The least disliked episode of ENT - Season One

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  1. BlueStuff

    BlueStuff Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    This is a game that was played here a couple of years ago, and it proved to be a lot of fun, spanning across each Trek series, as well as a great way to mentally revisit those episodes you may not have thought about in a while. With that in mind, why not play again?

    So, here's the game. The basic idea is your standard elimination game. I'll provide a list of the episodes for each season and you need to eliminate your least favorite or the one you deem the 'worst.' Please provide an EXPLANATION for why you are eliminating your choice and be sure to copy and paste the list with your choice removed. Finally, leave at least 2 eliminations by other posters before you eliminate another episode.

    No tactical voting! You cannot remove an episode because you feel they would threaten your preferred episode's chance to win.
    Pretty simple. Enjoy! :bolian:

    Winners
    The Original Series - Balance of Terror
    The Next Generation - The Measure of a Man
    Deep Space Nine - In the Pale Moonlight
    Voyager - Living Witness
    Enterprise -

    Season One -

    Broken Bow
    Fight or Flight
    Strange New World
    Unexpected
    Terra Nova
    The Andorian Incident
    Breaking the Ice
    Civilization
    Fortunate Son
    Cold Front
    Silent Enemy
    Dear Doctor
    Sleeping Dogs
    Shadows of P'Jem
    Shuttlepod One
    Fusion
    Rogue Planet
    Acquisition
    Oasis
    Detained
    Vox Sola
    Fallen Hero
    Desert Crossing
    Two Days and Two Nights
    Shockwave (I)
     
  2. Melakon

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    Acquisition gets lost, and convinces fans the writers are already out of ideas and technobabbling their way out of questions about canon.

    Broken Bow
    Fight or Flight
    Strange New World
    Unexpected
    Terra Nova
    The Andorian Incident
    Breaking the Ice
    Civilization
    Fortunate Son
    Cold Front
    Silent Enemy
    Dear Doctor
    Sleeping Dogs
    Shadows of P'Jem
    Shuttlepod One
    Fusion
    Rogue Planet
    Oasis
    Detained
    Vox Sola
    Fallen Hero
    Desert Crossing
    Two Days and Two Nights
    Shockwave (I)
     
  3. Seven of Five

    Seven of Five Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Rogue Planet gets the chop from me as it's dreadfully boring.

    Broken Bow
    Fight or Flight
    Strange New World
    Unexpected
    Terra Nova
    The Andorian Incident
    Breaking the Ice
    Civilization
    Fortunate Son
    Cold Front
    Silent Enemy
    Dear Doctor
    Sleeping Dogs
    Shadows of P'Jem
    Shuttlepod One
    Fusion
    Oasis
    Detained
    Vox Sola
    Fallen Hero
    Desert Crossing
    Two Days and Two Nights
    Shockwave (I)
     
  4. LOKAI of CHERON

    LOKAI of CHERON Commodore Commodore

    Terra Nova is gone. It was all shayle I tell you.

    Broken Bow
    Fight or Flight
    Strange New World
    Unexpected
    The Andorian Incident
    Breaking the Ice
    Civilization
    Fortunate Son
    Cold Front
    Silent Enemy
    Dear Doctor
    Sleeping Dogs
    Shadows of P'Jem
    Shuttlepod One
    Fusion
    Oasis
    Detained
    Vox Sola
    Fallen Hero
    Desert Crossing
    Two Days and Two Nights
    Shockwave (I)
     
  5. jespah

    jespah Commodore Commodore

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    Vox Sola, because aliens should not be made out of library paste.

    Broken Bow
    Fight or Flight
    Strange New World
    Unexpected
    The Andorian Incident
    Breaking the Ice
    Civilization
    Fortunate Son
    Cold Front
    Silent Enemy
    Dear Doctor
    Sleeping Dogs
    Shadows of P'Jem
    Shuttlepod One
    Fusion
    Oasis
    Detained
    Fallen Hero
    Desert Crossing
    Two Days and Two Nights
    Shockwave (I)
     
  6. jimbotron

    jimbotron Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Unexpected - In this wholly original episode of Voya... I mean Enterprise, Harr..... I mean Tucker has a fling with a strange alien, and bad stuff ensues.

    Also, the show's producers show very early on they don't trust the show to stand on its own, because they shoehorn in an anachronistic Klingon vessel because it's recognizable. And these are the same people who removed "Star Trek" from the title in the first place? Make up your minds.

    Broken Bow
    Fight or Flight
    Strange New World
    The Andorian Incident
    Breaking the Ice
    Civilization
    Fortunate Son
    Cold Front
    Silent Enemy
    Dear Doctor
    Sleeping Dogs
    Shadows of P'Jem
    Shuttlepod One
    Fusion
    Oasis
    Detained
    Fallen Hero
    Desert Crossing
    Two Days and Two Nights
    Shockwave (I)
     
  7. MacLeod

    MacLeod Admiral Admiral

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    It's been a while since I've watched season 1 of ENT but I'm going for "Fortunate Son". Even reading the brief synopsis on wikipedia didn't stire much of memory.

    Broken Bow
    Fight or Flight
    Strange New World
    The Andorian Incident
    Breaking the Ice
    Civilization
    Cold Front
    Silent Enemy
    Dear Doctor
    Sleeping Dogs
    Shadows of P'Jem
    Shuttlepod One
    Fusion
    Oasis
    Detained
    Fallen Hero
    Desert Crossing
    Two Days and Two Nights
    Shockwave (I
     
  8. R. Star

    R. Star Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Fight or Flight... hello potentially hostile alien. Here are the coordinates for our homeworld. No wonder the Xindi probe showed up out of no where and blasted the planet.

    Broken Bow
    Strange New World
    The Andorian Incident
    Breaking the Ice
    Civilization
    Cold Front
    Silent Enemy
    Dear Doctor
    Sleeping Dogs
    Shadows of P'Jem
    Shuttlepod One
    Fusion
    Oasis
    Detained
    Fallen Hero
    Desert Crossing
    Two Days and Two Nights
    Shockwave (I
     
  9. Fruitcake

    Fruitcake Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Broken Bow
    Strange New World
    The Andorian Incident
    Breaking the Ice
    Civilization
    Cold Front
    Silent Enemy
    Sleeping Dogs
    Shadows of P'Jem
    Shuttlepod One
    Fusion
    Oasis
    Detained
    Fallen Hero
    Desert Crossing
    Two Days and Two Nights
    Shockwave (I)

    Dear Doctor can go fuck itself because it is a blight on the entire series.
     
  10. feek61

    feek61 Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I will have to delete "Strange New World." The best thing about the episode was the title but the story was weak (and I even own some props from that show but I'm still voting it out).

    Broken Bow
    The Andorian Incident
    Breaking the Ice
    Civilization
    Cold Front
    Silent Enemy
    Sleeping Dogs
    Shadows of P'Jem
    Shuttlepod One
    Fusion
    Oasis
    Detained
    Fallen Hero
    Desert Crossing
    Two Days and Two Nights
    Shockwave (I


    P.S. I liked "Dear Doctor" but it got knocked out while I type this message :/
     
  11. jimbotron

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    Two Days and Two Nights - It takes place on Risa. All Risa episodes are bad. And of course since it's Enterprise, lots of embarrassing things happen to the crew.

    Broken Bow
    The Andorian Incident
    Breaking the Ice
    Civilization
    Cold Front
    Silent Enemy
    Sleeping Dogs
    Shadows of P'Jem
    Shuttlepod One
    Fusion
    Oasis
    Detained
    Fallen Hero
    Desert Crossing
    Shockwave (I)
     
  12. TrekAlliance92

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    Going to ditch Broken Bow, my least favorite Trek pilot. It had an odd feel to me when I first watched it, and I still found it meh when I revisted it again. It wasn't really until a couple of episodes in that I really began to enjoy Enterprise.

    The Andorian Incident
    Breaking the Ice
    Civilization
    Cold Front
    Silent Enemy
    Sleeping Dogs
    Shadows of P'Jem
    Shuttlepod One
    Fusion
    Oasis
    Detained
    Fallen Hero
    Desert Crossing
    Shockwave (I)
     
  13. Fruitcake

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    The Andorian Incident
    Breaking the Ice
    Civilization
    Cold Front
    Silent Enemy
    Sleeping Dogs
    Shadows of P'Jem
    Shuttlepod One
    Fusion
    Detained
    Fallen Hero
    Desert Crossing
    Shockwave (I)


    Oasis has to go for being way too close to the DS9 ep.
     
  14. jimbotron

    jimbotron Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    By 2001, I was burned out by the Berman era. After DS9 ended, all that was left was the last couple seasons of Voyager, and my passion died. I watched Broken Bow, and didn't watch Enterprise again until the show was on DVD. Broken Bow was sooooooo boring.
     
  15. Fruitcake

    Fruitcake Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I think BB is the best pilot.
     
  16. Claudia

    Claudia Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I agree with teacake. BB was a pretty entertaining pilot, I preferred it to the other series' pilots (except TOS). Sad to see it gone that early.

    I'm going to eliminate Shuttlepod One - a little too much soul baring for me.

    The Andorian Incident
    Breaking the Ice
    Civilization
    Cold Front
    Silent Enemy
    Sleeping Dogs
    Shadows of P'Jem
    Fusion
    Detained
    Fallen Hero
    Desert Crossing
    Shockwave (I)
     
  17. Fruitcake

    Fruitcake Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    But.. the huddling!
     
  18. R. Star

    R. Star Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Shockwave.... more time travel nonsense. Oooh... and a cliffhanger... I'm sure everyone was biting their nails over that one.

    The Andorian Incident
    Breaking the Ice
    Civilization
    Cold Front
    Silent Enemy
    Sleeping Dogs
    Shadows of P'Jem
    Fusion
    Detained
    Fallen Hero
    Desert Crossing
     
  19. Fruitcake

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    I was biting my nails.

    The Andorian Incident
    Breaking the Ice
    Civilization
    Cold Front
    Sleeping Dogs
    Shadows of P'Jem
    Fusion
    Detained
    Fallen Hero
    Desert Crossing

    Silent Enemy because the birthday cake story is one of the dullest things ever.
     
  20. Seven of Five

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    It was pretty good at the time, but I didn't come back to ENT properly for years.

    I'll go for Desert Crossing. It starts off all promising with Bakula and Trinnear shirtless. It soon drones on into something boring though.

    The Andorian Incident
    Breaking the Ice
    Civilization
    Cold Front
    Sleeping Dogs
    Shadows of P'Jem
    Fusion
    Detained
    Fallen Hero