Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
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Enterprise is taken over by religious zealots who want to use the ship in a war against heretics.


Roxann Dawson


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

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Episode cast overview:
Scott Bakula ... Captain Jonathan Archer
John Billingsley ... Dr. Phlox
Jolene Blalock ... Sub-Commander T'Pol
Dominic Keating ... Lieutenant Malcolm Reed
Anthony Montgomery ... Ensign Travis Mayweather
Linda Park ... Ensign Hoshi Sato
Connor Trinneer ... Commander Charles 'Trip' Tucker III
Conor O'Farrell ... Pri'Nam D'Jamat
Vince Grant ... Yarrick
Lindsey Stoddart ... Indava
Taylor Sheridan ... Jareb (as Tayler Sheridan)
David Youse ... Nalbis
Gregory Wagrowski Gregory Wagrowski ... Ceris
Matt Huhn ... ND Triannon
Kim Fitzgerald ... Crewman (credit only)


Enterprise answers the distress call of a Triannon ship. After taking them on board, D'Jamat, their leader, tells they are religious people visiting a sphere. They believe the Expanse, the Chosen Realm, and the Spheres were created by the Makers a 1000 years ago and that the anomalies are their breath. It soon becomes clear that these people don't have the best intentions. They take control of Enterprise and want to use it in the war against heretics. D'Jamat also orders the death of one crew member because Enterprise desecrated several spheres. Archer must choose. Written by Arnoud Tiele (

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14 January 2004 (USA) See more »

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This takes place in 2153. See more »


D'Jamat learns the history of Archer's mission by reading the Enterprise computer files. The files are written in English, a language with presumably no correlation to the written language of D'Jamat's people. While the Universal Translator lets someone understand unfamiliar speech, it cannot teach someone how to read. See more »


[last lines]
[Archer shows D'Jamat his planet, which lies entirely in ruins]
Captain Jonathan Archer: From what we've been able to learn, this happened eight months ago. Both sides have been decimated. There are no major cities left. Millions... are dead. Your faith was going to bring peace? Here it is.
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The premise seems quite flawed...
4 April 2015 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

Think about it--Enterprise is set on a mission to save the Earth and thus save billions and yet they stop to help a disabled ship?! Then, making far less sense, they allow the religious zealots on the ship to have unrestricted access to Enterprise?! Does this set-up for the show make much sense?! I wouldn't stop to help anyone AND I wouldn't allow anyone on my ship!! Regardless, these nuts turn out to be a crazed lot. Using terrorist tactics, they commandeer the ship and go off on a mission to destroy the heretics! So, it's up to the incredibly stupid Captain and his crew to stop these nut cases before it's too late.

Ultimately, Archer is able to use trickery to regain his ship. You also learn why the battle between religious factions is a lot like the Dr. Seuss book "The Butter Battle Book", as the disagreement is so incredibly unimportant...yet the battle has gone on for over a hundred years. This is the only aspect of the show that I really liked--the rest just seemed a bit contrived.

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