Enterprise dinner table. Mayweather, using chopsticks, is heralding his higher-ups with Unsolved Mysteries, but without Robert Stack's scary voice. "Ever heard of Judge Crater?" he asks. "'Crater'?" T'Pol repeats inquisitively. "Disappeared in the early twentieth century. How about Amelia Earhart?" Mayweather asks. "No," T'Pol tells him, forking up her rabbit food. "Nineteen-thirty-seven," Mayweather says, smugly. "Never found a trace of her. A lot of people spent years -- decades -- trying to figure out what happened to them. But neither of those mysteries holds a candle to Terra Nova, and we solved it!" "You" didn't do anything. You stood outside the cave in the first half, and then you hung around the pod in the second half. I seriously want to know why, if they are so into Earth "ancient" history, they haven't brought up the lost colony of Roanoke as a parallel mystery. Maybe because TPTB don't want to remind their audience that this episode is straight out of Derivative City? Trip says they did better than solve the mystery; they saved the Novans from extinction. "All these years, wondering about that colony. I never thought I'd become a part of their history," Mayweather oozes. Quantum looks at him thoughtfully and says, "Tell you what, Travis, why don't you put together the report for Starfleet? If I'm not mistaken it will be headline news back home." Mayweather looks ecstatic. What a way to get out of doing your homework, Captain. "'The Terra Nova Puzzle: Solved at Last, as told by Ensign Mayweather,'" Trip muses. "Thank you, sir!" Mayweather says joyfully. Quantum nods indulgently. I miss H.G. Wells.
Next week, the Blue Man Group accosts the crew of the Enterprise.