Episode Title: "MELD"
Production Number: 833
Original Air Date: 02-05-96
Crewman Frank Darwin is found murdered in Engineering, and Lt. Tuvok traces the crime to Ensign Lon Suder, a Betazoid former member of the Maquis who is suffering from violent impulses. Tuvok initiates a Vulcan mind meld with Suder so he can understand his motive for the murder. After the meld, Tuvok begins suffering from violent thoughts and is confined to Sick Bay until he can control his emotions again. Suder is confined to his quarters until for the rest of the Voyager's trip.
Lt. Tom Paris is running a gambling operation in holodeck program Paris Three (Sandrine's French bistro) until Commander Chakotay puts him on report and conficates the gambling pot of crew replicator rations.
Factoid: Under Starfleet Directive 101, a criminal suspect does not have to answer any questions.
Factoid: The E.M.H. is programmed with the medical knowledge of every Federation world.
Guest Characters: *Crewman Frank Darwin dies, *Ensign Lon Suder, Ensign Hogan, [Ricky]
Alien Races: Betazoid
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