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“Fortunate Son”

Episode Number10 (1.10)
Production Number10
Season1
Stardate
Original Airdate21-Nov-2001
TeleplayJames Duff
DirectorLeVar Burton
Ryan's visit stirs up feelings of guilt in Travis
Synopsis

The Enterprise crew is dispatched by Starfleet Command to assist the E.C.S. Fortunate, a human freight vessel that has been attacked by Nausicaan pirates. On arrival, they are surprised to find that Fortunate's crew is resistant to Archer's efforts to help them and determined to seek revenge against their attackers, no matter what the repercussions.

Guest Cast

Lawrence Monoson (Matthew Ryan)
Kieran Mulroney (Shaw)
Vaughn Armstrong (Admiral Maxwell Forrest)
Danny Goldring (Nausicaan Captain)
Charles O. Lucia (Captain Keene)
D. Elliot Woods (Nausicaan Prisoner)
Daniel Asa Henson (Boy)
Elyssa D. Vito (Girl)
Porthos

Notes
  • The E.C.S., Earth Cargo Service, governs the ships used to carry freight between star systems on Earth's trade routes.
  • The E.C.S. Fortunate is a Y-Class freighter, maximum speed of warp 1.8, crew compliment 23.
  • Mayweather grew up on the E.C.S. Horizon, a J-Class freighter, which is a smaller ship of the same configuration. His family runs the ship. He feels guilty for joining Starfleet and "abandoning" his family.
  • Enterprise is preparing to deploy a subspace communications amplifier.