"Persistence of Vision" - As they ready for a first encoounter with the Bothan alien species, a strange psionic field causes the Voyager crew to succumb to a delusional state and their most deeply buried thoughts to surface. During the catatonic crew member's ordeal, characters in Janeway's holonovel program become real and her beloved Mark appears; Paris faces off with his disparaging father, the Admiral; T'Pel and Torres is seduced by Chakotay. The ship is effectively disabled and it's up to an unaffected Kes and The Doctor to block the mysterious field, on "Star Trek: Voyager" airing MONDAY, OCT. 30 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on UPN.
Starring Kate Mulgrew as Captain Janeway, Robert Beltran as Chakotay, Roxann Biggs-Dawson as B'Elanna Torres, Jennifer Lien as Kes, Robert Duncan McNeill as Lt. Tom Paris, Ethan Phillips as Neelix, Robert Picardo as The Doctor, Tim Russ as Tuvok, Garrett Wang as Harry Kim.
Guest starring are Michael Cumpsty as Lord Burleigh, Carolyn Seymour as Mrs. Templeton, Stan Ivar as Mark, Warren Munson as Admiral Paris, Lindsey Haun as Beatrice, Thomas Alexander Dekker as Henry, Patrick Kerr as the Bothan and Marva Hicks as J'Pel.
MTV's popular VJ Kennedy, a self-described "Trekker," portrays a non-descript crew member.
The episode was written by Jeri Taylor and directed by James L. Conway.