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Star trek: Voyager 1.02a - Parallax

Stardate 48439.7
Threat advisory: Elevated - Significant risk of entertaining activities

Episode propaganda

Pursuing a course back to the Alpha Quadrant, Voyager picks up a distress call. Upon investigation, the starship finds an apparently stricken vessel caught in the event horizon of a quantum singularity. Trying to help, Voyager is trapped and the crew realise that both time and space are being distorted around them...

Persons of interest

  • Kate Mulgrew .... Captain Kathryn Janeway
  • Robert Beltran .... Commander Chakotay
  • Roxann Dawson .... Lieutenant B'Elanna Torres
  • Jennifer Lien .... Kes
  • Robert Duncan McNeill .... Lieutenant Tom Paris
  • Robert Picardo .... the Emergency Medical Hologram
  • Ethan Phillips .... Neelix
  • Tim Russ .... Lieutenant Tuvok
  • Garrett Wang .... Ensign Harry Kim
  • Majel Barrett .... USS Voyager computer voice
  • Martha Hackett .... Seska
  • Josh Clark .... Lieutenant Joe Carey
  • Justin Williams .... Jarvin
  • Jim Trombetta .... Storywriter
  • Brannon Braga .... Screenwriter
  • Kim Friedman .... Director

Cinematic intelligence sources

Intelligence analyst

Special Agent Matti

Intelligence report

A standard Star trek plot device mixed with the ongoing difficulty of running a starship in an unknown territory while integrating two very different crews.

The whole distress call thing is an excuse to let B'Elanna show how good she is at engineering, especially when compared to pasty Joe "think within the square" Carey. She's a wilful, arrogant, pig-headed, volatile woman, about what you'd expect from a Hispanic Klingon.

Klingon females are known throughout the Alpha Quadrant for their voracious sexual appetites. Latinas are just plain hot. It's no wonder their men are so butch.

Anyhoo, Parallax is mostly exposition for the rest of the series, showing the hard working crew trying to survive in a hostile corner of the galaxy.

Security censorship classification

PG (Low level violence)

Not for public release in Australia before date

Out now

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