Star Trek: Enterprise: Dear Doctor

Star Trek: Enterprise: Dear Doctor

  • Season 1
  • , Episode 13  | 
  • Aired: 12/8/1966
    • Length: 44:34
    • Plays: ???
Synopsis >

When the Valakians ask for help with a planet-wide plague, Phlox realizes that the problem is genetic: the species is doomed in 200 years unless the immunity of the Menk, a simbiotic people that peacefully share the planet, yields a clue. But Phlox's cure brings up the ethics of interfering in natural selection: the Valakians' extinction would allow the Menk to fulfill signs of further blossoming. A soul-searching Archer agrees with him: the Valakian species is prolonged but not cured, in order to avoid taking sides.

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