Irish Setter

Mollie (Capt. Janeway’s dog) – Star Trek: Voyager

Can you guess the breed of dog that has made 3 appearances in Star Trek?

The Star Trek: Voyager series features a crew who gets lost in the delta quadrant (the other side of the galaxy) by an entity known as “The Keeper”.  The captain of the Voyager is Captain Katherine Janeway.   During the series Janeway makes several references to her dog, Mollie, who is an Irish Setter.  In the beginning of the series (first episode, “Caretaker”) she convinced her fiance (Mark Johnson) to watch over Mollie while she is very pregnant, while acting reluctant he agrees to her and even comments that he’s already moved her bed and toys to his place.

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