Trekathon 555: Latent Image (VOY)

November 11th, 2012

The Doctor has a little meltdown over choosing one patient over another.

A more successful-than-usual attempt at an episode heavy on the philosophy, and light on the action. Maybe even a bit too much is tried – the nature of causality and the nature of humanity might be a bit too much for one go. All the elements are good – from the sideways glances in the opening half, through to the Doctor’s breakdown (which is strong, without being furniture throwing).

But I find it all undermined by the fact that I know that this won’t be followed up on again. It’s fine to end ambiguously, but next week he’ll be fine, and this will never be mentioned again. Sorry, I’m not falling for it this time.

555 down, 182 to go.