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Series: 'Enterprise'
Episode Title: 'Marauders'
Episode Number: 206
Synopsis: "When Enterprise is in need of fuel, Archer discovers a desolate mining colony that is being controlled by Klingon marauders who are bullying the colonists and hoarding their fuel. After Archer discovers the problem, the crew trains the colonists to defend themselves and prepare for a final showdown against their Klingon oppressors."

Original Airdate: October 30, 2002
Rerun: June 11, 2003
Fan Rating: 6.4/10 (Full Poll Results)
Nielsens Rating: 3.6/6 (Full Report)


Story By: Rick Berman & Brannon Braga
Teleplay By: David Wilcox
Directed By: Mike Vejar

Guest Stars:


  • Rumoured to feature the Enterprise heading to a Quonset mining colony to obtain deuterium supplies. Upon arriving, the Enterprise crew find Klingons are forcing the colonists to give up all their deuterium, and Captain Archer decides to help the colonists. (August 10, 2002 - TrekToday)

  • Filming began Wednesday, August 21, with scenes on board the NX-01, including a new set - the ship's gym. On Monday, August 26, the cast and crew moved to a rock quarry in Ventura County, California to film the exterior scenes. (August 31, 2002 - TrekToday)

  • Scott Bakula: "We just finished an episode where we land to pick up some deuterium and find out that the people on the planet are being basically held prisoner by Klingons who take whatever they like to whenever they like." (September 06, 2002 - TrekToday)

  • This episode was first repeated on January 22, 2003.


Poll Results

How would you rate 'Marauders'?
7-8 29.7% - (383 Votes)
5-6 18.8% - (243 Votes)
9-10 18.2% - (235 Votes)
Wasn't able to see it 17.7% - (229 Votes)
3-4 7.7% - (100 Votes)
1-2 4.4% - (58 Votes)
Didn't want to see it 3.1% - (41 Votes)

Total Votes: 1289