Star Trek: Voyager: Season 5, Episode 19

The Fight (24 Mar. 1999)

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Voyager gets trapped in "chaotic space," a kind of Bermuda Triangle, where sensors are useless and a straight line sends them running in circles. In an attempt to relay to Voyager that they... See full summary »



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The Boxer
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Voyager gets trapped in "chaotic space," a kind of Bermuda Triangle, where sensors are useless and a straight line sends them running in circles. In an attempt to relay to Voyager that they are not welcome, the inhabitants of chaotic space activate a genetic defect in Commander Chakotay, who interprets the warnings and instructions in the form of hallucinations including his Grandfather and his boxing training at Starfleet Academy. Written by Meribor

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The announcement "Begin round one" is spoken by the computer a total of nine times. See more »


In the final scene, Chakotay and Janeway are talking outside the holodeck. Chakotay's hand-wraps are white. When the scene shifts to the holodeck, his wraps are yellow. See more »


Boothby: Everybody loves an underdog.
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Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
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Trapped in chaotic space!
13 March 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

When Voyager enters something known as chaotic space something there effects Chakotay. As he is boxing on the holodeck he sees something strange just before his opponent knocks him out. At first it is assumed the effect is due to him being hit but it soon becomes apparent that something has activated a dormant gene which enables him to hear the voices of an alien intelligence present in the chaotic space. Fearing that he is losing his mind he goes on a vision quest where he meets his grandfather who was considered mad due to him having the same gene active and declining treatment for it. His visions keep taking him back to the boxing ring where he is preparing for a bout against an unseen opponent. Various members of Voyager's crew keep giving reasons why the fight shouldn't be allowed and when it finally does he learns what the aliens were trying to say and is able to navigate Voyager back to normal space.

This wasn't a bad episode although by concentrating on just one main character who wasn't sure of his own sanity it could be a little confusing at times... to be fair I suspect that was a deliberate attempt to put the viewer in his position.

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