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Star Trek Voy - Season 4 - Episode 22

Star Trek Voy - 4x22 - Unforgettable

Originally Aired: 1998-4-22

A mysterious woman makes an impression on Chakotay. [DVD]

My Rating - 1

Fan Rating Average - 3.5

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Remarkable Scenes
- Tuvok's "joking."

My Review
Filler, boring, and technically fuzzy. It would be zero material if the technical problems were actually important problems. Fortunately, I'm not that cruel. The writers seem to have a fetish for putting Chakotay in strange situations, especially strange situations with women. And because no one will remember the events of this episode at all and there are no consequences, it is not only a waste of time for the viewer but a waste of time for the crew as well. This is probably the biggest filler episode ever written!

The following are comments submitted by my readers.

  • From Jim on 2010-12-15 at 11:03pm:
    Could I care any less about Chakotay at this point in the show? 7 o' 9 has made half of the cast irrelevant and Beltram seems more wooden than ever. "Forgettable" is more apt.
  • From Tallifer on 2011-04-16 at 9:21pm:
    Truly horrible. Plodding and lifeless.

    I kept watching, thinking that the alien would surprisingly turn out to be a fugitive criminal or something interesting, but the ending was exactly what we were told in the first ten minutes.

    Plus Virgina Madsen looks nowhere as cute here as she did in the movie "Dune."
  • From Rob UK on 2014-07-18 at 9:23am:
    I only have one thing to say

    This gets my vote for worst Star Trek episode ever
  • From tigertooth on 2016-11-05 at 1:00am:
    I loved the line as the alien tracker guy was leaving the ship with the woman: "Oh, by the way - I infected your computers with a virus that's going to wipe out a bunch of data. Trust me, it's cool."


    This was garbage.
  • From RodimusBen on 2020-11-15 at 11:31pm:
    The concept behind this episode isn't bad in theory, and variations have been done before, such as TNG's Clues where the crew starts to realize that their memories of a certain time were erased, or Voyager's own Latent Image. The execution is just weak. Janeway and Chakotay put up surprisingly little resistance to the practices of this culture, which seems fine just stealing away people's memories as a form of oppression. Sure, there's the obligatory scene where the the characters all wax philosophical on the merits and vices of the system, but by the end of the episode they're just shrugging their shoulders when the alien tells them he's placed a virus in their computers!?

    Another dud for Chakotay, who is not necessarily a bad character, just badly written more often than not. And a waste of the lovely and talented Virginia Madsen, who under different circumstances, could have been one of Voyager's more memorable guest actors.

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