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For the ensign in security, please see Murphy (security).

Ensign Murphy was a Starfleet science division officer serving aboard USS Voyager under Captain Kathryn Janeway. Murphy was stranded in the Delta Quadrant when Voyager was forcibly brought there by the Caretaker in 2371.

That year, B'Elanna Torres and Seska discussed how Murphy had once dated one of the Delaney sisters (Megan and Jenny) before Tom Paris and Harry Kim "made their move", after he passed both in the mess hall. (VOY: "Prime Factors")

He also visited the mess hall and took something to drink from the replicator when Chakotay and Kenneth Dalby had a dispute, ending with Chakotay punching him on the jaw, leading to Dalby falling to the ground, and later when the Maquis crewmembers had their run through the mess hall. He remained in the mess hall and was present when Neelix and Tuvok talk about Tuvok's flexibility. (VOY: "Learning Curve")

Murphy was in the mess hall when a few crewmembers chatted with the 37's and was talking with a fellow crewmember himself in front of the replicator. (VOY: "The 37's")

He visited the mess hall when Kes discovered a spawn beetle in salad she brought from the airponics bay. While in the mess hall he had a talk with a command ensign. (VOY: "Elogium")

According to the call sheets, Beebe was scheduled to appear in mess hall scenes for the episode "Parturition" but was replaced by Richard Sarstedt.

In 2372, Murphy attended the memorial service for Crewman Kurt Bendera. (VOY: "Alliances")

He was among the crewmembers in the mess hall who were surprised by Quinn's appearance. (VOY: "Death Wish")

He joined a fellow crewmember in the mess hall and was irritated when Chakotay and Paris had a dispute. (VOY: "Lifesigns")

He passed Neelix and Harry Kim in a corridor on their way to the next turbolift. (VOY: "Investigations")

Murphy visited the mess hall again shortly after the transporter accident which created Tuvix. (VOY: "Tuvix")

Murphy was in the mess hall when the captain says goodbye to the crew. He was also on the bridge when Tuvok decided to seek help from the Vidiians. (VOY: "Resolutions")

He was a member of the group together with Michael Parsons, and the rest of all crew, when they were abandoned on Hanon IV. (VOY: "Basics, Part I", "Basics, Part II")

In 2373, he passed Chakotay and Tuvok on their way to main engineering while Voyager explored a class 17 nebula. (VOY: "Flashback")

Murphy attended the banquet for the Enarans held in the mess hall aboard Voyager and witnessed B'Elanna Torres' accusations against the crimes of the Enarans. (VOY: "Remember")

He visited the Paxau Resort holoprogram where he had a drink and talked to fellow officers while Tom Paris and Harry Kim talked about a possibility to convince Captain Janeway to held the briefings on the holodeck. (VOY: "The Q and the Grey")

He was one of the crewmembers who transported equipment through a corridor when the crew prepared to enter Borg space. (VOY: "Scorpion")

Ensign Murphy was played by regular background actor Michael Beebe who received no credit for his appearances.