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Star Trek: Enterprise


“These Are The Voyages...”

Episode Number98 (4.22)
Production Number98
Season4
Stardate47457.1
Original Airdate13-May-2005
TeleplayRick Berman & Brannon Braga
DirectorAllan Kroeker
Synopsis

Six years in the future, an emotional Captain Archer and the crew return to Earth to face the decommissioning of Enterprise and signing of the Federation charter, ratifying the newly-formed alliance of planets they helped forge.

Starring

Scott Bakula (Captain Jonathan Archer)
Jolene Blalock (Sub-Commander T'Pol)
John Billingsley (Doctor Phlox)
Linda Park (Ensign Hoshi Sato)
Anthony Montgomery (Ensign Travis Mayweather)
Dominic Keating (Lieutenant Malcolm Reed)
Connor Trinneer (Commander Charles 'Trip' Tucker III)

Guest Cast

Marina Sirtis (Lt. Cmdr. Deanna Troi)
Jonathan Frakes (Commander William Riker)
Jeffrey Combs (Commander Shran)
Jonathan Schmock (Alien)
Solomon Burke Jr. (Ensign)
Jef Ayres (Med Tech)
Jasmine Anthony (Talla)
Majel Barrett (Enterprise-D Computer Voice)
E. Michael Fincke (Engineer)
Brent Spiner (Voice of Lt. Commander Data)

Notes
  • Series Finale. Unlike the series finales for the other Trek spin-offs, this episode is only 1 hour long.
  • This episode is a holographic simulation run by Riker during The Pegasus mission aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D. It contains many references to previous Star Trek people and events. 71 people died on the Pegasus.
  • Brent Spiner provides his voice as Data in a communication to Troi.
  • Shran married Jhamel and they had a daughter, Talla. Jhamel is an Aenar (from "The Aenar").
  • The episode ends with a nice montage of Picard, Kirk and then Archer reciting the "Space, the final frontier..." monologue.
  • Allan Kroeker also directed the DS9 finale "What You Leave Behind" and the Voyager finale "Endgame".
  • Jonathan Frakes has appeared in all four Star Trek series since The Next Generation; as Will Riker in this episode and in Voyager's "Death Wish", and as Tom Riker in DS9's "Defiant". Marina Sirtis never appeared on DS9, but did appear in 3 episodes of Voyager as Troi.
  • Rick Berman and Brannon Braga originally wrote this episode for the Season 3 finale when it looked like Paramount wasn't going to renew the show for a 4th season.