‘Star Trek: Enterprise’ Producer On The Finale And Aborted Fifth Season

“These are the voyages…” If there’s one phrase that conjures up images of ‘Star Trek’, that would have to be the one. But ever since 2005,  the phrase has taken on some additional baggage for fans of ‘Star Trek: Enterprise’. This is because it provided the title for that show’s finale. Regardless of what one thinks of the show as a whole, ‘These Are The Voyages’ has long been the elephant in that particular room. If you’re fortunate enough to have avoided any knowledge of the episode, it focused on Commander Riker and Counselor Troi as the former used a holodeck program of the 22nd century Enterprise’s final mission to deal with a crisis of conscience. I can (and have, and will again) go on at length about the myriad problems with ‘These Are The Voyages’, but suffice it to say that fans and cast members alike consider it a poor episode at best and insulting at worst. Though he shares the writing credit with Rick Berman, Brannon Braga has often taken the brunt of the criticism for the episode’s flaws by virtue of being the more public of the two. At the recent Star Trek Las Vegas convention, Braga … Continue reading ‘Star Trek: Enterprise’ Producer On The Finale And Aborted Fifth Season