Bryan Fuller’s Star Trek Experience

With the news that Bryan Fuller has been named as the showrunner for the new Star Trek TV series coming to CBS All Access, here is a reminder summary of the episodes of Star Trek that Bryan Fuller has been involved in.  Perhaps this will give some insight into the style of episodes we can expect and into Fuller’s knowledge of the Star Trek universe.  Let us know what you think of these episodes in the comments!

Please note: episode synopsis are from http://www.wikipedia.com and http://www.IMDB.com and collated here for convenience.

Deep Space Nine – 2 episodes

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-Empok Nor (1997) … (story)

Scavenging an abandoned Cardassian space station identical to DS9 for equipment, O’Brien’s team discovers that the station may not be completely abandoned.


 

-The Darkness and the Light (1997) … (story)

A mysterious assassin begins wiping out all the members of Kira’s old resistance cell.


 

Star Trek Voyager – 22 episodes

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-Friendship One (2001) … (written by)

For the first time in six years Voyager gets a mission from Starfleet Command. Retreive the 21st century probe Friendship One from a nearby planet.


 

– Workforce: Part 2 (2001) … (story)

– Workforce: Part 1 (2001) … (written by)

Upon returning from a mission, Chakotay, Kim and Neelix find Voyager abandoned and the Doctor the only crew member aboard. The entire crew have been kidnapped, their memories erased and they are now working in an alien industrial complex. Chakotay and Neelix infiltrate the complex and have to make Captain Janeway remember.


 

– Flesh and Blood: Part 2 (2000) … (story)

Free from their pursuers, the leader of the holograms decides to continue the crusade against the organics in order to liberate all holograms, everywhere. The Doctor finally realises what he had done and comes up with a plan to redeem himself.


 

– Flesh and Blood (2000) … (story) / (teleplay)

The Hirogen species sends Voyager a distress call when their holographic prey become too cunning and cannot be defeated.


 

– The Haunting of Deck Twelve (2000) … (teleplay)

Neelix becomes very agitated as Voyager begins a full shutdown prior to entering a peculiar astronomical nebula. Left in charge of calming the recently rescued Borg children, Neelix encourages the young ones around a 24th century “campfire” for stories. Neelix recounts a story from Voyager’s recent past that is strangely reminiscent of the current situation.


 

– Fury (2000) … (teleplay)

Kes returns to Voyager – older, angry, and more powerful than ever. She literally tears through the ship. Using her abilities in combination with Voyager’s warp core, Kes travels back in time to Voyager’s first year in the Delta Quadrant. Her agenda is to kidnap her younger self and return her to the Ocampa, even if it means turning her former friends over to the Vidiians. The only one to suspect anything is Tuvok, who is experiencing intermittent visions and memories of the future.


 

– Spirit Folk (2000) … (written by)

A revisit to the holographic town of Fair Haven proves dangerous for Paris and Kim as members of the program begin to see Voyager crew members change elements of the program before their eyes. The members of the program fear the voyager crew and think of them as bad spirits set to kill the town of Fair Haven.


 

– One Small Step (1999) … (teleplay)

Voyager encounters a graviton ellipse, a phenomenon that emerges from subspace on rare occasions. The anomaly engulfed a manned vessel during a Mars mission in 2032 and Chakotay is determined to retrieve the debris from inside the ellipse. Chakotay, Paris and Seven take the Delta Flyer in, but when an asteroid strikes, Chakotay, obsessed with retrieving the module, disobeys Janeway’s order to leave. The collision renders the Flyer flightless as the ellipse prepares to return to subspace.


 

– Alice (1999) … (teleplay)

The crew discovers a space age junkyard near their course. Desperate for supplies Voyager finds an eager trader. After an exhaustive search of the ship and the junkyard a list of items developed for trade. Avid pilot Tom Paris notices a “race car” among the assemblage. Paris convinces Chakotay to acquire it to have an extra “away” ship. Paris begins cleaning and repairing and slowly becomes obsessed with this very unique space vessel.


 

– Barge of the Dead (1999) … (story) / (teleplay)

When her shuttle crosses paths with an ion storm, B’Elanna Torres is severely injured and slips into a coma. She envisions Klingons killing her crew mates and her, and then finds herself on the Barge of the Dead traveling to Gre’thor, the Klingon version of hell. Just before the dream ends her Mother appears on board with the rest of the damned souls. When she regains consciousness in sickbay she experiences a crisis of faith. Despite the support of the friends B’Elanna is convinced that her Mother is dead and suffering dishonor because her daughter never embraced her Klingon heritage.


 

– Relativity (1999) … (teleplay)

When Voyager is destroyed, Captain Braxton of the 29th Century Timeship Relativity contacts Seven of Nine to travel back in time and discover who planted the ‘temporal disruptor.’ However, she must do this without being discovered by the past Janeway.


 

– Juggernaut (1999) … (story) / (teleplay)

Voyager responds to a distress call of a heavily-damaged Malon freighter. Torres, Neelix, Chakotay, and the only 2 surviving Malon have 6 hours to stop a theta-radiation fallout which will destroy everything within a 3 light-year radius. The away-team must clear radiation section-by-section to reach the control room, and along the way they deal with unstable airlocks and the Vihaar, a Malon boogeyman who is more malicious than mythical.


 

– Course: Oblivion (1999) … (story) / (teleplay)

A slight respite seems to be in order but some mysterious force is affecting the very fabric of Voyager itself. To solve the mystery this crew must retrace their steps to see what went wrong.


 

– Dark Frontier: Part 1 (1999) … (story editor)

Members of the Voyager crew train on the holodeck for a raid on a Borg ship. Should they be successful, they will steal the Borg trans-warp coil in hopes of integrating the technology into Voyager’s systems. The Borg seem to be one step ahead when the Borg Queen communicates with Seven of Nine.


 

– Gravity (1999) … (story) / (teleplay)

A Voyager shuttle manned by Lt. Cmdr. Tuvok, Ensign Paris and The Doctor is pulled into a subspace gravity well and crashes on a Class “D” planet existing within it. With the shuttle too damaged to fly, the away team befriends Noss (guest star Lori Petty,) alien woman who crashed on the planet several seasons before them. As weeks pass, the survivors grow close. Noss learns English and teaches Tuvok and Paris how to survive the other aliens and hunt for food. Noss finds herself in love with Tuvok, and frustrated that he will not allow his emotions to love her back. Through a series of flashbacks, we see a young, rebellious Tuvok who was in love and fought against traditional Vulcan teachings. Back on Voyager, only hours have passed since the ship lost contact with the shuttle. Janeway and the crew must find a way to rescue their shipmates before a local alien ship closes the phenomenon permanently.


 

– Bride of Chaotica! (1999) … (story) / (teleplay)

During an episode of The Adventures of Captain Proton on the holodeck (a recurring Voyager homage to movie serial adventures), Ensign Tom Paris and Ens. Harry Kim are forced to leave the program running when spatial distortions trap the ship and disrupt their control over the computer. While the command staff of Voyager seek to discover a way to free the ship from the spatial distortions, extra-dimensional aliens who exist in a photonic state cross over from their own dimension through a distortion located in the holodeck. There, they are detected and attacked by Chaotica, who believes them to be from the fifth dimension, and whose holographic (photonic) weaponry – though harmless to humans – is deadly to the aliens.


 

– Drone (1998) … (story) / (teleplay)

Voyager is investigating the birth of a nebula. Unfortunately, after an away mission shuttle is caught in the blast, a transporter accident during the team evacuation causes the Doctor’s mobile emitter to be infected with Seven’s nanoprobes. The mobile emitter starts assimilating a science lab, and creates a new drone built upon the emitter’s twenty-ninth century technology.


 

– Living Witness (1998) … (teleplay)

When The Doctor’s back-up module is found, his program is brought on-line for the first time in seven hundred years. In the future, Kyrian Museum of Heritage teaches a history that writes Voyager as playing a detrimental role in beginning their Great War with the Vaskans. The Doctor is the only living witness and sets the record straight, but the new “facts” give way to old tensions from the formerly warring races and the museum curator and The Doctor find themselves amidst violence and destruction instead of the peace and understanding they hoped for.


 

– Retrospect (1998) … (teleplay)

Voyager’s Doctor helps Seven of Nine interpret repressed memories, leading to an accusation of assault against an alien arms dealer.


 

– Mortal Coil (1997) … (written by)

Neelix experiences a crisis of faith when, after being dead for nearly nineteen hours, Seven of Nine revives him using her Borg technology. On awakening, Neelix has no memory of experiencing the Talaxian afterlife and begins to doubt everything his culture believes about the post-thanatic experience and their spiritual place in the universe. His crisis is played out with the help of Chakotay’s vision quest.


 

– The Raven (1997) … (story) / (teleplay)

Janeway is trying to gain passage through a region of space owned by a cautious and xenophobic race of aliens. Negotiations are disrupted when Seven of Nine believes that she is being contacted by the Borg and forcefully leaves Voyager to rejoin the collective and heads into the alien territory.


 

Please note: episode synopsis are from http://www.wikipedia.com and http://www.IMDB.com and collated here for convenience.

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