A century before Captain Kirk's five-year mission, Jonathan Archer captains the United Earth ship Enterprise during the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the Earth-Romulan War and the formation of the Federation.
The year is 2151. Earth has spent the last 88 years since learning how to travel faster than the speed of light studying under the wisdom of their alien ally called the 'Vulcans'. Now, the first crew of human explorers sets out into deep space on a ship called the 'Enterprise' to see what is beyond our solar system.
This was the first "Star Trek" series whose opening credits did not consist of a series of dramatic camera flybys of the ship or space station. Instead, it is a build up of historical (and fictional) events that led to the show's era. See more »
The phrase "Temporal Cold War" is used in several episodes, but a "cold war" is a non-shooting standoff, there are no hostile engagements. This is not a cold war since there are hostile engagements. This is a "temporal war." See more »
Have you talked to Lorian yet? He's a good kid, maybe you should get to know him.
No, I haven't and he is not a kid, he's over 100 years old.
Only in the expanse could I have a kid three times my age. Who would have thought, you and me, huh? Lorian says we're going to be married in a traditional Vulcan ceremony. It's gonna take me weeks to learn to pronounce the vows. You know where we are going to have our honeymoon? Cargo Bay Three! He says, "I'll fill it up with sand that we dug up ...
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The closing credits of Star Trek: Enterprise: Broken Bow (2001) Part 2 (second half of the pilot) use a unique guitar instrumental version of the show's opening theme song, which has not been used in any further episode of the series. See more »
Region 1 DVD release of the second season omits the tribute to the crew of the Space Shuttle Columbia originally aired at the start of the episode "Stigma". See more »