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Was Star Trek VI the first production to mention the Alpha Quadrant? I can't find any mentions in TNG, but there are a lot of mentions of it in DS9 episodes - around forty-five if I remember what I counted. So did DS9 reintroduce the idea of the Alpha Quadrant? -- Tough Little Ship

No it was "The Price" that introduced the quadrant idea. I think... --Spock's Cousin 02:32, 1 April 2007 (UTC)
This article states that the Barzan Wormhole was stable. According to the TNG episode "The Price," only the Alpha Quadrant end of the wormhole was stable. This was revisited in the VOY episode "False Profits" when the Ferengi were able to escape back to the Alpha quadrant before the wormhole's position shifted. -- kbobsdaddy
They mentioned "quadrants" in TOS, but used number (some over 900) to identify them, and they mention a "Morgana" quadrant in the TNG episode "Where Silence has Lease," but the technical consultant had not yet fixed the quadrant, until "The Price"

Qo'noS Edit

While I see plenty of evidence here that at least some of the Klingon Empire is in the Alpha Quadrant, I'm not seeing as much that Qo'noS is. What exactly is the evidence that the planet itself is located there? I find it hard to pick out amongst the evidence of the empire as a whole. The distance from Earth doesn't mean much, as the boundary between quadrants is understood to run through the Sol System. Most of the other references I can see refer to the Empire as a whole. 31dot (talk) 16:07, March 6, 2013 (UTC)

In the portion cited (the BG), a graphic showing it in the Beta Quadrant was shown. Reference guides suggest Beta Quadrant. Dialogue suggests that Klingons are primarily an Alpha Quad race. But that doesn't mean that they don't straddle the "boundary". With the evidence as is currently, Qo'noS should not be listed there. -- sulfur (talk) 16:44, March 6, 2013 (UTC)
While Qo'noS has not been "directly" established to be in one quadrant or the other in canon, the border of the quadrants running through sol system has also not been confirmed in canon at any point. however klingons, the klingon empire and bat'leths are said to be in and from the alpha quadrant in every legible and possible canon reference. i would say that establishes qo'nos in the alpha quadrant too since it is where klingons and all the rest are from. --Pseudohuman (talk) 17:06, March 6, 2013 (UTC)
Again, I don't dispute that at least some of the Empire is in the AQ; but there is also evidence that at least some of it is in the BQ, so we don't know where Qo'noS is exactly. References to the Alpha Quadrant (such as Bat'leths) might just be generalizations given that some of the Empire is there. 31dot (talk) 02:26, March 7, 2013 (UTC)

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