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Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
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The Void 

Voyager slips into a pocket of subspace where many other ships are trapped and must steal from each other to survive. Only with the help of other star ships can they all escape the void.


Michael Vejar (as Mike Vejar)


Gene Roddenberry (based upon "Star Trek" created by), Rick Berman (created by) | 6 more credits »




Episode cast overview:
Kate Mulgrew ... Capt. Kathryn Janeway
Robert Beltran ... Cmdr. Chakotay
Roxann Dawson ... Lt. B'Elanna Torres
Robert Duncan McNeill ... Lt. Tom Paris
Ethan Phillips ... Neelix
Robert Picardo ... The Doctor
Tim Russ ... Lt. Tuvok
Jeri Ryan ... Seven of Nine
Garrett Wang ... Ensign Harry Kim
Robin Sachs ... General Valen
Paul Willson ... Loquar
Scott Lawrence ... Garon
Jonathan Del Arco ... Fantome
Michael Shamus Wiles ... Captain Bosaal


Voyager slips into a pocket of subspace where many other ships are trapped and must steal from each other to survive. Only with the help of other star ships can they all escape the void.

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This takes place in 2377. See more »


Neelix seems to forget that he has a ship of his own in the cargo bay. Since they need deuterium to power the warp engine, nobody raises the fact the his engines could have provided it for them. See more »


General Valen: My scans show you have photon torpedoes.
Captain Kathryn Janeway: I'm sorry, we don't trade weapons.
General Valen: Why not?
Captain Kathryn Janeway: Because we have no way of knowing what they'll be used for. Plundering innocent ships, for example.
General Valen: Wait a few weeks until your resources start to run out. Morality won't keep your life support systems running.
Captain Kathryn Janeway: I'm sorry, General. There are some compromises I won't make.
General Valen: Not yet.
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References Babylon 5 (1993) See more »


Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
Performed by Jay Chattaway
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Does a great job of really showing why Star Fleet's philosophy works
16 March 2017 | by grimjack-2See all my reviews

I've always found this episode to be one of the best to use as an example of what makes Starfleet's philosophy work, as opposed to the behavior of the Klingons, Romulans, and other more aggressive races.

Voyager is trapped in a dimensional void, where there are no resources of any kind, other than from other star ships who are trapped. Previous to Voyager's appearance, the law of the land was raid any new ship that appears, and fight it out yourself.

Janeway, using Starfleet principles, instead decides to create a mini star fleet, by convincing other ships to band together, share resources, in order to escape their situation.

It shows how the more aggressive species hurt this concept with their behavior, and why the joining of forces works well.

On top of that, it is a pretty exciting episode, with many good scenes, and satisfying from start to finish. One of the very best ST Voyager episodes.

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14 February 2001 (USA) See more »

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