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James Worthy?Edit

Didn't Los Angeles Laker star James Worthy also play a cameo as a Klingon in this episode? The preceding unsigned comment was added by 4.243.57.181 (talk).

James Worthy does not appear in this episode, however, he is the Klingon Koral in the episode "Gambit, Part II". Jdvelasc 20:44, 17 January 2007 (UTC)
I think you are thinking of John Tesh. --Alan del Beccio 19:47, 30 January 2008 (UTC)

Forum:Ship in "The Icarus Factor"Edit

In "The Icarus Factor", 25 minutes into the episode, Captain Picard is in his ready room. He is looking at a LCARS display of what I believe is a ship. Is he looking at a ship, and is it Galaxy Class or something else?--Airtram3 12:22, 2 February 2007 (UTC)

It's just a lateral view of a Galaxy-class ship, presumably the USS Enterprise-D. --Jörg 13:08, 2 February 2007 (UTC)

Title?Edit

Why is it called "The Icarus Factor"? --64.12.117.6 15:34, 19 February 2009 (UTC)

According to Greek mythology, Icarus and his father, Daedalus, tried to escape their exile on Crete using wings made out of wax. Despite the warnings of his father, Icarus flew to close to the sun, causing his wings to melt, and he fell into the sea. He died because he did not heed his father's advise. This episode is called "The Icarus Factor" because of Riker's estranged relationship with his father. --From Andoria with Love 17:44, 1 March 2009 (UTC)

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