trellium. Meanwhile, Enterprise navigates an unpredictable asteroid field rich in Trellium, an ore that can be refined to make a vital insulation for traveling the expanse with minimal damage from the anomalies. Tucker and Mayweather land Shuttlepod Two on an asteroid to mine the ore. Written by Meribor

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47-reference: T'Pol states that the entire crew of the Seleya consists of 147 Vulcans. See more »


Shuttle Pod 2 has major damage to its hull from the escape from the asteroid. When Trip later comes to Archer's rescue, the damage is repaired, but the next scene in the shuttle bay, the damage is back. See more »


Sub-Commander T'Pol: [to Archer] You can't allow your concern for a single crewman to affect your mission. This Expanse destroyed everyone aboard the Seleya. Don't let it happen to Enterprise.
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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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those lights!
29 December 2013 | by (France) – See all my reviews

Well it could as well been one of the best star trek episodes, plot is decent, acting also, but those STROBING LIGHTS! Gosh was a catastrophe really, if you're epileptic chances are you'll have a seizure watching this episode, yeah sure the ship is in a bad shape, doesn't mean there has to be sparkles all over the place all the time, it simply ruined that episode for me, especially while watching it at night (which this episode should be watched at).

As for the rest like I said it's pretty decent, some more mysterious anomalies, the revealing of the event we saw on the Vulcan video before they lost contact with the high council, worth watching obviously

So yeah my vote 7, should have been more if it wasn't for that episode breaker realization

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