Disc No :
First Aired :
10 May 2000
Admiral Hayes claims that as Voyager gets closer to Earth their conversations will become more frequent. Why is this? The communication depends on the cycle of a pulsar - is this thing speeding up or something?
Great Moment :
The moment when you find out that Haley is a hologram.
Body Count :
Robert Picardo, who plays the EMH and Zimmerman, helped to write this story.
Voyager's latest contact with Starfleet brings some disturbing news for the EMH - his designer is dying of a mysterious disease. Desperate to save the man he regards as his father, the EMH is transmitted back home. Unfortunately, his search for a cure is complicated by some unexpected news regarding the fate of his fellow Mark 1 EMH's and by the grumpy attitude of his patient.