UPN - Voyager - (STV612)

"Blink of an Eye" - Voyager gets trapped above an energized planet that produces extreme time difference with fast-evolving society.

When Voyager becomes ensnared in the orbit of a strange, primitive planet - its energized core enables it to rapidly develop into a society with warp technology. So Janeway briefly transports The Doctor to the alien world, only to learn that the presence of Voyager has inspired invention among the society, which without warning, aims its own weapons at Voyager.

Starring Kate Mulgrew as Captain Janeway, Robert Beltran as Chakotay, Roxann Dawson as B'Elanna Torres, Robert Duncan McNeill as Tom Paris, Ethan Phillips as Neelix, Robert Picardo as The Doctor, Tim Russ as Tuvok, Jeri Ryan as Seven of Nine, Garrett Wang as Harry Kim.

Guest Starring Melik Malkasian as Shaman, Walter H. McCready as Tribal Alien, Obi Ndefo as Protector, Olaf Pooley as Cleric, Daniel Zacapa as Astronomer, Jon Cellini as Technician, Daniel Dae Kim as Pilot, Kat Sawyer-Young as Astronaut.

This episode was directed by Gabrielle Beaumont. The story was by Michael Taylor. The teleplay was by Scott Miller & Joe Menosky.

TV Guide online synopsis: Voyager is trapped in orbit around a primitive planet whose inhabitants are in the midst of a rapid technological evolution that inspires a plot to attack the ship.