Star Trek: Voyager: Season 4 (1997 - 1998)

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Season 4
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Air date: Sep 3, 1997

Conclusion. Janeway (Kate Mulgrew) negotiates a deal with the Borg, but a battle with Species 8472 scuttles the Collective's Cube, forcing them onto Voyager, which they begin to assimilate. Seven of Nine: Jeri Ryan. Tuvok: Tim Russ. Chakotay: Robert Beltran.

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Air date: Sep 10, 1997

Janeway tries to return Seven of Nine (Jeri Ryan) to human form; Kes (Jennifer Lien) finds her telekinetic powers increasing and harder to control. Tuvok: Tim Russ. The Doctor: Robert Picardo. Harry Kim: Garrett Wang. Chakotay: Robert Beltran. Janeway: Kate Mulgrew.

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Air date: Sep 17, 1997

Torres finds that "the worst day in [her] life" includes Seven of Nine's request for a duty assignment in engineering and being stranded in space with Paris (Robert Duncan McNeill). Torres: Roxann Dawson. Janeway: Kate Mulgrew.

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Air date: Sep 24, 1997

After crash-landing on a warring planet, Chakotay (Robert Beltran) finds himself joining the people who rescued him and fighting a sadistic enemy called the Kradin. Janeway: Kate Mulgrew. Tuvok: Tim Russ. Paris: Robert Duncan McNeill. The Doctor: Robert Picardo.

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Air date: Oct 1, 1997

Torres and the Doctor investigate a distress call sent by a holographic crewman; Kim and Seven of Nine get to know each other. Torres: Roxann Dawson. The Doctor: Robert Picardo. Kim: Garrett Wang. Seven of Nine: Jeri Ryan.

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Air date: Oct 8, 1997

Seven of Nine escapes from Voyager and discovers a wrecked ship that holds many memories for her. Father: David Anthony Marshall. Mother: Nikki Tyler. Dumah: Mickey Cottrell. Little Girl: Erica Bryan. LeVar Burton directed.

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Air date: Oct 29, 1997

The Doctor and Seven of Nine discover that a mysterious illness striking down the crew is the work of aliens conducting genetic experiments. The Doctor: Robert Picardo. Seven of Nine: Jeri Ryan. Janeway: Kate Mulgrew. Tuvok: Tim Russ. Kim: Garrett Wang.

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Air date: Nov 5, 1997

A renegade Krenim warship with the power to change history threatens the Voyager crew as they pass through what has now become the Krenim empire. Part 1 of two. Janeway: Kate Mulgrew. Annorax: Kurtwood Smith. Seven of Nine: Jeri Ryan. Chakotay: Robert Beltran. Paris: Robert Duncan McNeill.

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Air date: Nov 12, 1997

Conclusion. Janeway desperately tries to keep Voyager from utter destruction; Paris and Chakotay plot to escape Annorax (Kurtwood Smith) and the Krenim weapon-ship. Janeway: Kate Mulgrew. Paris: Robert Duncan McNeill. Chakotay: Robert Beltran.

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Air date: Nov 19, 1997

On a planet of telepaths where crime is unheard of, a savage beating sparks an investigation that centers on Torres (Roxann Dawson), who is charged with "aggravated violent thought." Tuvok: Tim Russ. Janeway: Kate Mulgrew. Neelix: Ethan Phillips.

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A starship is stranded in the uncharted Delta Quadrant in this fourth 'Star Trek' series, the first to feature a female captain. Here, the crew grudgingly teams with Maquis rebels to try to return to Earth after Voyager is hurtled 70,000 light-years from Federation space.

Cast

Kate Mulgrew
as Capt. Kathryn Janeway
Robert Beltran
as First Off. Chakotay
Tim Russ
as Security Chief Tuvok
Roxann Dawson
as Chief Engineer B'Elanna Torres
Ethan Phillips
as Neelix
Robert Picardo
as The Doctor
Jeri Ryan
as Seven of Nine
Garrett Wang
as Ens. Harry Kim
Tiny Ron
as Idrin
Mark Deakins
as Hirogen SS Officer
Alexander Enberg
as Ensign Vorik
Mark Metcalf
as Hirogen Medic
Erica Bryan
as Little Girl
Danny Goldring
as Alpha-Hirogen
Andy Dick
as Dr. Bradley
Don Pugsley
as Alien Visitor
Paul Eckstein
as Young Hirogen
Marie Chambers
as Kyrian Arbiter
Jack Shearer
as Adm. Hayes
John Rhys-Davies
as Leonardo da Vinci
Ray Wise
as Arturis
Nancy Hower
as Ensign Wildman
Clint Carmichael
as Beta Hirogen
Roger Morrissey
as Beta-Hirogen
Tony Todd
as Alpha Hirogen
Adrian Sparks
as Magistrate
Ron Ostrow
as Borg Drone
Kevin McCorkle
as Alien Captain
Susan K. Lewis
as Transporter Technician
Peter Vogt
as Commandant
Pancho Demmings
as Kradin Soldier
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Critic Reviews for Star Trek: Voyager Season 4

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

[Jeri] Ryan's Seven of Nine is bound to make the biggest splash since Leonard Nimoy first donned his Spock ears. In a galaxy far, far away, a star is born.

Oct 24, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Voyager at times gets grief for not being as gritty as the premise promised, but even the most cynical of fans can't deny that "Year of Hell" delivered the goods, with the crew battling a genocidal villain (Kurtwood Smith) manipulating time itself.

Oct 21, 2017 | Full Review…

Despite being a transparent attempt to 'sex up' the show, it was a tremendous introduction for the character and, more importantly, gave Voyager a much-needed kick up the arse in terms of both drama and conflict.

Oct 24, 2017 | Full Review…

Voyager's best season by far, however, was season four.

Oct 23, 2017 | Full Review…

This season was about as good as the show got.

Oct 21, 2017 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

By the end of the fourth season, Janeway's experiment may still be in progress, but the returns from Paramount's tinkering were readily identifiable. The Borg Babe was a smash.

Oct 21, 2017 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Star Trek: Voyager: Season 4

  • May 08, 2018
    Resistance is futile as Jeri Ryan sexes up Star Trek: Voyager in its fourth season. The Borg take center stage as Voyage finally enters Borg space and gains a Borg crewmember, Seven of Nine. Seven proves to be the missing ingredient that the show needed to take off, as the character exponentially improves the quality of the storytelling. She fills the Spock/Data role of the outsider commenting on humanity. And, Seven's interactions with Capt. Janeway and the Doctor make for some of the strongest character dynamics of the show. Additionally, the series finally finds a compelling villain in the form of the Hirogen; who are reminiscent of the Klingons. This new energy is also reflected in some incredibly ambitious episodes, such as "Year of Hell," "The Killing Game," "Living Witness," and "One." Plus, the season is able to gather some impressive guest stars; including Kurtwood Smith, Tony Todd, Virginia Madsen, and Ray Wise. Season 4 of Star Trek: Voyager re-launches the series and finally makes it worth watching.
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  • Sep 03, 2020
    I loved all of Voyager. Janeway is a total badass, and it continues to come across today as it did 25 years ago. There is classic Trek-ness, thought provoking themes about the nature of life and adventure. I would highly recommend the entire series to anyone. I just finished watching the whole series from beginning to end, and I found myself as sad to see it end the second time as I was the first.
  • Aug 13, 2020
    DS9 was better, but I still prefer to rewatch the whole show instead of a single minute of Discovery or Picard.
  • Feb 10, 2020
    The great error of the serie, do not evolve, one year on borg territory?!?!?
  • Feb 02, 2020
    Seven of nine absolutely a fantastic addition to an already spectacular show
  • Jun 17, 2018
    Best Voyager season, for one Kes is gone. YAY! and Seven of nine.
  • Oct 28, 2017
    3rd fav trek tv show it had so much potential finally the show gets to its feet seven is its saving grace
  • Jan 04, 2016
    Voyager is so close to being my second favorite Trek series after The Original Series. It is probably the most consistent series of all the Star Trek series. There's not as many ups and downs in the number of good to "blah" episodes as The Next Generation, which is my number two favorite Trek series, because The Next Generation reached higher highs than Voyager, but with more valleys unfortunately. Voyager was a a smooth and consistent ride and the cast was pretty good and likable as well. Some of all of Trek's best characters populate the show (The Doctor, Seven and Tuvok). It seems like people either love or hate Voyager and honestly, like the hate for the newest films with the alternate Original Series cast, I just don't get the hate. There is really not much to hate about it, it is a quality piece of Trek and Sci-Fi in general. I liked it VERY much! And it's the one Star Trek that my wife, Shannon actually seems to like too!

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