Blu-ray review 'Star Trek: Enterprise' — Complete Second Season

The Temporal Cold War echoes throughout “Star Trek: Enterprise” — Complete Second Season,” with deadly consequences near season's end.
by Matthew Price Published: October 11, 2013
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In the second season of the “Star Trek” prequel series “Enterprise,” the crew deals with the effects of increasing hostility toward humans. The season begins with Capt. Jonathan Archer (Scott Bakula) trapped in an altered 31st century after the events of the Season 1 cliffhanger.

This Temporal Cold War echoes throughout the season, with deadly consequences near season's end.

Another favorite episode from Season 2 is “Carbon Creek,” in which the Vulcans' secret first contact with Earth in the 1950s is explored.

For most episodes, the show is set more than 100 years before the adventures of James T. Kirk, as Earth takes its first adventures into the stars. But these humans are more rough-hewed and less diplomatic than later “Trek” officers would become.

Archer is joined by only two aliens: logical Vulcan science officer T'Pol (Jolene Blalock) and quirky ship's doctor Phlox (John Billingsley).

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by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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