The Xindi
Episode 1 of 24 within Season Three. Item 53 of 98 overall.
Production number 40358-053.
Rick Berman - Writer
Brannon Braga - Writer
Allan Kroeker - Director
206 votes

Six weeks into the Delphic Expanse, Captain Archer and his crew learn of a Xindi working at a mining colony, and set out to track him down and gain information about the mysterious antagonistic race. But when Trip and Archer get caught in a deadly trap, Enterprise's newest crew members, a squad of Military Assault Command Operation soldiers (MACOs), must rush to free them.

Meanwhile, T'Pol suggests an intriguing Vulcan cure for Trip's vivid nightmares of his sister's death.

original airdate--September 10,2003 rating--4.1 million


music--"Faith of the Heart" by Rod Stewart and "Where My Heart Will Take Me" by Russell Watson


Alien races: Xindi-Reptilians, Xindi-Primates, Xindi-Insectoid, Xindi-Aquatics, Xindi-Arboreal, Benzite

Trivia: Ben Browder was considered for the role of Major Hayes.


Earth's first experimental prototype warp 5 starship, the Enterprise NX-01, has finally been completed and the human race is set to take it's place among the stars. Captain Jonathan Archer and his intrepid crew are about to explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations, and boldly go where no man has gone before.

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Previous episode :
052 The Expanse (I) (season finale)
Next episode :
054 Anomaly
Related to this story :
052 The Expanse (I) (season finale)
  Star Trek: Enterprise, Season Two

regional titles

The Xindi
A la recherche des Xindis
Die Xindi
Gli Xindi