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The Price Edit

Anyone not realize the bad continuity from "The Price" (Season 3 STTNG) and this episode. Apparently in TNG the Barzan wormhole goes to the gamma quadrant. While in Voyager they find the two Ferengis in the delta quadrant where Voyager is stuck. Wierd!

No, the whole point of "The Price" was demonstrating that the end of the Barzan Wormhole outside the Alpha Quadrant was unstable. In fact, it eventually went to the Delta Quadrant in that episode:
DATA: "According to the Barzan probe, we should be in the Gamma Quadrant... but the readings clearly indicate we are nearly two hundred light years away. In sector three-five-five-six of the Delta Quadrant."
No bad continuity at all. This is the point when the Ferengi are with them, this is the location where they get left behind. The only oddity is how close this means Voyager got to the Gamma Quadrant, but that isn't so bad. --OuroborosCobra talk 19:07, 28 February 2008 (UTC)

Time Travel Edit

If the end in the Alpha Quadrant is stationary but the opposite end is moving, then the two ends of the wormhole are at different points in time. Quite simply, the Ferengi traveled back in time some number of years when they came to the Delta Quadrant. By the time Voyager found them, they would've been on that planet for much longer than seven years. This also means that if Voyager had been successful in their attempt to use the wormhole to reach the Alpha Quadrant, they would travel forward in time several years. Perhaps, then, the Temporal Prime Directive would prevent them from attempting to use the wormhole? The preceding unsigned comment was added by 71.74.23.73 (talk).

On what do you base your contention that the ends of the wormhole were at different points in time? Was that said in the episode?--31dot 01:05, August 3, 2011 (UTC)
I don't remember anything that stated anything about the wormhole's ends being at different points in time either. The only thing I can think is that at the end of "The Price", it appears as if the Delta Quadrant terminus does literally seem to "fly" - but even if it did, there's no reason why it should be limited by relativity theory to the speed of light. Jswitte (talk) 04:43, November 20, 2012 (UTC)


Goofs Edit

Sorry if this is too much of a newb question. Do you guys keep track of goofs? I watched this episode recently and spotted what looked like a boom mic entering the picture late in the episode above Kate Mulgrew. Todd0419 (talk) 05:33, December 18, 2012 (UTC)

We don't keep track of "goofs" or production errors per the nitpick policy, unless there is something documented and citeable about them, such as a statement from a Star Trek actor or crew member. The MA community made the decision that nitpicks or goofs were unencyclopedic and not something we wanted to keep track of. 31dot (talk) 12:03, December 18, 2012 (UTC)

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