Live Fast and Prosper
Episode 21 of 26 within Season Six. Item 140 of 171 overall.
Production number 40840-242.
Robin Burger - Writer
Levar Burton - Director
296 votes

Stardates: 53849.2--A band of Delta Quadrant con-artists have stumbled across the greatest scam of their careers: Impersonating Captain Janeway and her senior officers. Using their new identities, they move from system to system engaging in a series of lucrative deceptions.

Eventually, the real Captain Janeway and her crew are blamed for these deceptions when the con artists do not deliver the goods as promised. Ultimately, the Voyager crew must either bring the imposters to justice, or pay for their crimes.

original airdate--April 19,2000    rating--4.9 million


music--theme by Jerry Goldsmith

Trivia: The title refers to the Vulcan salute first developed by Leonard Nimoy on the original Star Trek: The Original Series series. When two parties depart from each other the first says "Peace and long life" and the second replies "Live long and prosper" though at times only the second phrase is used as a farewell.

Alien Races: Telsians, (Vulcan) 

Starships: Delta Flyer 


"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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alternative title

Also known as - Role Call

regional titles

Live Fast and Prosper
Vie rapide et prosp╗rit╗
Lebe flott und in Frieden
Falsa vita e prosperitÓ
Larga Vida Y Prosperidad