At Dr. Phlox's request, Enterprise attempts to retrieve 3 Denobulan scientists from the planet Xantoras, where the Goverment has ordered all off-worlders to evacuate within 3 days. Tucker, ... See full summary »

Writers:

(based upon "Star Trek" created by), (created by) | 4 more credits »
Reviews

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Henry Stram ...
Hudak
...
Yolen
...
Trevix
...
Zepht
...
Crewman
Edit

Storyline

At Dr. Phlox's request, Enterprise attempts to retrieve 3 Denobulan scientists from the planet Xantoras, where the Goverment has ordered all off-worlders to evacuate within 3 days. Tucker, Reed, and Mayweather navigate a series of labyrinthine underground caves in search of the scientists. Meanwhile, Enterprise lends assistance to a damaged ship fleeing the planet. Doctor Phlox faces an ethical dilemma when one of the refugees of the ship refuses life-saving treatment. The patient, an Antaran, holds a grudge against Phlox stemming from a war between their races that ended 300 years ago and would rather die than be treated by a Denobulan. Phlox defies Archer's direct order to force treatment because it goes against the Deobulan code to yield to "the will of the patient." Written by Meribor

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Edit

Details

Release Date:

23 April 2003 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This episode was directed by Robert Duncan McNeill, who played Tom Paris in Star Trek: Voyager (1995). See more »

Quotes

Dr. Phlox: When I was quite young, I wanted to take a... a trip to an arboreal planet, near our system. It was a park of sorts with a... great variety of exotic animal life. Some friends and I had planned the journey for months, but a... week before I was supposed to leave, one of my grandmothers took me aside and told me I couldn't go.
Sub-Commander T'Pol: Why not?
Dr. Phlox: She said the planet was tainted. Antarans had lived there once; even though they'd been gone for years, she believed the place had been spoiled by their presence.
Sub-Commander T'Pol:
Dr. Phlox:
Sub-Commander T'Pol:
Dr. Phlox: [...]
See more »

Connections

References Star Trek: The Trouble with Tribbles (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Archer's Theme [Enterprise - Music from the Original Television Soundtrack]
Written by Dennis McCarthy
Performed by Dennis McCarthy
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Antaran plot is the best part of this show.
28 March 2015 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

Planet Xantoras is undergoing yet another regime change--and a violent one as usual. However, there are some Denobulan scientists working there and Dr. Phlox has asked the Captain to mount a rescue mission, as the new Xantoran leader vows to capture and most likely kill all the foreigners in three days. However, when the mission begins, they also discover folks who are the dreaded enemies of the Denobulans and there is a bit crisis because an injured Antaran refuses to let Dr. Phlox help heal him because he is a Denobulan.

This is a decent episode. The problems between the Doctor and the Antaran are quite interesting--sort of like between Jews and Germans or Japanese and Chinese folks. But the other plot about the three scientists is actually pretty dull. Overall, watchable but not great.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
enjoying...but wondering about archer... longisland802506
Cogenitor s2 e22 sky48728-240-213647
I want to like it, but how can I defeat the utter boredom? Tamino-Muth
worse ending to a Great Series ever! nwalters11
10 Years with no Star Trek Series! grauhase
Same annoying mistakes as original series. ranb40
Discuss The Breach (2003) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?