Tom Paris disregards orders by helping an aquatic world and is demoted to Ensign.
Air Date: 12/09/98
Director: Winrich Kolbe
Yet another example of fine acting by this stellar cast. Robert Duncan McNeill really and truly shines in this one. We get a glimpse of more depth to Tom Paris, and a hint at just how much he has matured serving with Janeway. How long until he regains Lieutenant status, I wonder?