While "Voyager" investigates what appears to be a typical comet, the crew accidentally releases a member of the Q Continuum who has been imprisoned in the ship's console for over 300 years to prevent him from committing suicide. He then claims asylum on the ship, which leaves Captain Janeway to decide whether he should go back in to confinement or whether to grant his request for asylum, which will give him endless opportunities to commit suicide. Written by
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One of Quinn's hiding places from Q involves turning Voyager into a Christmas ornament. The same year that this episode aired (1996), Hallmark released a Voyager Christmas ornament. See more
At 16:00, Q calls himself to the stand, its obvious that his "counterpart" was filmed in different lighting, as seen on the hair color. See more
And you... only live for nine years.
Oh, how I envy you.
Why is that?
Because the one thing I want, more than any other... is to die.
Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
Performed by Jay Chattaway See more