Star Trek: Voyager: Season 4, Episode 13

Waking Moments (14 Jan. 1998)

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The Voyager crew are assaulted in the form of nightmares. An alien species, functioning only in a dream world, disables the crew and traps them in a shared dream. Chakotay strives to stay ... See full summary »



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The Voyager crew are assaulted in the form of nightmares. An alien species, functioning only in a dream world, disables the crew and traps them in a shared dream. Chakotay strives to stay awake and help The Doctor disable the aliens' hold on the crew, all while wondering if he is still dreaming. Written by Meribor

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B'Elanna Torres: We were just trading dream stories.
Neelix: Tell us yours.
Harry Kim: Oh, it was... nothing very interesting, just the usual... You know...
B'Elanna Torres: Who was she, Harry?
[Harry stares at her flabbergasted]
Harry Kim: The woman of my dreams!
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Creative and weird....
21 February 2015 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

When the show begins, crew members are all having very strange dreams. This is pretty weird. But what is alarming is ALL of the dreams culminate with the same alien showing up in it unexpectedly! Obviously, some race is reaching out to the crew from their dreams. This is a nice first contact situation, right? Nope. Some of the people WON'T awaken and soon everybody on the ship falls asleep en masse. It clearly is because this alien and his people are taking over the ship. The only hope is Chakotay who has sent himself to sleep deliberately and is using some American Indian mumbo-jumbo magic to control his dreams. Can Chakotay be the crew's savior or not?

If you can ignore the mumbo-jumbo aspect, this is a dandy episode with a super-creative sort of threat. Well worth seeing...even if you don't have a wind-catcher or peyote to help in your enjoyment.

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