Star Trek: Voyager - Unessential Episodes

by TaskGazer | created - 09 May 2014 | updated - 27 May 2014 | Public

A list of the 47 Star Trek Voyager episodes, which can be skipped without missing anything. These are the let's say less stellar episodes with cheesy dialogue, trashy alien make-up and no or very little progression of the overall plot of the series.

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1. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: The Cloud (1995)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Voyager becomes trapped in a strange nebula when the crew searches for a new power source for the ship.

Director: David Livingston | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 1,242

First appearance of the "Sandrine's" holodeck program. Funny beginning, then mediocre. The first season can use less cloud nebulas.

2. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Ex Post Facto (1995)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Tuvok play detective when Paris is wrongfully convicted by an alien race of murder.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 1,210

Tom Paris is accused of murder by aliens. Tuvok investigates.

3. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Emanations (1995)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

When the crew finds a mysterious alien burial ground within an asteroid, a unknown phenomenon that teleports the bodies suddenly transports Kim to another planet where an alien race believes he is a being from the afterlife.

Director: David Livingston | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 1,197

About the afterlife arrangements of an alien species.

4. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Heroes and Demons (1995)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

After Harry Kim disappears during his 'Beowulf' holonovel program, Chakotay and Tuvok, sent to investigate, disappear as well. Not wanting to lose any more crew-members, the Doctor is transferred to the holodeck to investigate.

Director: Les Landau | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 1,187

A very nice Doctor episode, if you're up for something weird and funny. Otherwise unimportant.

5. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Cathexis (1995)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

An encounter with a peculiar nebula suddenly leaves Chakotay brain dead and unconscious. The crew is left with a mysterious but powerful force of onboard that can take over the minds of the crew members.

Director: Kim Friedman | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 1,110

Spiritual mumbo-jumbo. Also another cloud nebula episode...

6. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: The 37's (1995)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

The Voyager crew discovers several people who were abducted during 1937, including Amelia Earhart, cryogenically frozen on a distant planet.

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 1,325

The Voyager meets Amelia Earhart. Ouch!

7. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Twisted (1995)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A strange spatial distortion afflicts the ship and has the entire crew literally lost on their own ship.

Director: Kim Friedman | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 1,143

Much confusion.

8. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Innocence (1996)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Tuvok crashes on a planet where he finds some children who know that they are all going to die.

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 1,117

Tuvok takes care of a group of kids on a planet.

9. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: The Thaw (1996)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Voyager finds a group of people in connected stasis chambers where something has gone terribly wrong.

Director: Marvin V. Rush | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 1,310

A somewhat surreal episode about fear. I can see the appeal of this weirdness, but for me it's not weird enough to have the impact they were going for. Very stand-alone.

10. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: The Chute (1996)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Convicted of a crime they didn't commit, Harry and Tom wind up in an unsupervised, crowded prison, a hellhole where implants ramp up everyone's aggression.

Director: Les Landau | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 1,028

Tom Paris and Harry Kim in space prison.

11. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Remember (1996)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Lieutenant Torres starts having vivid dreams about another life, another love and another planet.

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 1,034

Torres having wild dreams.

12. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Sacred Ground (1996)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

After Kes is injured by an energy beam on a planet's sacred ground, Janeway must undergo a spiritual quest in order to save her life.

Director: Robert Duncan McNeill | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 1,140

Spiritual mumbo-jumbo featuring Kes and Janeway.

13. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Warlord (1996)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A dying warlord takes over Kes's body and is determined to retake his home planet.

Director: David Livingston | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 1,048

Kes and Neelix break up while she's controlled by a dying warlord. They stay split up after it, but it's never really further explored. Questionable acting all over this one.

14. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Darkling (1997)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Kes falls in love on an away mission. The Doctor, seeking to expand his programming, incorporates the personalities of several historical figures. B'Elanna Torres chastises The Doctor, ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 962

Kes falls in love. The Doctor messes with his program and goes crazy.

15. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Rise (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

While helping a planet being bombarded by asteroids, Neelix and Tuvok get trapped on the surface and Tuvok's negative attitude is getting on Neelix's nerves.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 976

Tuvok and Neelix in an elevator to space.

16. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Favorite Son (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Ensign Kim's DNA changes, bringing with it memories of the region while a planet of alien women claim him as a favorite son returning home to mate.

Director: Marvin V. Rush | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 1,007

All the alien girls want Harry Kim, but not really.

17. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Nemesis (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Shot down in a war zone, Chakotay bonds with one faction on patrol, humanoid, and slowly joins their cause against their nemesis.

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,111

Chakotay playing war in a jungle.

18. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Random Thoughts (1997)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Voyager visits a planet with a telepathic races that outlaws negative thoughts. When B'Elanna is charged with releasing an angry thought into the society and condemned to a dangerous ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 998

19. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Concerning Flight (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

While Janeway is visiting her da Vinci holodeck program, Voyager is mugged by transporter. They steal everything from the main computer core, to the emergency rations, even the dirty ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Salvador Treviño | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,006

20. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Mortal Coil (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Thanks to Seven of Nine, Neelix returns from the dead, but his lack of a glimpse of the afterlife brings about a severe crisis of faith.

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,030

21. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Unforgettable (1998)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

An alien woman requests asylum aboard Voyager, stating she has been aboard recently and she and Chakotay fell in love. She claims her race wants to keep themselves concealed from other ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Robinson | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,018

22. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Living Witness (1998)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

The Doctor awakens in the museum of an alien culture seven hundred years in the future, where Voyager is thought to have been a passing warship full of cold-blooded killers.

Director: Tim Russ | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,476

23. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Demon (1998)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Desperate to replenish the ship's power resources, Voyager seeks out a deuterium signature on a class "Y" a.k.a. "Demon Class" planet. After nearly being lost, Paris and Kim are thought to ... See full summary »

Director: Anson Williams | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,020

24. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Bride of Chaotica! (1999)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

The Voyager crew encounters photonic life forms that mistake warmongering characters as real in Tom Paris' far-fetched "Captain Proton" holodeck program.

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,195

25. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Gravity (1999)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Stuck on a planet within a spacial "sinkhole," Tom pressures Tuvok to take an alien woman who fancies him for his own.

Director: Terry Windell | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,060

26. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Course: Oblivion (1999)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A slight respite seems to be in order but some mysterious force is affecting the very fabric of Voyager itself. To solve the mystery this crew must retrace their steps to see what went wrong.

Director: Anson Williams | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,192

27. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: The Fight (1999)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

As unseen aliens adjust his neural pathways, Chakotay recalls both boxing at the academy under groundskeeper Boothby's management and watching after his "crazy old" grandfather.

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,065

28. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Juggernaut (1999)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Voyager must prevent a toxic waste freighter from exploding, lethally contaminating a vast sector of space. Unfortunately, there could be an alien boogeyman aboard the heavily irradiated ship.

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 929

Torres in a sonic shower scene.

29. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: 11:59 (1999)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Capt. Janeway recalls her ancestor, Shannon O'Donnell, with great reverence, but historical records don't back up the family story.

Director: David Livingston | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,057

30. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Warhead (1999)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

An alien weapon that possesses artificial intelligence links with the EMH program and begins to terrorize the crew.

Director: John T. Kretchmer | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 960

31. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Riddles (1999)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Returning from an away mission, the Delta Flyer is boarded. Tuvok is assaulted by a cloaked alien from a xenophobic race called the Ba'Neth. Neurological damage leaves the once-disciplined,... See full summary »

Director: Roxann Dawson | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,021

32. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Fair Haven (2000)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Capt. Janeway falls for an Irish barman character she modifies within Tom's holodeck Irish village recreational getaway for the crew called Fair Haven.

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,067

33. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Virtuoso (2000)

TV-G | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

The Doctor's singing talent is so appreciated by the Qomar that he is considering resigning his Starfleet commission and staying on with his millions of adoring fans.

Director: Les Landau | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,074

34. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Memorial (2000)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Members of an away mission start dreaming about a species they have never seen before who are in a gruesome battle on an unknown planet.

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 995

35. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Tsunkatse (2000)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Seven of Nine and Tuvok are kidnapped while on an away mission and Seven is forced to fight in their gladiator-like competition or Tuvok will not receive the medical attention that he requires.

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,052

Seven of Nine vs. The Rock

36. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Spirit Folk (2000)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

For the holographic inhabitants of Fair Haven, unworldly actions from Voyager personnel fit only one explanation - they're faerie folk.

Director: David Livingston | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 999

37. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Ashes to Ashes (2000)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Three years ago, when Ensign Lyndsey Ballard died on an away mission, Voyager gave her a traditional burial in space. Her remains were recovered by the Kobali, a race that procreates by ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Windell | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,008

38. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Muse (2000)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

An alien playwright discovers B'Elanna Torres, crash landed in the Delta Flier, and uses her and her logs as story material to please his patron.

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 996

39. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: The Haunting of Deck Twelve (2000)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Neelix engages the four ex-Borg children in a ghost story to keep them calm during a ship-wide power shutdown.

Director: David Livingston | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 944

40. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Drive (2000)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

With Janeway's approval, Paris enters the Delta Flyer in an inter-species, light-speed shuttle race. Four races, once at war, are holding the race as a celebration of their peace treaty. ... See full summary »

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 971

41. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Critical Care (2000)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

The Doctor is stolen from Voyager by an alien who sells him and his mobile emitter to a hospital on a densely-populated planet. He is activated in a cramped room filled with sick people and... See full summary »

Director: Terry Windell | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,018

42. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Nightingale (2000)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

When Voyager comes to the aid of a medical transport, Harry Kim gets his first command.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 906

43. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Shattered (2001)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

After an accident, Chakotay is able to pass through the distortions that are scattered about the ship after Voyager goes through a temporal rift. In various sections of the ship, its past ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Windell | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 1,163

A glorified clip show.

44. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Repentance (2001)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Voyager rescues a prison warden and a set of prisoners that are scheduled to be executed testing their own ethical beliefs.

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 975

45. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Friendship One (2001)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

For the first time in seven years, Voyager gets a mission from Starfleet Command: retrieve the 21st century probe Friendship One from a nearby planet.

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 931

Mutants.

46. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
Episode: Natural Law (2001)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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