By Michael Stewart
Updated April 07, 2000 at 04:00 AM EDT

Like objects created by a Federation replicator that rearranges atoms into different shapes for consumption, Star Trek: Voyager possesses the flat, synthetic flavor that has, over the years, infused the entire Star Trek franchise. Though slickly produced, these episodes offer only slight variations on too-familiar themes, ranging from the mildly interesting (organ-stealing aliens in ”Phage”) to the blatantly uninspired (yet another misunderstood life-form in ”The Cloud”). C