Trek fans can sound just like U.S. Naval Academy graduates: They know the difference between a lieutenant (junior grade) and an ensign, and they know that a crewman better stand up straight when speaking with a captain. Fictional centuries — and real-time decades — may separate all of the Star Trek incarnations, but there is a consistency in how Starfleet ranks are shown from the 22nd to the 24th centuries.Read More
The “Reset Button”: it’s a phrase so thrown around when talking about Voyager that no fan can escape the Trek world without it finding its way into their ears at least once. And, unlike a lot of the criticism fans give Voyager that might be subject to opinion, comments about the reset button do actually apply.Read More
Star Trek: Voyager is the much-maligned fourth incarnation of the Star Trek franchise. Starting in 1995 and ending its seven season run in 2001, Voyager never saw the same ratings as Star Trek: The Next Generation, nor the same high praise. Though it doesn’t suffer the same brutal slamming that Star Trek: Enterprise does, it still gets its fair share of derogatory jokes and scolding from many general Trek fans.Read More
Star Trek: Voyager was one of two series created with the Star Trek name without the consultation of the franchise creator Gene Roddenberry. After Roddenberry’s death in 1991, Rick Berman became the “heir apparent,” carried on with TNG and eventually created the aforementioned series.Read More
Troi and Riker. Paris and Torres. Worf and Dax. Janeway and Chakotay.
Wait, Janeway and Chakotay? Yes… sort of. It’s the relationship that’s been the topic of an endless stream of discussion—and fan fiction—since the mid-1990s.Read More
“When I joined [Voyager] at the eleventh hour, we had nothing but hair problems. Short? Long? With a hairpiece? Without a hairpiece? All the concerns were about my hair—the hair being the trademark of the woman, right?” —Kate Mulgrew, TV Guide Star Trek Special, Spring 1995Read More