Star Trek: Voyager: Season 3, Episode 1

Basics: Part 2 (4 Sep. 1996)

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The entire Voyager was marooned on a desolate planet by the Kazon. Tom Paris was sent out to try and find someone who can help them. And Lon Suder and the Doctor who are still on Voyager try to help.

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The entire Voyager was marooned on a desolate planet by the Kazon. Tom Paris was sent out to try and find someone who can help them. And Lon Suder and the Doctor who are still on Voyager try to help.

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The Hanonian land eel was the first alien being on Voyager created through CGI. They would experiment with the technique again in Star Trek: Voyager: Macrocosm (1996), before using it to create Species 8472 for Star Trek: Voyager: Scorpion: Part 1 (1997). See more »

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Many of the natives and the Voyager crew carry large wood sticks even though no vegetation larger than a small shrub is ever shown. See more »

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Commander Chakotay: [referring to the Hanonian natives] Have you been able to tell if they have a leader?
Kes: I'd say it's the one with the claw.
Neelix: I agree. The other two seem to be trying to figure out what to make of us - in a manner of speaking, not in a culinary sense, I hope.
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Ding-Dong, The Witch Is Dead!
2 February 2011 | by (New York, NY USA) – See all my reviews

Seska is dead!!! Finally!!!

The hideously-unappealing, scenery-chewing, pointlessly-evil villain is gone from Voyager! She will be missed.

This episode is really just the killing off of the lingering, failed plot lines that had yet to be resolved. Chakotay's baby? Not his. COP-OUT! That's why they never should have begun such a ridiculous plot line in the first place.

Seska the Evil? Dead. No more contrived cliff-hanging baby-mama drama, and no more having to look at that pigskin she calls a face.

The Kazon Nistrom wars? Over. And not a moment too soon. It was clear Voyager had bitten off more than they could chew with all these plot lines. For a show about a ship heading home how many times could they keep running into the same people? While "Basics I" established a great cliffhanger, "Part II" resolves it way too quickly. Doc and Brad Dourif play Die Hard on the occupied ship while Tom sneaks back with his shuttlecraft. Not the greatest, but at least we're finally free from the ghost of plot lines past.

Die, Seska. Stay dead. Good dog.

GRADE: B-


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