A really half-baked episode. First of all, why would a hologram want/need to go to a the holodeck? Second, can Captain Janeway (or any Captain, for that matter) just accept that if other ships try and go through an uncharted section of space and just end up disabled for some reason, there’s a good chance it will happen again.

The B story and the A story don’t work well together here, and while I dig The Doctor as a character – and accept that he has a programmed personality either a) because Dr. Zimmerman was a trickster or b) because it was determined this would help Terrans identify with him – I do not accept that, like Data, he is “alive.” No. I don’t accept that.