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-->'''Tuvok:''' A poor choice of words. [[BaitAndSwitch It was clearly an understatement.]]

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-->'''Tuvok:''' A poor choice of words. [[BaitAndSwitch [[BaitAndSwitchComment It was clearly an understatement.]]

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* OvercomeWithDesire: B'Elanna and Tom resolving years of UnresolvedSexualTension.


* AllThereInTheManual: According to supplemental material, the nameless aliens are called the Srivani. Also, the nameless RedShirt is Ensign Roberta Luke, and she is (or ''was'') an agent of [[NoSuchAgency Section 31]].

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* AllThereInTheManual: AllThereInTheManual:
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According to supplemental material, the nameless aliens are called the Srivani. Srivani.
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Also, the ExpandedUniverse identifies the nameless RedShirt is as Ensign Roberta Luke, and she is (or ''was'') an agent of [[NoSuchAgency Section 31]].



* ApologyGift: Tom replicates some FlowersOfRomance to apologize for missing their last planned make-out session.

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* ApologyGift: Tom replicates some FlowersOfRomance for B'Elanna to apologize for missing their last planned make-out session.



* BrosBeforeHoes: Averted; Harry Kim interrupts Tom's dinner with B'Elanna with a flimsy excuse, then casually mentions how good his home-cooked dinner smells... Tom shuts the door on him.

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* BrosBeforeHoes: Averted; Harry Kim interrupts Tom's dinner with B'Elanna with a flimsy excuse, then casually mentions how good his home-cooked dinner smells...smells. Tom shuts the door on him.



* DeadpanSnarker: Janeway is frustrated with all the fooling around on the ship, and tells Tuvok to straighten everyone up. His response?
-->'''TUVOK:''' Shall I [[ATasteOfTheLash flog them]] as well?

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* DeadpanSnarker: DeadpanSnarker:
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Janeway is frustrated with all the fooling around on the ship, and tells Tuvok to straighten everyone up. His response?
-->'''TUVOK:''' --->'''Tuvok:''' Shall I [[ATasteOfTheLash flog them]] as well?



* ForScience

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* ForScienceForScience: The aliens' stated motivation.



* GameOfChicken: Janeway flies ''Voyager'' through a pair of binary stars in the hopes of getting the aliens to cease their experiments before they get destroyed along with the ship. The aliens comply and leave ''Voyager'', though one of their ships doesn't make it.

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* GameOfChicken: Janeway flies ''Voyager'' through between a pair set of binary stars in the hopes of getting the aliens to cease their experiments before they get destroyed along with the ship. The aliens comply and leave ''Voyager'', though one of their ships doesn't make it.



* InterruptedIntimacy: Tuvok busts Tom and B'Elanna making out, while on duty, on an Engineering console! Some {{Fan fic}}s don't have to be written.

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* InterruptedIntimacy: Tuvok busts Tom and B'Elanna making out, while on duty, on an Engineering console! Some {{Fan fic}}s Fic}}s don't have to be written.



-->'''JANEWAY:''' It certainly is right now!

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-->'''JANEWAY:''' -->'''Janeway:''' It certainly is right now!



* MakingLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces: Tom beams to a Jeffries tube where B'Elanna is working so they can make out. Later they get so impatient they start doing it on a console on the upper deck of Engineering. And we know from a [[Recap/StarTrekVoyagerS5E21SomeoneToWatchOverMe later episode]] that they are both [[TheImmodestOrgasm quite noisy during these times]].

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* MakingLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces: Tom beams to a Jeffries tube where B'Elanna is working so they can make out. Later they get so impatient they start doing it on a console on the upper deck of Engineering. And we know from a [[Recap/StarTrekVoyagerS5E21SomeoneToWatchOverMe later episode]] that they are can both be [[TheImmodestOrgasm quite noisy noisy]] during [[RightThroughTheWall these times]].



'''Neelix:''' Well, whatever happens, I try to keep in mind that things could be worse. I still have my home here on ''Voyager''...my friends...\\

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'''Neelix:''' Well, whatever happens, I try to keep in mind that things could be worse. I still have my home here on ''Voyager''...''Voyager'', my friends...friends ...\\



'''Chakotay:''' Got you beat--I can barely walk now.
* MoralMyopia

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'''Chakotay:''' Got you beat--I beat -- I can barely walk now.
* MoralMyopiaMoralMyopia: The aliens, again.



-->'''Janeway:''' What I've been through for the last few days certainly hasn't felt benign.
-->'''Alzen:''' Please understand that there's a purpose to our actions. The data we gather from you may help us cure physical and psychological disorders that afflict millions. Isn't that worth some discomfort?

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-->'''Janeway:''' What I've been through for the last few days certainly hasn't felt benign."benign".
-->'''Alzen:''' Please understand that there's a purpose to our actions. The data we gather from you may help us cure physical and psychological disorders that afflict millions. [[WellIntentionedExtremist Isn't that worth some discomfort? discomfort?]]



* NeverTellMeTheOdds

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* NeverTellMeTheOddsNeverTellMeTheOdds: Janeway and Tuvok, when the captain takes the ship towards the binary stars.



* NiceJobFixingItVillain

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* NiceJobFixingItVillainNiceJobFixingItVillain: The aliens push Janeway until she takes a course of action to decisively get rid of them.



* PreAssKickingOneLiner: "Sorry, these lab rats are fighting back!" Well OK, it's actually "This ends right here."

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* PreAssKickingOneLiner: "Sorry, these lab rats are fighting back!" Well Well, OK, it's actually "This ends right here.now."



* RecycledPremise: [=TNG=] had a few "aliens doing experiments on the ship's crewman ForScience" episodes, such as [[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS6E5Schisms "Schisms"]] and [[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS2E2WhereSilenceHasLease "Where Silence Has Lease."]] This episode is more or less ''Voyager's'' take, but with a particular focus on BodyHorror.
* ResetButton: Everyone is cured once they've got rid of the aliens. Except for that nameless RedShirt of course.

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* RecycledPremise: [=TNG=] had a few "aliens doing experiments on the ship's crewman crew ForScience" episodes, such as [[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS6E5Schisms "Schisms"]] and [[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS2E2WhereSilenceHasLease "Where Silence Has Lease."]] Lease"]]. This episode is more or less ''Voyager's'' ''Voyager'''s take, but with a particular focus on BodyHorror.
* ResetButton: Everyone is cured once they've got gotten rid of the aliens. Except for that nameless RedShirt of course.



* SeeTheInvisible: The Doctor figures out there are invisible aliens on the ship and [[SeeThruSpecs modifies Seven's Borg eye implant to detect them]]. When she opens her eyes again, she can see the aliens. [[ParanoiaFuel Everywhere]]. And they're doing [[NightmareFuel horrible things]] to the crew...

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* SeeTheInvisible: The Doctor figures out there are invisible aliens on the ship and [[SeeThruSpecs modifies Seven's Borg eye implant to detect them]]. When she opens her eyes again, she can see the aliens. [[ParanoiaFuel Everywhere]]. And they're doing [[NightmareFuel horrible things]] to the crew...crew.



* {{Understatement}}: Tuvok says Janeway's SpaceshipSlingshotStunt is "a far more reckless course of action than I've come to expect from you." Afterwards...

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* {{Understatement}}: Tuvok says Janeway's SpaceshipSlingshotStunt is "a far more reckless course of action than I've come to expect from you." Afterwards...Afterwards:



-->'''Tuvok:''' A poor choice of words. It was clearly an understatement.

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-->'''Tuvok:''' A poor choice of words. [[BaitAndSwitch It was clearly an understatement.]]

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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: One of the key features of the scientific method is being able to repeat results, something that's hard to see as possible with 100 different experiments done on a crew of various races, most of which live tens of thousands of light years away.


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* CowTools: The alien medical devices are all the more menacing because it's hard to tell exactly what they're doing.


* LightmareFuel: Among all the MedicalHorror in this episode, there's a CrowningMomentOfFunny involving Janeway getting an extremely vigorous massage from the Doctor.

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* LightmareFuel: Among all the MedicalHorror in this episode, there's a CrowningMomentOfFunny moment involving Janeway getting an extremely vigorous massage from the Doctor.


** See also the entry for {{Understatement}}.



* HangoverSensitivity: Janeway is plagued by a headache and gripes, "Remind me to lower the volume on that door."

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* HangoverSensitivity: Janeway is door chimes while she's plagued by a headache headache, and she gripes, "Remind me to lower the volume on that door.""
* IllKillYou: The alien to Janeway, and her crew, when she won't stop flying into the binary pulsar. Since only Janeway's authorization can change the course that's locked in, Janeway tells her to go ahead!



* MeaningfulEcho: An InUniverse version when B'Elanna realises she's giving the same speech to Seven of Nine about following protocol that Captain Janeway once gave to her.

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* MeaningfulEcho: An InUniverse version when [[CharacterDevelopment B'Elanna realises she's giving the same speech to Seven of Nine about following protocol that Captain Janeway once gave to her.]]



* MiseryPoker: After Chakotay is prematurely aged and Neelix is turned into a Myleean (dialated pupils, fused spinal column) they sit on a biobed and try to one-up each other with complaints like a pair of grumpy old men.

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* MiseryPoker: After Chakotay is prematurely aged and Neelix is turned into a Myleean (dialated pupils, fused spinal column) they sit on a biobed and [[Funny/StarTrekVoyager try to one-up each other with complaints like a pair of grumpy old men. men.]]



* NoSympathy: The aliens don't really care about the crew's suffering because they believe their work is for the greater good.



* TooDumbToLive: I mean, who else would be stupid enough to make Captain Janeway crazier than she already is?

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* ThisMeansWar: Or as Janeway puts it, "This ends '''right now.'''"
* TooDumbToLive: I mean, who else would be stupid enough to make Captain Janeway crazier ''more'' pissed off than she already is?


* LightmareFuel: Among all the MedicalHorror in this episode, there's a CrowningMomentOfFunny involving Janeway getting an extremely vigorous massage from the Doctor.
-->'''EMH:''' You work ''absurdly'' long hours under constant ''stress'', eating on the run, without sufficient exercise or rest. Your body is ''crying'' out for mercy.
-->''(Works his elbow into Janeway's back, which gives a SickeningCrunch)''
-->'''JANEWAY:''' It certainly is right now!



* StrappedToAnOperatingTable: For all the MedicalHorror in this episode, there's also a CrowningMomentOfFunny involving Janeway getting an extremely vigorous massage from the Doctor.
-->'''EMH:''' You work ''absurdly'' long hours under constant ''stress'', eating on the run, without sufficient exercise or rest. Your body is ''crying'' out for mercy.
-->''(Works his elbow into Janeway's back, which gives a SickeningCrunch)''
-->'''JANEWAY:''' It certainly is right now!


-->'''Janeway:''' When this mutation crisis is over, I think I'll spend a few days in Renaissance Tuscany. There's a little inn outside Siena I've been wanting to try.
-->'''Tuvok:''' (sitting down next to her) I will join you for a glass of wine.

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-->'''Janeway:''' When this mutation crisis is over, I think I'll spend a few days in Renaissance Tuscany. There's a [[INeedAFreakingDrink little inn outside Siena I've been wanting to try.try]].
-->'''Tuvok:''' (sitting ''(sitting down next to her) her)'' I will join you for a glass of wine.


* AnachronismStew: When the Doctor replicates a Type IV micro-inducer into a bucket in the [=DiVinci=] program.

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* AnachronismStew: When the Doctor replicates a Type IV micro-inducer into a bucket in the [=DiVinci=] [=DaVinci=] program.

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* OhCrap: Seven, when she walks into Janeway's ready room and sees the above image.


* BullyingADragon: The aliens poke and prod a captain not know for her emotional stability. They soon discover how dumb that decision was.

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* BullyingADragon: The aliens poke and prod a captain not know known for her emotional stability. They soon discover how dumb that decision was.


* BullyingADragon

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* BullyingADragonBullyingADragon: The aliens poke and prod a captain not know for her emotional stability. They soon discover how dumb that decision was.


* RapidAging: Chakotay

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* RapidAging: ChakotayChakotay.
* RecycledPremise: [=TNG=] had a few "aliens doing experiments on the ship's crewman ForScience" episodes, such as [[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS6E5Schisms "Schisms"]] and [[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS2E2WhereSilenceHasLease "Where Silence Has Lease."]] This episode is more or less ''Voyager's'' take, but with a particular focus on BodyHorror.


'''Neelix:''' Oh, I'm...afraid that's me. I seem to be developing Mylean sweat glands.\\

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'''Neelix:''' Oh, I'm...I'm afraid that's me. I seem to be developing Mylean sweat glands. Sorry.\\



'''Neelix:''' Well, whatever happens, I try to remember things could always be worse. I still have my home here on ''Voyager''...my friends...\\

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'''Neelix:''' Well, whatever happens, I try to remember keep in mind that things could always be worse. I still have my home here on ''Voyager''...my friends...\\



'''Neelix:''' That's nothing. My spinal column is fusing together. In a couple of days, I won't even be able to walk.\\

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'''Neelix:''' That's nothing. My spinal column is fusing together. In a couple matter of days, I won't even be able to walk.\\


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[[caption-width-right:350:[[SeeTheInvisible NOPE.]] '''[[NightmareFuel NOPE.]] ''[[ParanoiaFuel NOPE.]]''''']]



-->'''Janeway:''' Our course is locked in. Only my authorisation can release it.

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-->'''Janeway:''' Our course is locked in. Only my authorisation authorization can release it.

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