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Why Star Trek: Voyager Was Forced To Change Captain Janeway's Name

Few fictional characters conjure up as strong a mental image with just a mention of their name as the captains of the beloved "Star Trek" universe. Every "Trek" captain conjures up these strong associations, but "Star Trek: Voyager" nearly ran into a problem with its captain's name. Kathryn Janeway almost had a different name: Elizabeth. Before the series was shot or the main role cast, the commander of the U.S.S. Voyager was initially called Elizabeth Janeway, but that plan ran into a snag.

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    A Legal Problem Forced Star Trek: Voyager To Change Captain Janeway's Name

    A Legal Problem Forced Star Trek: Voyager To Change Captain Janeway's Name

    Before the show began, “Star Trek: Voyager” had to change Captain Janeway's name. Here's why.

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