Voyager's crew is being replaced by strangers one by one and the replacements don't know why they are there.



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Lieutenant B'Elanna Torres (as Roxann Biggs-Dawson)
Deborah Levin ...
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Voyager's crew is being replaced by strangers one by one and the replacements don't know why they are there.

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7 May 1997 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Torres and Paris' bet (referred to at the start of this episode) which led to them visiting the Klingon exercise program takes place in the previous episode, Star Trek: Voyager: Distant Origin (1997). See more »


The Federation Habitat's climate appears suitable enough for the Humans, with mild temperatures. According to the display on the station's terminal though, the temperature in that habitat is 76C. While the C arguably stands for Celsius, the number is more indicative of a Farenheit scale. However, Tuvok later reads the temperature of the Argala Habitat as "-20 degrees Celsius", and it is fair to assume that the temperatures of all habitats are presented in the same scale. Thus, 76C for the Earth Habitat is clearly mislabeled. See more »


Commander Chakotay: How do you like your first day as Chief of Security, Ensign?
Ensign Lang: It's everything I dreamed of, sir.
Commander Chakotay: Who says there's no room for advancement on this ship?
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Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
Performed by Jay Chattaway
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Subtle attack
7 January 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This was a decent episode which found the crew of the Voyager confronting a strange enemy, unlike most enemies who attack in an obvious way these replace the crew with their own people one at a time. Initially it is assumed this is due to some strange spacial anomaly as the new arrivals seem as bemused about what is going on as the crew. By the time they realise what is going on it is too late and despite attempts to thwart the theft of the ship everybody ends up on what appears to be an Earth like planet although the geography means they can't get far away from the settlement they found themselves in.

They haven't been there long when an alien appears in a way that leads them to believe their new home is not what it appears to be. As a previous reviewer stated it is a pity this was only a one part episode as once they had learnt the nature of the place they were transported to the quickly figure out how to get the Voyager back from those who stole it.

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