Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
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Cease Fire 

Captain Archer is asked to negotiate between the Andorians and Vulcans who are fighting over a small planet.

Director:

David Straiton

Writers:

Gene Roddenberry (based upon "Star Trek" created by), Rick Berman (created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Scott Bakula ... Capt. Jonathan Archer
John Billingsley ... Dr. Phlox
Jolene Blalock ... Sub-Cmdr. T'Pol
Dominic Keating ... Lt. Malcolm Reed
Anthony Montgomery ... Ensign Travis Mayweather
Linda Park ... Ensign Hoshi Sato
Connor Trinneer ... Cmdr. Charles 'Trip' Tucker III
Jeffrey Combs ... Cmdr. Shran
Gary Graham ... Ambassador Soval
Vaughn Armstrong ... Adm. Maxwell Forrest
Christopher Shea ... Andorian Capt. Telev
Suzie Plakson ... Tarah
John Balma ... Muroc
Zane Cassidy Zane Cassidy ... Andorian Soldier
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Storyline

Captain Archer is invited to negotiate a cease fire treaty between the Andorians and the Vulcans at the personal request of the Andorian commander Shran. Archer learns the two species are fighting over a small class D planet that the Vulcans call Paan Mokar and the Andorians Weytahn, in the middle of the frontier. Apparently a truce was negotiated a hundred years ago, but it has recently been broken when commander Shran's strike force landed. The negotiations go well and Archer manages to get one of the Vulcan hostages free in return for his promise that he will bring Vulcan ambassador Soval to do further negotiations. But not all Andorians agree with Shran's positive outlook on Archer's negotiating abilities. Written by Arnoud Tiele (imdb@tiele.nl)

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

12 February 2003 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Suzie Plakson who appears as the Andorian Tarah also played a Q in Star Trek: Voyager: The Q and the Grey (1996), the Vulcan Lt. Doctor Selar in Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Schizoid Man (1989) and the human-Klingon hybrid K'Ehleyr in Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Emissary (1989) and Star Trek: The Next Generation: Reunion (1990). See more »

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Admiral Forrest states that this is the first time the Vulcans have asked them for help, but in Star Trek: Enterprise: Fallen Hero, they asked Enterprise to transport an ambassador for them. See more »

Quotes

Cmdr. Charles 'Trip' Tucker III: We wanna be involved in any rescue operation.
Muroc: We have more experience in these matters.
Cmdr. Charles 'Trip' Tucker III: I know. I once saw one of your commando units blast the hell out of a rebel compound during a rescue mission.
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Archer's Theme [Enterprise - Music from the Original Television Soundtrack]
Written by Dennis McCarthy
Performed by Dennis McCarthy
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The Efficient "Pink-Skin" Diplomat
15 January 2008 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

Admiral Forrest advises Captain Archer to travel to the small Class D planet called Weytahn by the Andorians and Paan Mokar by the Vulcans on the border of their empires and motive of a long dispute. The Andorian commander Shran does not trust on the Vulcans and has invited Archer to mediate a negotiation of cease fire with their enemies. Archer and T'Pol meet Shran and he releases one hostage to indicate his good faith in negotiating personally with the Vulcan Ambassador Soval. Archer succeeds to convince Soval to go with T'Pol and him to the planet, but they are attacked by Andorians that do not believe in a peaceful solution for the situation.

"Cease Fire" is one of the best episodes of the Second Season. The story has action, good dialogs (I personally liked the dialog between Soval and T'Pol) and a great peaceful message of peace and understanding in the end. The "pink-skin" Captain Archer proves that is very efficient also as a diplomat, winning the deserved respect from the Andorians and Vulcans. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "Cessar Fogo" ("Cease Fire")


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