Star trek: Voyager 1.04b - Ex post facto
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Episode propagandaWhilst on an alien planet, Tom Paris (Robert Duncan McNeill) is accused and convicted of murder by the inhabitants. Seeking the truth, Captain Janeway (Kate Mulgrew) orders Tuvok (Tim Russ) to investigate. Meanwhile, time is running out. Paris' brain is being damaged by the punishment which forces him to relive the victim's last moments, every fourteen hours...
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
- Robin McKee .... Lidell
- Francis Guinan .... Minister Kray
- Aaron Lustig .... Professor Ren
- Ray Heinhardt .... the Benean Doctor
- Henry Brown .... the Numiri Captain
- Evan Carlos Somers .... Screenwriter, Storywriter
- Michael Piller .... Storywriter
- LeVar Burton .... Director
Cinematic intelligence sources
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Intelligence reportConstable Tuvok on the beat.
Yes, this is one of those Star trek detective episodes complete with eyewitness testimonies and narrative flashbacks. The story is worth watching because we see the kind of reprobate that Tom is, despite his long years surrounded by Starfleet morality. Other than that, it's a bit weak. Obviously Tom isn't going to die, Vulcan logic will arrive at the truth, and everyone will behave in a sensible manner. But it's still good to see a good guy with flaws.
FYI: "Ex post facto" is Latin for "after the fact".
Security censorship classification
PG (Low level violence)
Not for public release in Australia before date