Year of Hell (I)
Episode 8 of 26 within Season Four. Item 75 of 171 overall.
Production number 40840-176.
Joe Menosky - Writer
Allan Kroeker - Director
703 votes

Stardate: 51268.4--Seven of Nine and Ensign Kim have used Federation and Borg technology to enhance the Voyager's astrometrics lab, and map a shorter route to Earth through Zahl space.

Meanwhile, over the next several months, Krenim Captain Annorax uses his powerful time ship to erase the Zahl, Garenor, and his other enemies from the timestream, but his plans are interrupted by the unforeseen presence of the Voyager in the Delta Quadrant. 

original airdate--November 05,1997  rating--4.7 million


music--theme by Jerry Goldsmith


Goofs: In his inaugural address, the Doctor says that he was first activated on stardate 48315. However, in previous episodes, his activation date has been established to be on 48308, most notably in second season's "Projections" (#2.3).


Trivia: This was originally supposed to be the third season finale. 

Factoid: M'Kota R'cho was the first and only Klingon to play the sport Parrises' Squares. During the championship finals of 2342, R'cho strangled a referee who called a penalty against his team.

Alien Races--Krenim, Zahl



"Unhappy with a new treaty, Federation colonists along the Cardassian border have banded together. Calling themselves 'The Maquis' they continue to fight the Cardassians.Some consider them heroes, but to the governments of the Federation and Cardassia, they are outlaws."

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Previous episode :
074 Scientific Method
Next episode :
076 Year of Hell (II)
Related to this story :
062 Before and After
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076 Year of Hell (II)
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regional titles

Year of Hell (I)
L'anne de l'Enfer (I)
Ein Jahr Hlle (1)
Un anno d'inferno (I)
El Ao Infernal (I)