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UPN Airs First Season Three Footage

By Caillan
August 21, 2003 - 12:16 PM

See Also: 'The Xindi' Episode Guide

'Enterprise' season three - courtesy Mr. Vidiot, copyright Paramount PicturesUPN last night debuted a new Enterprise promo showing the first scenes from the show's third season.

Entitled "Captain's Log", the 30-second trailer is framed as a log entry by Captain Jonathan Archer in Enterprise's new briefing room, which has the luxury of chairs compared to the old mustering area on the bridge.

As Archer relates the events that led up to the NX-01's mission into the Delphic Expanse, various images of the Xindi, the new military officers (MACOs) and the Expanse itself appear on screen. At the end, the promo refers to the series as Star Trek Enterprise.

The video clip is available to download in MPEG format courtesy of Mr Vidiot. For those of you with slower connections, here's a transcript:

'Enterprise' season three - courtesy Mr. Vidiot, copyright Paramount Pictures[The new Enterprise NX-01 briefing room materialises inside a viewing device. Captain Archer is pacing across the room.]
Archer: "Captain's starlog, September 10, 2153."
[The NX-02 is being constructed in spacedock.]
Archer: (off-screen) "Our mission was one of peace, but recent events have changed all that."
[The Xindi probe unleashes is destruction on Earth.]
[The probe's beam cuts a swarthe through Florida.]
Archer: (off-screen) "After Earth was brutally attacked by an unknown species, the Xindi..."
[Aerial shot of the massive trench of devastation cut by the Xindi probe.]
[The Xindi Council assembles in a shadowy chamber.] 'Enterprise' season three - courtesy Mr. Vidiot, copyright Paramount Pictures
Archer: (off-screen) "...an elite military group joined Enterprise in our search for these aliens."
[A MACO shimmies down a rope.]
[Close-up of a MACO as he turns around, holding a rifle. Another MACO prepares to enter a hatch.]
[A MACO moves through a misty environment, weapon at the ready.]
[Archer crawls down a narrow passage covered in a blue substance.]
Archer: (off-screen) "Now we've entered an unknown part of the galaxy, the Delphic Expanse."
[T'Pol stands on the bridge in her new blue suit. Mayweather is at his station in the background.] 'Enterprise' season three - courtesy Mr. Vidiot, copyright Paramount Pictures
[Enterprise flies through the Delphic Expanse.]
[Close-up of Archer delivering his log to the camera.]
Archer: "We don't know what we will find here, but there's no turning back."
[A silver Starfleet arrowhead looms into view.]
[Text: 'Star Trek Enterprise']
[The season premiere date flashes onto the screen.]
[Text: '09.10.2003']

The 5.7 MB MPEG file can be downloaded from Mr. Vidiot. Mirrors of the clip can be found at the following locations:

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