Star Trek: Voyager
Original Airdates: 1996-1997
By Season 3, Star Trek: Voyager started to find its pulse, although it admittedly remained on life support for much of the season. The show’s overall look, feel, and general direction see dramatic changes as the season progresses. The result is a season that is arguably the show’s darkest and most experimental, with obvious foreshadowing of future events.
3-01: Basics, Part II
The Kazon arc concludes as Voyager's crew adjust to their primitive surrounds while Paris, Suder, and The Doctor win back the ship.
Tuvok has recurring flashbacks to his time aboard the U.S.S. Excelsior.
3-03: The Chute
Kim and Paris receive long sentences in an isolated, brutal alien prison that no one escapes.
3-04: The Swarm
The Doctor and Kes utilize a diagnostic program featuring Dr. Lewis Zimmerman when his program experiences a catastrophic malfunction, while Voyager is under attack by a swarm.
3-08: Future’s End, Part I
When a ship from the 29th century suddenly appears, Voyager is pulled into 1996 Earth.
3-09: Future’s End, Part II
Voyager must stop the ambitious Henry Starling from destroying the future and return to its own timeline.
3-11: The Q and the Grey
Q wants Captain Janeway to bare his child, with the hope of saving the Q Continuum.
3-13: Fair Trade
Fearing the of end of his usefulness, Neelix sinks to drastic measures when Voyager reaches the furthest extent of his knowledge.
3-14: Alter Ego
A lonely alien woman, who falls in love with Tuvok, takes the form of a holographic character.
After experiencing the same events over and over again, Janeway is lead to believe that she has died – euthanized by The Doctor upon contracting the Vidiian Phage.
3-16: Blood Fever
Vorik enters the pon farr, selecting B’Elanna as his mate and inflicting her with the Blood Fever as well.
Voyager encounters a group of liberated Borg drones, foreshadowing future events.
3-20: Favorite Son
Harry Kim is instinctually drawn to a planet, whose inhabitants lead him to believe he’s a descendant from.
3-21: Before and After
Kes finds herself as an old woman, jumping backwards through time towards non-existence.
3-22: Real Life
The Doctor creates a holographic family to experience the rewards and hardships of life. Meanwhile, Voyager explores a vortex-like phenomenon.
3-23: Distant Origin
Two controversial alien scientists, believed to be direct ancestors of dinosaurs, trace their roots to Earth.
3-25: Worst Case Scenario
A holo-program about a Maquis takeover turns potentially deadly when Seska’s hacked version activates.