"Heroes and Demons" was the 12th episode of Star Trek: Voyager in the show's first season, first aired on 24 April 1995. The episode was written by Naren Shankar and directed by Les Landau.

Summary[edit | edit source]

The Doctor finds love - and a temporary name - when he must venture into the a holodeck program of the ancient tale of Beowulf, in which several crewmembers have seemingly disappeared without a trace.

Log entries[edit | edit source]

Captain's log, stardate 48693.2 
We've altered course to investigate some unusually intense photonic activity in a nearby protostar. Lieutenant Torres and I are beaming aboard samples for further analysis.
Captain's log, stardate 48710.5 
Since the return of our missing crewman, we've been unable to locate any further traces of the photonic aliens.

References[edit | edit source]

Characters[edit | edit source]

AyalaChakotayThe DoctorFreyaGrendel (photonic being)HrothgarKathryn JanewayKesHarry KimWilliam McKenzineSusan NicolettiTom ParisB'Elanna TorresTuvokUnferth
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Starships and vehicles[edit | edit source]

USS Voyager (Intrepid-class cruiser)

Locations[edit | edit source]

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Shipboard areas[edit | edit source]

USS Voyager 

Races and cultures[edit | edit source]

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Science and classification[edit | edit source]


Technology and weapons[edit | edit source]

combadgehologramholographic emittersensorsspacecraftstarshiptransportertricorderviewscreensword

Materials and substances[edit | edit source]


Lifeforms[edit | edit source]

endoplasmic virusamanita muscariamushroom

States and organizations[edit | edit source]


Ranks and titles[edit | edit source]

captainchief engineerchief medical officercommanding officerdoctorengineerensignFederation Starfleet ranksFederation Starfleet ranks (2360s-2370s)first officerlieutenantlieutenant commanderlieutenant junior gradeflight controllermedical practitioneroperations managerofficersecond officersecurity chieftactical officerweapons officer

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Chronology[edit | edit source]

thousands of years ago 
Beowulf is written. (prior to episode)
stardate 48693.2, 2371 (2370s chronology, Voyager's journey
Voyager travels the Delta Quadrant.

Appendices[edit | edit source]

Related stories[edit | edit source]

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Timeline[edit | edit source]

published order
Previous episode:
State of Flux
Voyager episode produced Next episode:
Previous episode:
State of Flux
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chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Through the Looking Glass
Pocket Next Adventure:
Improbable Cause
Previous Adventure:
Journey of the USS Voyager Next Adventure:

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