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    "Acquisition"

    Episode summary: With the Enterprise adrift in space and the crew unconscious from a gas leak, a cargo freighter manned by a group of Ferengi scavengers docks alongside, and its Ferengi passengers attempt to loot the Enterprise of its goods and seize its females for slave trading. Tucker, the only one still conscious among the crew, revives Archer and T'Pol in an attempt to regain control of the ship.

    In 1987 Star Trek audiences were first introduced to the Ferengi race in the Next Generation episode "The Last Outpost". At that time the Ferengi were portrayed as a malicious enemy, and it was recorded as Starfleet's first contact with a race they knew almost nothing of. Here the Ferengi are seen more in tune with their later portrayals in Deep Space Nine as constantly bickering, comical fortune hunters driven by one goal: greed.

    The preview for this episode, filled me with a sense of dread, particularly in that this would be Starfleet's "first" encounter with the Ferengi and all the continuity questions that go along with it. But with the main interaction focused around the Ferengi, Archer, Tucker, and T'Pol, "Acquisition" allowed our new characters to shine.

    The humor of the episode revolves around the crew's attempts to keep the Ferengi at bay, at one point even resorting to a mock fight to lead the Ferengi to the "gold". All the while, Archer begins to reason like a Ferengi in order to turn the tables and regain control of the ship.

    We get to see some decent performances from veteran Trek guest stars Jeffrey Combs (who portrayed Brunt on Deep Space Nine), Voyager's Ethan Phillips (who portrayed the Ferengi scientist Dr. Farek on an episode of The Next Generation) and Clint Howard (Balok from the Original Series' "The Corbomite Manueuver" and brother to a certain actor and recent Oscar-winning director) as the Ferengi scavengers.

    With most of the crew unconscious the by-play is focused solely around Archer, Tucker, and T'Pol, the new triumverate beginning to develop nicely. And they say Vulcans don't have a sense of humor. Porthos' involvement in the episode was also priceless beyond gold-pressed latinum and I kept expecting him to find a fire hydrant in the Ferengi.

    The development of the Ferengi culture is historically in step with their later Trek appearances, particularly in the development of the Rules of Acquisition (only 173 at this point) and the use of the whip-like device from TNG, but there still remains the statement in "The Last Outpost" about Starfleet's first encounter with the species. "Acquisition" is certain to raise some debate in the Trek community over this comment and hopefully it will be addressed in a later episode.

    At times the humor is good to lighten the tone of the series from some of its recent heavy-handed episodes. But Berman and Braga can do better than this. "Acquisition" was a serviceable episode, not the worst, but not much more.

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