Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
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Shockwave, Part I 

Enterprise discovers a mining colony of the Paraagans. The crew gets an invitation for a meeting on the surface and a shuttle pod tries to break through the atmosphere. All of the sudden ... See full summary »


Allan Kroeker


Gene Roddenberry (based upon "Star Trek" created by), Rick Berman (created by) | 3 more credits »
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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
John Fleck ... Silik
Matt Winston ... Temporal Agent Daniels
Vaughn Armstrong ... Adm. Maxwell Forrest
James Horan ... Humanoid Figure
Stephanie Erb ... Receptionist
David Lewis Hays David Lewis Hays ... Tactical Crewman


Enterprise discovers a mining colony of the Paraagans. The crew gets an invitation for a meeting on the surface and a shuttle pod tries to break through the atmosphere. All of the sudden just under the shuttle a giant explosion begins and scorches the earth beneath. All 3600 colonists are reported dead. After examination Enterprise finds out plasma leaking from the pod's vents ignited tetrazine in the atmosphere. Lieutenant Reed however ensures he closed the plasma vents before the shuttle went of. After conversations with admiral Forrest of Starfleet Command, captain Archer learns Enterprise' mission is canceled and they must return home, not to return to space for another ten or twenty years. When the ship has altered course, crewman Daniels, a time traveler, pays a visit to captain Archer. Written by Arnoud Tiele (

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First appearance of Breezy the Beagle as Captain Archer's dog Porthos. In previous episodes, since the pilot, the beagle Porthos was played by Prada. However, Breezy had previously been used as a stand-in for Prada in some scenes in a few episodes, when a more "agressive" bit of dog acting was required. Prada is a male beagle, whereas Breezy is a female. The character Porthos is supposed to be male. See more »


When Archer and Tucker go into Daniels' locked room it is dark and no attempt to turn on the lights is made. While it could be assumed that power to the room had been cut since it was not in use, in Star Trek: Enterprise: Shockwave, Part II Reed goes into the same locked room and immediately turns on the light. See more »


Commander Charles 'Trip' Tucker III: I feel like a chef who's just made a meal with ingredients he's never tasted.
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Where My Heart Will Take Me
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A Devastating Blow
14 March 2017 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

The Enterprise is on its way to a planet ruled by women. They are a quickly advancing culture. As the shuttle enters the atmosphere, there is a massive explosion, killing everyone. Archer is devastated, believing the shuttle caused the extermination on the planet. He is called back by Starfleet and the Vulcans, to face the music, possibly ending the mission of Enterprise. All tests show that it should not have happened. That night, Archer is transported back to earth, eight months earlier, where he meets the time traveler. He gives Archer information on what to do and absolves him and his crew of blame. Once again, our old friends the Suliban are in the middle of all this. They carry out a daring raid, but as the episode ends, everything goes wrong.

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