Star Trek: Enterprise: Season 3, Episode 22

The Council (12 May 2004)
"Enterprise" The Council (original title)

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Enterprise has arrived at the location of the Xindi Council and with the help of Degra, Archer can make his plea in front of the five races of Xindi. Archer needs to prove that the Sphere ... See full summary »

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Enterprise has arrived at the location of the Xindi Council and with the help of Degra, Archer can make his plea in front of the five races of Xindi. Archer needs to prove that the Sphere Builders have been telling lies. While the Primates and Arboreals are already aware of the truth, convincing the other three races will not be easy. The Reptilians and Insectoids refuse to even listen to Archer. Meanwhile, the Sphere Builders haven't been sitting still, and have arranged a secret meeting with the Reptilians. Written by Arnoud Tiele (imdb@tiele.nl)

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During the EVA inside the sphere Mayweather is seen in the shuttle wearing his standard uniform. Because the shuttle has no airlock it would need to be depressurized to open the door. Mayweather would need to wear some kind of pressure suit. Even if the shuttle could be re-pressurized after the others are out he would need to keep the suit on in case the away team suffered an accident and needed to get back inside quickly. For this reason they would almost certainly keep the door open. See more »

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Captain Jonathan Archer: I got sent to the principal's office for passing a note in class. It was to Katy Bentley. I was inviting her to a party a friend of mine was throwing.
Ensign Hoshi Sato: What'd she say?
Captain Jonathan Archer: Funny thing - she'd already turned me down; but after I got in trouble...
Ensign Hoshi Sato: Some women can't resist the bad boys.
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Convincing the Xindi Council
4 March 2008 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

The Enterprise arrives for the meeting with the Xindi Council ahead of the schedule and Archer with the support of Hoshi explains the true intention of the Sphere Builders, telling also that the humans and Xindi should be allied against the trans-dimensional beings. The Council split, with the Humanoids and Arboreals accepting the evidences, the Reptilians and Insectoids denying them and the other Xindi absolutely neutral and expecting conclusive evidences. Meanwhile T'Pol travels with Trip, Reed and Corporal Hawkins trying to get the memory core from a key sphere. The Reptilians have a secret meeting with the liaison of the Sphere Builders that promises a leadership position among the Xindi if they succeed to deploy the weapon on Earth.

"The Council" is one of the best episodes of the Fourth Season of Enterprise. Now Archer succeeds in his diplomatic task of convincing the Xindi that humans are not the menace to their races, and the attitude of the Reptilians gives the necessary support to his speech. The very last scene with Hoshi being abducted by the Reptilian is a promise of another excellent sequel to the saga of the Enterprise in the Expanse. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "O Conselho" ("The Council")


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