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TrekToday - UPN News Previews 'The Expanse'

UPN News Previews 'The Expanse'

By Caillan
May 16, 2003 - 12:45 AM

See Also: 'The Expanse' Episode Guide

'Enterprise' season finale feature - copyright UPNUPN's New York affiliate station, WWOR UPN 9, Wednesday night ran a story on Enterprise's season finale, "The Expanse".

Reporter Pat Collins provided an overview of the episode, in which a probe, launched by an alien species known as the Xindi, attacks Earth, killing seven million people. The story briefly detailed Enterprise's mission into the Delphic Expanse and also included some comments from star Scott Bakula (Captain Archer) on the changes to the series and his character.

The clip is available for download online from the Starfleet Library. For those of you with slower connections, here's a transcript:

'Enterprise' season finale feature - copyright UPNENTERPRISE IS DRAMATICALLY CHANGING COURSE BEGINNING WITH NEXT WEEK'S SEASON FINALE

[Enterprise flies through space.]
[Close-up of Captain Archer on the bridge.]
Archer: "Open a channel".

SEVEN MILLION EARTHLINGS ARE KILLED; A NEW ALIEN ENEMY RACE IS INTRODUCED; THE CREW IS DISPATCHED TO THE DANGEROUS DELPHIC EXPANSE

'Enterprise' season finale feature - copyright UPN[Text: 'Enterprise Season Finale - Wednesday May 21st - 8 p.m.']
[A series of bullet points flash up onto the screen on top of an Enterprise graphic.]
[1. Seven Million Killed]
[2. New Alien Enemy]
[3. Crew to Delphic Expanse]

T'POL WILL GIVE UP HER VULCAN COMMISSION

[Blue flash.]
[T'Pol enters the captain's ready room and begins talking.]

AND THE CAPTAIN - HE'LL CHANGE TOO

'Enterprise' season finale feature - copyright UPN[Archer walks across the bridge.]
[Enterprise fires on a Klingon warship, which explodes.]
Scott Bakula (off-screen): "His guard is definitely going to be up..."
[Dissolve to Scott Bakula talking directly to the camera.]
Scott Bakula: "...the idea of this peaceful exploration that we took off with is changed forever."
[Cut to shot of Captain Archer walking off the bridge.]

THE EPIC DISASTER FINALE SETS UP AN ALL-NEW ENTERPRISE FOR SEASON THREE

[Enterprise flies at warp.]

The 8MB clip can be viewed in streaming Quicktime format at the Starfleet Library. "The Expanse" airs May 21 on UPN.

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