Star Trek: Voyager
Original Airdates: 1998-1999
Voyager’s fifth season continues on the thrilling, bold new direction set in Season 4, producing what is arguably the second best season of the series. While most of the episodes are self-contained, each offers plenty of unique excitement straddling epic proportions.
The Mallon are introduced as a recurring villain for the season, making several appearances. Seven of Nine’s evolution continues to be emphasized, with several nods at her past Borg life… particularly with the feature-length episode “Dark Frontier.” The season witnesses Voyager’s triumphant 100th episode and concludes with the first cliffhanger since Season 3.
Traveling through a 2-year void, Janeway faces a tough decision when their shortcut home would jeopardize the lives of an entire species, who are dying of theta radiation from the Malon.
Seven’s Borg nanaprobes meld with The Doctor’s mobile emitter, creating a new drone based on 29th century technology.
5-03: Extreme Risk
The crew is concerned about a disenchanted B’Elanna while they engage in a space race against the Malon to retrieve a valuable probe.
5-04: In The Flesh
Voyager encounters an exact replica of Starfleet Headquarters on Earth; a training facility for an invasion.
5-05: Once Upon A Time
When Samantha Wildman goes missing during an away mission, Neelix distracts Naomi with “The Adventures of Flotter” holoprogram.
In the future, Chakotay, Harry Kim, and The Doctor work to rectify a past mistake that resulted in Voyager’s destruction and the death of its crew.
5-07: Infinite Regress
A Borg vinculum stirs up the memories of every victim Seven of Nine helped to assimilate, leaving her to exhibit multiple personality disorder.
5-08: Nothing Human
B’Elanna’s live hinges on the controversial help of the holographic version of Dr. Crell Moset, an imfamous Cardassian scientist who performed heinous experiments during the Bajoran Occupation.
5-09: Thirty Days
Tom Paris is demoted and confined to the brig for thirty days after betraying orders and taking matters into his own hands.
Voyager grants asylum to a group of telepaths, hiding them in transporter matter streams.
5-11: Latent Image
The Doctor notices that a large portion of his memories have been deleted, after experiencing emotional instability from a decision that lead to a crew member’s death.
5-12: Bride of Chaotica
When Photonic aliens mistake the Captain Proton holo-program for reality, Janeway gets into character to save Voyager.
Paris, Tuvok, and The Doctor are stranded on a hostile planet within a gravity well that has a significant time differential.
Hallucinations of a wormhole leading home trap Voyager in an alien beast that consumes starships and incapacitates most of its crew.
5-15: Dark Frontier, Part I
While studying Borg data nodes, Seven recalls childhood memories of her parents searching for the Borg. When the crew attempts to steal a transwarp coil, Seven surrenders herself to the Collective.
5-16: Dark Frontier, Part II
The Borg Queen tempts Seven of Nine while the crew hatches a plan to rescue her.
5-17: The Disease
Harry Kim becomes infected with a disease after falling in love with an alien woman, who is believed to be a saboteur within her community.
5-18: Course Oblivion
When the crew becomes infected with a deadly illness, they discover that they may be duplicates.
5-19: The Fight
Chakotay is Voyager's only hope when the ship becomes trapped in an area of subspace known as Chaotic Space.
In an effort to steer a toxic Malon ship away from harm before it explodes, Voyager’s away team is under siege by a mutant creature.
5-22: Someone to Watch Over Me
Upon taking a bet with Tom Paris, The Doctor helps improve Seven of Nine’s dating skills, all-the-while falling in love with her himself.
Janeway reminisces about an ancestor who participated during an important event in Earth's history.
Seven of Nine is recruited by the 29th-century starship Relativity to save Voyager from destruction.