[VOY] Season 2, Episode 10 (Netflix: S2 E10): Cold Fire
This episode does a decent job of making the Ocampa more interesting. You need an interest in the Ocampa and Kes to enjoy the episode though.
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They have an intro explaining that the events of Caretaker (the first episode) were 10 months ago
Tuvok gives Kes a mind meld to teach her how to control her abilities, so Tuvok has pretty much mind melded with everyone now.
The rock that was left over from the dead caretaker starts screaming
The rock is like a tracking device for the caretaker’s mate. If they find her they might find a way home! I totally believe that might happen!
There’s an Ocampan named Tanis. He explains how Voyager has gained a reputation in the region. I guess gossip travels faster than Voyager
Kes shows him her plants. Tanis explains how the Ocampa on the station live twice as long as the Ocampa on the home world, and they are much more powerful
Tennis uses his mind to contact the caretaker’s mate, Suspiria, and tell the viewers that he has bad intentions
Tanis shows Kes how to boil coffee with her mind
Kes wants to show Tuvok her new trick
She doesn’t quite have it down yet
She does scream a lot though
Then Tanis teaches her how to burn all her plants
They meet Suspiria. She’s really mad and thinks Voyager killed the caretaker
She starts hurting everyone so Janeway zaps her. Janeway releases her and Suspiria is impressed by her mercy, but she just takes off
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