Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
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The Xindi 

Enterprise has been in the Delphic Expanse for six weeks and have yet to get any intel about the Xindi. Strange anomalies affect the ship, sending cargo flying violently through the bays, ... 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, first billed only:
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
Richard Lineback ... Kessick
Stephen McHattie ... Alien Foreman
Tucker Smallwood ... Xindi-Primate Councilor
Randy Oglesby ... Degra
Rick Worthy ... Jannar
Scott MacDonald ... Commander Dolim
Marco Sanchez ... Corporal Romero
Daniel Dae Kim ... Corporal Chang


Enterprise has been in the Delphic Expanse for six weeks and have yet to get any intel about the Xindi. Strange anomalies affect the ship, sending cargo flying violently through the bays, pockets of atmosphere losing gravity and other incidents defying the known laws of physics. T'Pol helps Trip's insomnia with an intimate Vulcan therapy. Archer and Trip find another race of Xindi imprisoned in a mine. Written by Meribor

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10 September 2003 (USA) See more »

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Hoshi Sato says that Sergeant Kemper is from Duluth, Minnesota, where Nathan Anderson, who plays Kemper, was born. See more »


The Xindi miner that Archer and Trip help to escape the mining facility is seen climbing a ladder to the surface. From the camera angle, one can plainly see a "Vibram" logo on the sole of his boot - clearly a goof, unless, of course, Vibram became an intergalactic company so large that, by the 22nd Century, it sold its products in the Delphic Expanse. See more »


[Tucker is administering neuropressure to T'Pol]
Sub-Commander T'Pol: Little closer together... Harder... Harder...
Commander Charles 'Trip' Tucker III: If I push any harder I'll knock you over.
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Referenced in Star Trek: Beyond (2016) See more »


Written by Barbara L. Jordan and William Peterkin
Performed by Pete Peterkin
Courtesy of Heavy Hitters Music Group
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The series gets a makeover.
29 March 2015 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

Season three saw some MAJOR changes to try to reinvigorate the series--and it's all very obvious. The new baddies, the Xindi, are a huge departure in style to anything previously seen in any of the Trek shows. But more obvious are changes in the cast. T'Pol sports a hairdo that does NOT make her look like Moe Howard or Pete Rose and her makeup is more Vulcan AND more sexy. There are also space marines aboard the ship. But the biggest difference is that they've now sexed-up the series---with obvious and very gratuitous scenes where T'Pol is doing 'therapy' with Trip (i.e., they get very nekkid!). In general all these changes are for the good but the sexy naked scenes are a laughable attempt to garner viewers!

This episode finds Archer and Reed in a very, very, VERY familiar situation--they've been kidnapped--though they don't realize it for a while. The pair have entered a mining colony to negotiate access to one of their Xindi workers--and then find out too late that it's a slave planet and the pair are new additions to the work force!

This episode is a bit weak. The previous episode was super-exciting but this one featured a story idea which the show has done to death already (the whole kidnapping angle is overdone to death). However, on the positive side, the new alien enemy is revealed--and they are WONDERFUL. The Xindi are not one distinct race but six--and several of them are super creative (such as the aquatic and the insectoid Xindi). All in all a very mixed bag but very watchable.

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