Enterprise Season 4 Blu-ray: Full Details & Special Features Breakdown

Star Trek: Enterprise's release on Blu-ray continues apace this month with the third season debuting for fans in North America and the UK (watch our for our review coming soon). This just leaves the ever-popular fourth and final season, slated to appear on April 29th courtesy of CBS Home Entertainment.

Last month we brought you the thrilling and poignant trailer issued by CBS to promote Season 4, along with a host of full 1080p screencaps so you could gauge the quality of the native high definition picture. Now we can reveal the full disc-by-disc breakdown of the set thanks to this new press release from CBS Home Entertainment, along with information about the extensive array of new bonus material created exclusively for this Blu-ray release.

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THE FINAL EPISODES OF FAN-FAVORITE SERIES
STARRING SCOTT BAKULA DEBUT ON BLU-RAY

STAR TREK: ENTERPRISE

Exclusively Featuring Writing Staff Reunion And
Multi-Part Documentary With New Cast And Crew Interviews,
The Fourth Season Arrives In Spectacular High Definition April 29

Packed with hours of newly produced special features, relive the final adventures of Enterprise NX-01’s heroic crew in high definition when STAR TREK®: ENTERPRISE—SEASON FOUR on Blu-ray debuts April 29th from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution.

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A special highlight to the collection is "In Conversation: Writing Star Trek Enterprise," an exclusive, 90-minute writing staff reunion special. The compelling discussion includes series creator and executive producer Brannon Braga, along with Mike Sussman, André Bormanis, David Goodman, Chris Black, Phyllis Strong, and Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens, all detailing some of the series’ most fascinating behind-the-scenes stories.

Plus, fans will receive special insight on the creation of the final episodes of STAR TREK: ENTERPRISE with a newly produced, four-part documentary “Before Her Time: Decommissioning Enterprise,” which includes more in-depth interviews with the cast and crew.

Featuring all 22 episodes from the final season of the series, STAR TREK: ENTERPRISE stars Scott Bakula, Jolene Blalock, Connor Trinneer, Dominic Keating, Linda Park, Anthony Montgomery and John Billingsley, and follows the thrilling adventures of the first Earth-built vessel capable of breaking the Warp 5 barrier.

STAR TREK: ENTERPRISE – SEASON FOUR on Blu-ray will be available in 1080p with English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, German 5.1 Dolby Digital, French Stereo Surround and Japanese Stereo Surround. The discs also include English SDH, French, German, Japanese and Dutch subtitles. The Blu-ray is Not Rated in the U.S. and rated PG in Canada. It will be available for the suggested retail price of $130.00 U.S. and $150.00 Canada. The disc breakdown is as follows:

The disc breakdown is as follows:

Disc One:
Episodes

Special Features

  • Deleted Scene on “Storm Front” (SD)
  • Archival Mission Logs:
    • Enterprise Moments: Season Four (SD)

Disc Two:
Episodes

Special Features

  • Episode Commentary by Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens and Mike & Denise Okuda on “The Forge” – NEW!
  • Text Commentary by Mike & Denise Okuda on “The Forge” (2005)

Disc Three:
Episodes

Special Features

  • Episode Commentary by Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens and Mike & Denise Okuda on “Observer Effect” – NEW!

Disc Four:
Episodes

Special Features

  • Episode Commentary by Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens and David Livingston on “United” – NEW!
  • Deleted Scene on “The Aenar” (SD)

Disc Five:
Episodes

Special Features

  • Episode Commentary by Mike Sussman and Tim Gaskill on “In A Mirror, Darkly” (2005)
  • Episode Commentary by Mike Sussman and Tim Gaskill on “In A Mirror, Darkly, Part II” (2005)
  • Text Commentary by Mike & Denise Okuda on “In A Mirror, Darkly, Part II” (2005)
  • Episode Commentary by Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens, André Bormanis, Connor Trinneer and Dominic Keating on “Demons”– NEW!
  • Deleted Scene from “In A Mirror, Darkly, Part II” (SD)
  • Archival Mission Logs:
    • Inside the Mirror Episodes (SD)

Disc Six:
Episodes

Special Features

  • Episode Commentary by Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens, André Bormanis, Connor Trinneer and Dominic Keating on “Terra Prime”– NEW!
  • Episode Commentary by Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens and Tim Gaskill “Terra Prime” (2005)
  • Text Commentary by Mike & Denise Okuda “These Are The Voyages” (2005)
  • Before Her Time: Decommissioning Enterprise (HD) – NEW!
    • Part One: New Voices
    • Part Two: Memorable Voyages
    • Part Three: Final Approach
    • Part Four: End of an Era
  • In Conversation – Writing Star Trek: Enterprise (HD) – NEW!
  • Archival Mission Logs:
    • Visual Effects Magic (SD)
    • Links to the Legacy (SD)
    • Enterprise Secrets (SD)
    • That’s a Wrap! (SD)
    • Enterprise Goes to the Dogs (SD)
    • Westmore’s Aliens: Creating Dr. Phlox and Beyond (SD)
    • Outtakes (SD)
    • Photo Gallery (SD)
    • NX-01 File 10 (SD)

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Bonus feature maestros Roger Lay, Jr. and Robert Meyer Burnett have certainly pushed the envelope with the new content on offer with this set. The four-part documentary promises to bring the series of documentaries to a nice conclusion with a candid, sincere look at the show's premature cancellation and what could have been with Season 5.

Fans of the writers reunion included on Star Trek: The Next Generation's third season Blu-ray release will be thrilled to discover that a similar-styled feature has been recorded for Enterprise's final season. The gloves are off in Enterprise's writers reunion - especially as Brannon Braga turned up slightly late, allowing the other writers to let rip with a series of hilarious tongue-in-cheek insults!


Season 4 is set to be polished off nicely with a total of five new audio commentaries, on the popular episodes "The Forge", "Observer Effect", "United", "Demons" and "Terra Prime". All great selections, although half of me wanted to see a warts-and-all exposé of the horrible series finale "These Are The Voyages..." by way of a new Berman/Braga commentary. That said, Brannon has probably already given himself more than enough criticism across these sets to last a lifetime!

If you're ordering from the United States, you can lock in your pre-order for Star Trek: Enterprise's fourth and final season on Blu-ray now at Amazon using the links below. UK, German and other international pre-orders should follow soon, and we'll let you know as soon as they appear!

Pre-order Star Trek: Enterprise Season 4 Blu-ray today!




Pre-order the Enterprise Blu-ray Collection today!

  • Sykes

    I’m looking forward to watching all 21 episodes of season 4. ;)

    • trekcore

      Ha! See what you did there ;-)

    • ShaunKL

      *Applause*

  • mjdavid

    I’m thrilled they’re going to discuss what could have been in Season Five. Enough time has passed so it’s not really a slap in the face to fans. I’m also happy this will be a four-part documentary. It makes me wonder if TNG’s Seventh Season will get an extra doc. For me the fourth season of ENT was enjoyable from start to finish, easily the series’ best season with Season Three a close second.

    Great reporting on the breakdown of special features TrekCore! As always you’ve outdone yourself.

    • Allen Williams

      Being told that Archer was going to be future guy didn’t sit right with me. It doesn’t work or make sense. I thought it was going to be Odo or a Romulan. But Archer should be dead by that time period anyway.

      • mjdavid

        Agreed … that particular quirk doesn’t sit well with me either. However, delving more into the mirror universe, the beginnings of the Earth/Romulan war, figuring out T’Pol was 1/2 Romulan without really introducing the crew to the Romulans, a possible origin story for the Borg queen, and more Shran … these are all things that (if done correctly) would have been REALLY awesome.

        • Mike C.

          Love the Borg Queen origin concept. Love T’Pol possibility, although I thought she and the Vulcan Ambassador had an uncanny resemblance.
          Hate Archer as future guy, too. Always thought it should be someone from the other shows — except Neelix. Perhaps Wesley Crusher, since he has that special power deal.

    • trekcore

      Thanks for the great feedback, mjdavid! Always nice to hear

  • Jamie

    The pre-order has been on Amazon UK for over a month, at £50 they won’t be selling many if any sets which is a shame as the low sales will be due to price not quality of the show.
    The price for the ENT BluRay sets should be at most £30 given that no re-mastering was needed, CBS are trying to shaft the fans.

    When the price is more reasonable I will buy but given I have the DVDs I’m not inclined to contribute to a CBS executive’s no doubt already huge salary.

    • Mike C.

      I was disappointed that the live action shots of S1-3 were soft/underwhelming. Those could have benefited from… something. Season 4′s shots look amazing — can’t wait.

    • Andrew v

      £39 on Play.com

      • Jamie

        Thanks for letting me know, but Play.com are useless I’ve had bad experiences with them recently, it’s Amazon only for me as their customer service is second to none.
        Also £40 is still a bit above what I’m willing to pay.

        Thanks though.

  • Csere Mihaly

    Too bad the three part and two part episodes don’t come as cut together as big movies …

  • pittrek

    I still think the cover is HORRIBLE but anyway, I’m REALLY looking forward to get this in my hands! I can’t wait till I can watch the new documentary, I absolutely LOVE everything Lay & Burnett brought to these releases, both TNG and ENT.

    • Platitude

      Cover is better than 3 IMO

  • hypnotoad72

    4 episodes per disc? TNG-Blu has 5 episodes per disc and would have looked a bit better if it had 4 per disc (less compression per disc)…

    • Brian Roskamp

      Agreed, but TNG also have 26 episodes per season. The difference in Bluray cases between a 6 and 7 disk set is more than double the width (compare TOS S1 and S2 with S3), since TNG is already such a vast improvement on what we previously had AND the fact that I’ve never noticed any compression issues with TNG, I’ll take the uniform case sizes.

    • archer9234

      There is no reduced compression. ENT S3 just left about 20gb of space wasted per disc. So the 4 eps are encoded at the same bitrate. They just added a extra disc for no reason. No other master audio track besides eng. And no Stereo track either.

  • Lords of Kobol Book

    No Manny Coto involvement?

    That’s a shame. He’s been my hero for bringing this show in season four back to where it should have been going since season one.

    • Brian Roskamp

      He wasn’t in the round table due to an unforeseen emergency on 24 that called him away from being able to do the round table at the last minute. My guess is that he’ll likely be in the other features though.

    • mjdavid

      He is interviewed for Season Three, so I can’t imagine they didn’t ask him about Season Four and a potential Season Five during that interview. He’s not in the roundtable, but that doesn’t mean they didn’t talk to him about Season Four.

    • trekcore

      Regarding Manny. Yes, he will be part of the documentaries from Season 4. His interview in the CBS theater was used in Season 3 and there’s plenty of it to be cut up and used in Season 4.

  • mjdavid

    Does anyone know why the episode count was cut after Season Two? The first two seasons received 26 episodes like all other Star Trek seasons (excluding the first seasons of DS9 and VOY, of course). I suppose Season Four was cut down to 22 due to ratings and to save on costs, but Season Three was cut to 24 episodes. Perhaps it was to make it more in-line with other network shows?

    • Brian Roskamp

      Scott Bakula discusses this on one of the bluray sets (I believe season 2?), 26 episodes per season is on the very high end, especially for an hour long drama, and he stated that the cast, crew, writers and everyone were exhausted and it brought down the quality of the production.

      • mjdavid

        Hmmm I must’ve missed that part. I’ll have to go back and rewatch it, makes me wonder what else I missed. Thanks for the head’s up.

  • Christopher Roberts

    Can’t wait to complete my Blu ray ENT upgrade.