The most mediocre episode?

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  1. Lt. Aran

    Lt. Aran Ensign Newbie

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    To me, one of the least interesting episodes is "Non Sequitur." When I look through the episode titles of Voyager's early seasons, "Non Sequitur" is the most forgettable. All I can remember is that it is about Harry Kim in San Francisco.
     
  2. R. Star

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    Yet it tells you a lot about Harry Kim's psyche. He has a beautiful, willing woman trying to get him to come to bed and all he can think about it how to get back to Tom. ;)
     
  3. Melakon

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    Something must have happened in "The Chute" that we weren't allowed to see.
     
  4. JirinPanthosa

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    Ex Post Facto and Emanations are two straight up mediocre episodes. Also Initiations. Half of season 3 is also like that.
     
  5. The Caretaker

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    Unforgettable always struck me as an unfortunately ironic title.
     
  6. KaraBear

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    that's all I would be thinking about too :drool:
     
  7. JirinPanthosa

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    Ex Post Facto is also pretty forgettable.
     
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    Apparently you missed something. This is a VOYAGER!!! thread.
     
  9. JiNX-01

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    The horrific episode with that flotter hologram. :rolleyes:
     
  10. hux

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    Not everyone will agree so a poll might help provide an answer that is an average. I like a lot of the episodes already mentioned and i think some people are confusing "forgettable" with "not good"....take 11:59 for example...i hated that episode but as soon as you say 11:59, i immediately remember it so it can't really be classed as forgettable

    When i rewatch Voyager, the episodes that i tend to have forgotten are "Resistance" - "Remember" - "Darkling" - Drone" - Juggernaught

    some i like more than others but when i watch them again, i do kind of think....oh yeah, this one
     
  11. R. Star

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    Maybe that's why Alexander is like he is... one of his earliest childhood memories is of his dad disemboweling Flotter. ;)
     
  12. Captain Kathryn

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    Elogium
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  13. Captain Kathryn

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    I can agree with most of these...but "Drone"? Really?!
     
  14. Melakon

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    Apparently you missed something, too. That post was immediately after MacLeod's post which mentioned ENT!!!
     
  15. CorporalClegg

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    Isn't this like handing someone a bowl of red M&Ms and asking her to pick out the reddest one?

    "Mediocre" is Voyager in a nutshell. It was never as terribad as TNG, DS9, or ENT could be (even "Threshold" wasn't as bad as some of the boners from the other shows), but it also never achieved greatness. "Year of Hell" came close, but it was spoiled by the reset.

    It was like the show was just content with what it was and never really tried to push the envelope but, at the same time, remained safe.

    Season Five was probably when the show was most modest and humble, so "Night" is as good an answer as any.
     
  16. MrPointy

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    The episode title is clearly a double entendre.

    My problem with choosing a mediocre Voyager episode is that there a lot of them. There were great VOY eps, there were bad VOY eps, there was even Threshold. But there is this yawning chasm of bleh or middling VOY episodes and that's a problem.

    I'm going to have to go with The Haunting On Deck Twelve.
     
  17. jazzstick

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    ROFL:guffaw:


    Oh man I can so see this!
     
  18. jimbotron

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    It's hard to recall an episode that was inherently forgettable. :lol:

    I'd have to say The '37s. Did the aliens who took them ever show up? Did we ever find out why they were taken? Did they just decide to stay on the planet? For me, the answer is "I don't remember, nor do I care." Did Voyager land on the planet for some purpose? Well, they just find the people there, hang out for a bit, and then leave. I don't think anything happened in the long run.

    Though, I could just cite any episode where the reset button occurs (Time and Again, Timeless, Year of Hell) because the events of the episode were literally forgettable. You could skip those episodes and miss nothing of the continuity (hahahahahaha).
     
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  19. lurok

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    Glad I'm not the only one with the Night/Void problem. And I consider myself a Voyager fan, having watched run at least four or five times. Agree with a lot of the mediocre episodes mentioned already. Less mediocre than just plain bad is Nemesis. But I guess it is at least memorably bad. Only seen once and never felt desire to watch again. At least Threshold is guilty-pleasure awful.
     
  20. Melakon

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    As an aside, I'm sort of surprised there's no YouTube music video cutting scenes from Voyager with Oingo Boingo's "Weird Science" theme. Seems like they would fit, especially with Seven.