[VOY] Season 4, Episode 22: Unforgettable
The dramatic potential of “Unforgettable” gets ground out of this episode by an over dependency on classic Trek plotting. Much of the episode is spent wondering if the alien character is telling the truth or not, not giving enough space for the emotional beats. For instance, her memory is erased near the very end of the episode, neglecting the new emotional territory that creates for a ‘twist’ ending. But hey, Virginia Madsen!
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Voyager rescues a lady, and she seems to know Chakotay, but Chakotay has never heard of her.
Her species has a pheromone that makes everyone else forget them. Their species has kind of just ran with the whole secrecy thing, and now they don’t even let their own people leave so there’s no chance word gets out about them.
Also, she says her and Chakotay were in love, and she came back for him.
People are chasing her!
They try to fall in love again.
But then a guy appears and erases HER memory.
The tables have turned! Chakotay tries to convince her that they were in love, but now she thinks she’d better go home.
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