Star Trek: Voyager: Season 2, Episode 24

Tuvix (6 May 1996)

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Tuvok and Neelix are on an alien planet collecting examples of flora but when they attempt to beam back up to Voyager there is a malfunction with the transporter caused by the alien plant ... See full summary »

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Tuvok and Neelix are on an alien planet collecting examples of flora but when they attempt to beam back up to Voyager there is a malfunction with the transporter caused by the alien plant life they collected causing them to merge together as one life form, 'Tuvix'. Written by Leila Reid

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The piece Harry is practicing on his clarinet is the first movement of the Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 120, No. 2, by Johannes Brahms, a composer whose music was a plot device in Star Trek: Requiem for Methuselah (1969). See more »

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Lt. Paris tell Janeway that they will have to wait for morning to send a shuttle to the planet surface, claiming that the weather at night is poor. But Voyager is in orbit over the planet. "Morning" would simply require crossing the terminator again. For example, the ISS orbits the 15 times a day, experiencing a "morning, every 90 minutes. Paris could have launched his shuttle whenever the terminator was crossed again. See more »

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Tuvix: Captain, has anyone ever told you that you are as fair-minded as you are lovely?
Captain Kathryn Janeway: As a matter of fact, Neelix has told me that occasionally. And if you really do possess his memories - you'd know that flattery will get you nowhere.
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A transporter mishap converges two into one.
16 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Tuvok and Neelix, are on an away mission collecting plant life for the crew. Meanwhile the Voyager is experiencing some transporter malfunctions not knowing, that when used, it would materialize some unexpected results. Tuvok and Neelix, two separate beings have become one, Tuvix! Over time the crew have become used to the 'new' crew member, all but one,Kes. She misses her Neelix and finds the 'newer' version unsettling. Weeks pass and still they remain as one. Eventually the crew finds a way to separate the two conjoined souls. Kes wants her Neelix, and Tuvix wants to live. Tuvix does not deserve to die, but neither does Neelix and Tuvok. It is a hard choice that needs to be made.


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