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Star Trek Voy - Season 3 - Episode 24

Star Trek Voy - 3x24 - Displaced

Originally Aired: 1997-5-7

Synopsis:
Voyager is pirated by an alien race. [DVD]

My Rating - 3

Fan Rating Average - 5.17

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Problems
- Why didn't Janeway steal the translocator instead of "disabling" it?

Factoids
- This episode confirms the last episode's crew count at being 148.
- The translocator has a range of ten light years.

Remarkable Scenes
- Torres and Tom arguing in the teaser.
- Torres asking hostilely asking Harry if she's in fact hostile. Irony.
- The doctor: "Welcome to sickbay. Take a number."
- Chakotay sabotaging the ship.
- The doctor, regarding Torres reconfiguring him: "Then I can begin my new career as a tricorder."
- Torres disabling the doctor's speech during her and Tom's argument.
- Torres: "Klingons have much less tolerance for the cold than humans do." Tom: "I thought that was the Cardassians?" Torres: "They just complain about it more."
- Janeway taking over the translocator.

My Review
The extraordinary is becoming routine. This episode is totally boring. Only the basic premise is actually interesting; taking over a starship with a long range transporter, making it look like an innocent anomaly. Speaking of this transporter, one would think that a transporter with 10 light years range would be something Janeway might want to appropriate for her troubles. Oh well. A decent premise with an annoying execution. An extra point for some good scenes with the doctor as well as Torres and Tom.

The following are comments submitted by my readers.

  • From Dejan on 2007-12-19 at 6:39am:
    How could they communicate with the alien with no communicator? ;-)
  • From hmad on 2010-06-09 at 1:44am:
    Well obviously voyager's prison guards had them in some way, ya hairsplitter.
  • From thaibites on 2014-05-22 at 4:17am:
    This episode has to be the writers' ultimate fantasy - not only is it a holodeck episode, the alien ship has holodecks everywhere! The writers must've been creaming in their pants while they were writing this. It's like mega-mega hoo-haw holdeck extravaganza. How can they top this? How about a wormhole full of holodecks, and each holodeck leads to another wormhole full of holodecks, which leads to another...
  • From tigertooth on 2016-10-08 at 2:38pm:
    Paris and Torres in the frozen world: the acting, makeup, set design... pretty much everything looked so fake. I never believed for a second that they were even slightly chilly. And when they phasered the ice above the aliens to make it crash down on them? Ooof. Awful.

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