The crew of Voyager discover a simulation of Starfleet Headquarters being run by Species 8472, the enemy they helped the Borg defeat in the two-part episode "Scorpion". It is being used to practice infiltrating the Federation. With the aid of regular doses of drugs, Species 8472 are able to shape-shift into human form. It is up to Janeway to try to convince the aliens that Starfleet is not a threat to them. Written by
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Incorrectly Regarded as Goofs: Chakotay does not wear Maquis rank insignia. He wears Starfleet provisional insignia with the rank of Provisional Commander. This would not "stick out like a sore thumb", but would instead be acceptable anywhere in the Federation because it is an official Starfleet rank. It's use is generally for civilians who need to temporarily hold military rank. In Chakotay's case, it's because he's not in Starfleet, but Captain Janeway needs him to have the authority of a first-officer while on Voyager. It should be noted that Chakotay was a commissioned Starfleet Officer with a rank of Lt. Commander prior to his defecting to the Maquis. See more
Welcome to Earth. I'm Admiral Bullock, and I'll be your commanding officer for the next six months. Questions, comments - bring them to me. Problems - talk to Lieutenant Kinis.
Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
Performed by Jay Chattaway See more