Star Trek: Enterprise

10 Best Episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise

During the mid-22nd century, a century before Captain Kirk's five-year mission, Jonathan Archer captains the United Earth ship Enterprise during the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the Earth-Romulan War and the formation of the Federation.

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Star Trek: Enterprise - S4E13

#1 - United (Season 4 - Episode 13)

Archer tries to unify the Andorians, Tellarites and Vulcans in a plan to capture a marauder ship threatening to destabilize the region.

The episode was rated 8.07 from 475 votes.

Star Trek: Enterprise - S3E23

#2 - Countdown (Season 3 - Episode 23)


With help from Xindi allies, the Enterprise crew attempts to stop the arming of the Weapon aimed toward Earth.

The episode was rated 8.02 from 475 votes.

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#3 - Regeneration (Season 2 - Episode 23)

The remnants of an alien ship and two frozen cybernetic bodies are uncovered in the arctic by a research team. These aliens soon thaw out and flee Earth, taking the research team with them. Starfleet orders Enterprise to find them, but the crew aren't prepared for just how dangerous these aliens really are.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 539 votes.

Star Trek: Enterprise - S3E24

#4 - Zero Hour (Season 3 - Episode 24)


Archer puts his life on the line in a risky gambit to intercept the Xindi superweapon and disarm it from within.

The episode was rated 7.99 from 497 votes.

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#5 - Shockwave (1) (Season 1 - Episode 26)

Starfleet orders Enterprise to return home when the crew seemingly causes the destruction of an alien planet. However, a visit from Crewman Daniels leads Archer to believe that this disaster was the plot of one of the factions from the temporal cold war.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 556 votes.

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#6 - The Expanse (Season 2 - Episode 26)


An alien race known as the Xindi launch an attack on Earth, causing great casualties and massive damage. As Enterprise heads back home, an unlikely source informs Archer about the Xindi and that their next attack will destroy Earth.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 540 votes.

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#7 - Kir'Shara (Season 4 - Episode 9)

Archer, T'Pol and T'Pau attempt to bring the Kir'Shara — an artifact believed to contain Surak's original writings — to the Vulcan capital, as the NX-01 gets involved in a Vulcan-Andorian military clash.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 476 votes.

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#8 - Carbon Creek (Season 2 - Episode 2)


After Archer and Trip become curious about a visit she made to a Pennsylvania mining town called Carbon Creek, T'Pol explains to them that Vulcans actually had their first contact with humans in 1957. That year, a Vulcan ship crashed on Earth and three crew members survived, including T'Pol's great grandmother. They pose as humans in Carbon Creek and take on jobs while waiting for rescue and soon find themselves becoming more involved with the town's residents.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 574 votes.

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#9 - Babel One (Season 4 - Episode 12)

Enterprise journeys to Babel with a Tellarite ambassador on board for peace talks with the Andorians, when a distress call from Shran is received.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 474 votes.

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#10 - Proving Ground (Season 3 - Episode 13)


An Andorian ship led by Commander Shran arrives in the Delphic Expanse to help Enterprise hone in on the Xindi super-weapon.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 508 votes.

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    Star Trek: Enterprise - S3E14

    #11 - Stratagem (Season 3 - Episode 14)

    Archer finds himself face-to-face with Degra, the designer of the Xindi superweapon, and tries to get him to reveal its location.

    The episode was rated 7.88 from 490 votes.

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    #12 - Azati Prime (Season 3 - Episode 18)


    Archer sets out on a suicide mission to destroy the Xindi superweapon as Enterprise faces a brutal attack.

    The episode was rated 7.87 from 504 votes.

    Star Trek: Enterprise - S3E22

    #13 - The Council (Season 3 - Episode 22)

    Archer and Hoshi stand before the Xindi Council as T'Pol and Reed lead a team into the heart of a Sphere.

    The episode was rated 7.86 from 494 votes.

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    #14 - The Aenar (Season 4 - Episode 14)


    Archer visits Shran's icy homeworld to find an Andorian subspecies called the Aenar, to determine their connection to the marauder destroying ships in the region.

    The episode was rated 7.85 from 489 votes.

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    #15 - Dead Stop (Season 2 - Episode 4)

    Suffering from damage inflicted in the Romulan minefield and unable to complete repairs on their own, Archer orders a distress call to be put out. A response leads Enterprise to a repair station, which surprisingly has no crew aboard it and is run by computer. Repairs on Enterprise are carried out quite efficiently and quickly, though the price for all this is much higher than the crew could've guessed.

    The episode was rated 7.85 from 592 votes.

    Star Trek: Enterprise - S3E8

    #16 - Twilight (Season 3 - Episode 8)


    A spatial distortion leaves Archer unable to form any new long-term memories. Years in the future, he wakes up one morning and is stunned to learn the outcome of the human-Xindi conflict.

    The episode was rated 7.83 from 514 votes.

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    #17 - Awakening (Season 4 - Episode 8)

    Archer and T'Pol encounter the Syrrannites, a radical group hiding in the Vulcan desert, while the NX-01 crew contends with Vulcan power ploys.

    The episode was rated 7.82 from 471 votes.

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    #18 - Shockwave (2) (Season 2 - Episode 1)


    Daniels and Archer must find a way back to the 22nd century in order to make sure history plays out as it should. Meanwhile, on board Enterprise, the Suliban have taken over the ship, but Reed, Trip, and T'Pol formulate a plan to eject the aliens.

    The episode was rated 7.81 from 589 votes.

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    #19 - Future Tense (Season 2 - Episode 16)

    The Enterprise crew find a small craft drifting in space and are surprised to find it contains a human corpse. More questions arise when the Suliban and Tholians make claims to the craft.

    The episode was rated 7.81 from 524 votes.

    Star Trek: Enterprise - S2E15

    #20 - Cease Fire (Season 2 - Episode 15)


    Both the Vulcans and the Andorians make a claim to a small planet and military conflict soon erupts. As the fighting goes on, the Vulcans announce they are willing to discuss cease fire terms. However, Imperial Guard officer Shran believes only Captain Archer can be trusted to mediate the situation, which drags the Enterprise crew into the tense situation.

    The episode was rated 7.80 from 524 votes.


    Last updated: feb 02, 2023

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