The Introduction of Kes

Kes appears in four seasons, 70 episodes, of Star Trek: Voyager. She wears 19 different outfits. I’ve ranked them. And her opening outfit from “Caretaker” is number 19 – the bottom of the list. Kes is introduced as a hostage.…

The Thaw’s Fatal Flaw

  You probably remember it as “the clown episode.” Set near the end of Voyager’s second season, “The Thaw” features a classic Delta Quadrant scenario: Janeway & Co. stumble upon people in need, try to help them, and end up…

Episode 51: Set a Course for Home

Voyager introduced us to the Delta Quadrant, several new alien species, and of course Star Trek’s first woman captain to lead a show. The crew is joined by Charlynn Schmiedt to discuss the stories, characters, and themes in Season 1.…