These were Amy Ulen, who had won the prize on KZOK-FM. Meanwhile, Enterprise attempts to destroy a key Sphere, despite deadly interference from the Sphere Builders. "Star Trek: Enterprise" Zero Hour (TV Episode 2004) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The window behind Daniels and Jonathan Archer in the signing ceremony scene is a reuse of the port used on the USS Enterprise-J in, The scene of Xindi-Reptilians eating live rodents is reminiscent (or a direct homage) to the alien visitors doing the same in the classic miniseries, This episode received an Emmy Award nomination for, During this and one other earlier episode, an animated display of the area of spacial anomalies is shown in red with dozens of shifting white outlines. | Add the first question. [5][6], The idea that Enterprise would be successful in its mission was planned from the start of the development of the year-long storyline. Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show. Sub-Commander T'Pol orders Enterprise to 'Sphere 41', in an attempt to destroy the entire sphere network. Soundtracks. Set in the 22nd century, the series follows the adventures of the first Starfleet starship, Enterprise, registration NX-01. [9], It was the third time that Nazis had appeared in the Star Trek franchise. Zero Hour [31] Jay Chattaway's music for the episode was released as part of the four disc Star Trek: Enterprise Collection on December 2, 2014, including the orchestral pieces "Sphere Builder On Board / Andorian Offensive / Sphere / Final Showdown" and "My Captain". Technical Specs, See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro, Sphere-Builder Woman [4] Because there was no ability to shoot scenes using a second unit during the production of a following episode, ten pages of script were shot on the final day of filming instead of the normal seven or eight. of our. Star Trek: The Next Generation - Full Series. Star Trek: Voyager - Full Series. [28], The first home media release of "Zero Hour" was as part of the season three DVD box set, released in the United States on September 27, 2005. [27], In 2019, Higgy Pop noted this episode as one of the time travel stories of the Star Trek franchise. [4] Production began on March 5 and was completed eight working days later. Then that didn't even feel like enough, so we decided to make them alien Nazis. Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series) Zero Hour (2004) Trivia. | This episode marks the final appearance of the Sphere-Builders as well as the Xindi (though a few stray Reptilians pop up in a nightmare Archer has in the fourth season's. | Only one ship is capable of catching up: the lightning-fast, but nearly powerless ship of Degra. While Archer and a team embark on a seemingly impossible mission, they get some unexpected help. What to Watch if You Miss the "Game of Thrones" Cast. "Zero Hour" is the twenty-fourth and final episode of the third season of the American science fiction television series Star Trek: Enterprise; the seventy-seventh episode overall. Air Date: May 26, 2004, © 2020 CBS Interactive. "[8] The twist was wrapped up at the start of season four with the two-part episode "Storm Front". [25] She praised the character development elsewhere in the episode, but kept returning to what she described as "EVIL ALIEN NAZIS". You must be a CBS All Access subscriber to enjoy this video. He said that the episode featured several science fiction clichés, such as having the Xindi weapon destroyed in Earth's orbit. Attribution It is revealed in this episode that the founding members of the United Federation of Planets are Humans, Vulcans, Andorians and Tellarites. Directed by Allan Kroeker. The episode was written by series co-creators Rick Berman and Brannon Braga and was directed by Allan Kroeker. [12], Allan Kroeker directed the episode. Arriving near Earth, Archer receives an unexpected transmission from Commander Shran, who engages and then destroys the Reptilian ship. Crazy Credits Was this review helpful to you? The patient is revealed as Archer. 28 of 35 people found this review helpful. The white lines were created by increasing the contrast of the image and using a "find edges" filter to automatically trace the areas of high contrast, Then the "clouds" were masked out. It first aired on May 26, 2004, on the UPN network within the United States. Showing all 15 items. A doctor summons some SS officers to examine the unfamiliar uniform of a burn patient who was recently brought in. Meanwhile, a team led by Captain Jonathan Archer has infiltrated the Xindi weapon while it is en route to Earth. The trivia items below may give away important plot points. Use the HTML below. Written by This was done using off-the-shelf AfterEffects motion graphics software which generated a gray-scale random cloud-like image via a "fractal noise" generator that was set to create an image that evolves over a set time. | Archer is suddenly pulled into the future by Temporal Agent Daniels, this time to the founding of the United Federation of Planets, but Archer is again uninterested. Company Credits This twist was further explained and resolved in the season four two-part opener "Storm Front". Write it! Title: [20], "Zero Hour" was first broadcast on May 26, 2004, on the UPN network within the United States. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Both the spheres and the weapon are destroyed, but Archer is lost, presumed dead. More Memory Beta, non-canon Star Trek Wiki. With Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock, Dominic Keating. Manny Coto, executive producer and show runner for the following season, explained that this was a mistake in the script. Use the form below to send us your comments. This FAQ is empty. Quotes Allan Kroeker | It was watched by 3.91 million viewers. He did clarify that the script for the final scene was delivered to his house in three envelopes, accompanied by a security guard with a dog. In this episode, Sub-Commander T'Pol leads the Enterprise on an attack on 'Sphere 41' in an attempt to destroy the sphere network within the Delphic Expanse. The final scene switches to a World War II German field-hospital. [3][10] In the episode, T'Pol states that "Zero Hour" takes place in 2152, a statement which contradicts other episodes. Meanwhile, the trans-dimensional Sphere Makers protect Sphere 41 with a strong anomaly first and a direct attack to Enterprise later. Memory Beta, non-canon Star Trek Wiki is a FANDOM Books Community. Archer kills him and the weapon is destroyed. Episode no. It first aired on May 26, 2004, on the UPN network within the United States. : Due to the intervention of the Sphere Builders, the coalition of Humans, Primates, Arboreals and Aquatics was unable to stop the weapon from being launched. [16] Bakula explained later during an online chat for the official Star Trek website that only one ending was ever filmed. [23], Michael Westmore, make-up supervisor on Enterprise, was nominated for Outstanding Makeup for a Series, Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Prosthetic) at the 2004 Emmy Awards for his work on "Zero Hour". EPISODE Share this: Facebook | Twitter | Permalink Hide options. [24], Michelle Erica Green, in her review for TrekNation, found the ending of the episode amusing, describing it as an "insane left hook of a cliffhanger". Surprised, T'Pol orders Tucker and Ensign Mayweather to fly a shuttlepod down to San Francisco, where they are suddenly attacked by what seem to be P-51s. [28] They note how Captain Archer is trying to save Earth from being destroyed in this episode, from an attack by the Sphere. Directed by: [16] UPN decided to renew the series, but moved it for season four to Friday nights, and so "Zero Hour" was the final episode of Enterprise to be broadcast on a Wednesday evening. Boehmer returned to reprise his role from "Zero Hour" during the two-part "Storm Front" in season four. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Arnoud Tiele (, The Enterprise under the command of T'Pol prepares to destroy Sphere 41 as promised to the Aquatics, while Archer, Reed, Hoshi and three volunteers travel in fast Degra's ship with Humanoids and Arboreals trying to reach the weapon that is protected by only one Reptilian vessel.