Shockwave, Part II

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Series: 'Enterprise'
Episode Title: 'Shockwave, Part II'
Episode Number: 201
Synopsis: "Intent on stopping Archer and Enterprise's mission, the diabolical Suliban take the crew hostage when it is discovered that Archer has mysteriously disappeared off the ship. While stuck in the decimated remains of the 31st century, Archer and Daniels work to find a way to get back to Enterprise; and Daniels worries that the future existence of The Federation may be in jeopardy as a result of his impulsive action to remove Archer from Enterprise, forever changing the course of history."

Original Airdate: September 18, 2002
Rerun: October 23, 2002
Fan Rating: 7.4/10 (Full Poll Results)
Nielsens Rating: 3.2/5 (Full Report)


Written By: Rick Berman & Brannon Braga
Directed By: Allan Kroeker

Guest Stars:


  • Second season premiere; starts filming July 9.

  • Rick Berman: "We've already broken the story for part two, which is quite rare for us. We usually wait until after the Summer, come back and figure out how the hell we're going to end the cliffhanger. But immediately after the show wrapped Brannon [Braga] and I kind of locked ourselves into a room for a week and came up with ideas for basically the first three episodes of the coming season." (June 18, 2002 - TrekToday)

  • Rumoured to feature Daniels and Archer looking through a library in the 31st century for mentions of the Federation - only to find out that the Federation doesn't exist in their timeline because Archer wasn't there. Meanwhile, on board Enterprise, the Suliban have taken over the ship, but Reed, Trip, and T'Pol formulate a plan to eject the aliens. (June 27, 2002 - TrekToday)

  • Brannon Braga: "We're going to hint that someone out there doesn't want to see humans succeed in space, because it's going to eventually result in the formation of an interplanetary alliance. Take that as you will." (July 8, 2002 - TrekToday)

  • Reportedly ends with Silik a prisoner aboard Enterprise. (August 13, 2002 - TrekToday)

  • Received its British premiere on January 6, 2003. (January 01, 2003 - TrekToday)


Poll Results

How would you grade 'Shockwave, Part II'?
7-8 37.5% - (614 Votes)
9-10 26% - (426 Votes)
5-6 15.4% - (253 Votes)
Wasn't able to see it 12.9% - (211 Votes)
3-4 3.3% - (54 Votes)
Did not want to see it 2.3% - (39 Votes)
1-2 2.2% - (36 Votes)

Total Votes: 1633

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