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"Mortal Coil" was the 80th episode of Star Trek: Voyager, the 12th episode of the show's fourth season, first aired on 17 December 1997. The episode was written by Bryan Fuller and directed by Allan Kroeker.


Neelix dies.

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Captain's log, stardate 51449.2.
After receiving a distress call from Commander Chakotay, we've sent a beacon into the nebula and we're in the process of tracking down the away team.



AlixiaChakotayThe DoctorKathryn JanewayHarry KimNeelixTom ParisSeven of NineB'Elanna TorresTuvokSamantha WildmanNaomi Wildman

Starships and vehicles

USS Voyager (Intrepid-class)


the galaxy's Delta Quadrant

Mythological locations

HeavenGreat Forest

Races and cultures

Referenced only
KazonSpecies 149

States and organizations

Borg CollectiveFederationStarfleet

Technology and weapons


Materials and substances


Ranks and titles

ambassadorcaptainchief engineerchief medical officercommanding officercommandercommanding officercookdoctorengineerensignFederation Starfleet ranksFederation Starfleet ranks (2360s-2370s)first officerflight controllerlieutenantlieutenant commanderlieutenant junior grademedical practitionermorale officerofficeroperations managersecond officersecurity chieftactical officer

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2374 (2370s chronology, Voyager's journey)
Neelix's death.



published order
Previous episode:
Concerning Flight
Voyager episode produced Next episode:
Message in a Bottle
Previous episode:
Concerning Flight
Voyager episode aired Next episode:
Waking Moments
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Concerning Flight
Pocket Next Adventure:
The Magnificent Ferengi

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