Using an alien communications net, Voyager sends their Doctor to the Federation ship USS Prometheus only to find that it has been taken over by Romulans.

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Using an alien communications net, Voyager sends their Doctor to the Federation ship USS Prometheus only to find that it has been taken over by Romulans.

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Tom Paris' line "I'm a pilot, not a doctor!" at the 26 minute mark is a parody of the running gag which all doctors in the various Star Trek series have said. It originated with Leonard McCoy on the original Star Trek (1966), and has moved on through every series since. See more »

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During the attack, both holograms have stated that "everything (shields, weapons, propulsion) is offline." Yet when the ship goes into Multi-vector assault mode, all the ships systems come back online, and the ship is able to move and fight. See more »

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The Doctor: [on the bridge of the Starship Prometheus] I've had my share of piloting experience. Actually, only two lessons; and they were in a shuttlecraft, on the holodeck. But I showed great intuition.
[he looks around, puzzled]
The Doctor: Where's the helm?
EMH #2: You'd better intuit it fast. We're only about eight minutes from the Romulan border.
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References Star Trek (1966) See more »

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Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
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Written by Jerry Goldsmith
Performed by Jay Chattaway
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A fun episode!
21 February 2015 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

Wow...talk about a strange but funny episode! This one is worth seeing and different. It begins with Seven of Nine discovering a communications array. Her thoughts are that it could be used to possibly communicate with the Alpha Quadrant by sending the Doctor to a Federation ship. The problem is that the USS Prometheus turns out to be a ship that was hijacked by Romulans and the entire Federation crew is soon dead. So the Doctor decides that it's up to him and this ships holo doctor (Andy Dick) to save the day by retaking the ship. The problem is that neither of them know how to fly a ship and the other holo doctor is a Dick.

This was an awful lot of fun from start to finish--and I usually like the Doctor when he goes off on missions. The dialog between him and the other holo doctor was also priceless. All in all, a highly imaginative and interesting story from start to finish.

By the way, if you'd like more information about why we don't see Mr. Dick on TV so often these days, try reading through his life story on Wikipedia. It makes for bizarre, disturbing and weird reading!


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