Terra Nova

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Series: 'Enterprise'
Episode Title: 'Terra Nova'
Episode Number: 106
Synopsis: "The Enterprise crew alters course to investigate the mystery of Terra Nova, a legendary Earth colony whose inhabitants mysteriously disappeared decades ago. But when they arrive, they confront descendants of the colonists who have become more alien than Archer could ever have imagined."

Original Airdate: October 24, 2001
Rerun: December 26, 2001
Fan Rating: 6.9/10 (Full Poll Results)
Nielsens Rating: 5.1/8 (Full Report)

Credits

Story By: Rick Berman & Brannon Braga
Teleplay By: Antoinette Stella
Directed By: LeVar Burton

Guest Stars:


Notes

  • TV Guide Description: "Archer's determination to solve the mystery of Terra Nova, a legendary lost deep-space colony, leads to a tense encounter with a tribe of human-hating cave-dwellers."

  • Erick Avari previously appeared as B'Ijik in TNG's 'Unification, Part One' and as Vedek Yarka in DS9's 'Destiny.'

  • Rumoured to feature an old Earth settlement, Terra Nova, which was colonised by Earth before fast interstellar space travel was possible. After the initial group of colonist settled down, Earth wanted to send a second wave of colonists, but the inhabitants of Terra Nova refused. Shortly thereafter, all contact with the colony was lost, and as the planet was nine years travel away, no investigation team was ever sent. Now, Captain Archer and his crew go to investigate and see if there are any humans still left. (October 02, 2001 - TrekToday)

Reviews

Poll Results

How would you grade 'Terra Nova'?
7-8 36.8% - (807 Votes)
5-6 21.8% - (477 Votes)
9-10 17.3% - (379 Votes)
Wasn't able to see it 12.4% - (273 Votes)
3-4 6.2% - (136 Votes)
1-2 3.3% - (74 Votes)
Didn't want to see it 1.9% - (42 Votes)

Total Votes: 2188