"Meld" - When a crew member is murdered, Tuvok's investigation leads to another crewman, Ensin Suder, who finally admits he is the perpetrator. Vulcan instincts prohibit Tuvok from determining a logical motive for committing such a crime, so he sttempts to understand the violent impulses of a criminal by performing a mind-meld on Suder - with deadly results, on "Star Trek: Voyager" airing MONDAY, FEB. 5 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on UPN.
When Tuvok removes himself from duty, The Doctor must initiate treatment which removes Tuvok's emotional suppression abilities. Meanwhile, Chakotay puts Paris on report for running an illegal gambling operation and Neelix embraces his role as the ship's Morale Officer.
The episode's special guest star is Brad Dourif as Suder. Guest starring are Angela Dohrman as Ricky and Simon Billig as Hogan.
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.
The story is written by Michael Sussman and the teleplay is written by Michael Piller. The episode is directed by Cliff Bole.