Learning of the Suliban's persecution by the Tandarans, Archer enlists the aid of and his crew.
They would have to be clever about it or just ignore it, so that it wouldn't be a distraction, but add to the show.
Aboard Enterprise, T'Pol uses torpedoes to ward off the Tandaran defense-ships before clearing Tucker to launch in a shuttle-pod.
Captain and Ensign are detained by the Tandarans in a Suliban internment camp.
Stockwell noted that Colonel Grat had a handheld computing device that was a clear reference to the supercomputer Ziggy from.
He also refuses to allow Archer to contact Enterprise, but does so himself and apprises them of the current situation.