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that in " ", United T'Pol cites the Vulcan proverb, "One man can summon the future," while in " ", Mirror, Mirror Spock pointedly states that in the mirror universe "One man ?
cannot summon the future"
that the wormhole, which had yet to be discovered, does not appear in the opening credits of the DS9 pilot " "?
that in the pre-production stages of , the writers worked on the idea of a Star Trek: Deep Space Nine starbase on the surface of Bajor before deciding to set the series aboard a space station?
that out of 276 Star Trek appearances, Michael Dorn's only appearance without prosthetic make-up was in the DS9 episode " "?
Far Beyond the Stars
that the USS visited the Enterprise galactic barrier once per season throughout the three-year run of ?
Star Trek: The Original Series
that Brent Spiner appears in all but one episode of ? His only Star Trek: The Next Generation non-appearance is the episode " ".
that the brig of the was first seen in the Enterprise NX-01 third season episode " "?
that " " features a mathematical error when it is stated that the ship's auditory sensors can amplify the sounds on board by "one to the fourth power", as 1*1*1*1=1, meaning that the sounds wouldn't actually be amplified at all?
that Brannon Braga created and produced a show called that premiered in Threshold 2005, which ironically had the same title as " ", an episode authored by Braga that he calls the worst he ever wrote and which is considered by many, including staff members of Threshold Paramount Pictures, to be apocryphal?
that Commodore Stone, commander of Starbase 11 who had at one time captained a starship, was the highest ranking Human character of African descent ever seen in the original series?
that the movie begins with a quote from Kill Bill ? The opening frames read Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan "Revenge is a dish best served cold", which the film attributes to an "old Klingon proverb."
that the episode " " was originally about a looming Deja Q Klingon- Federation war that was caused by Q, who had "faked" his loss of powers, only to later come in to become the hero?
that both Patrick Stewart and Avery Brooks directed the penultimate episodes, " " and " Preemptive Strike " respectively, of their respective series?
The Dogs of War
that both and Star Trek: The Motion Picture set records for box office earnings at their time of release?
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
that " " is the 700th hour-long live-action In a Mirror, Darkly Trek production?
that in the script for " ", the two Broken Bow Teneebian moons were originally to be two Andorian moons, but were changed because the writers wanted to introduce the Andorians over the course of the series?
that there have been dozens of references, including quotes, episode titles, and storylines, to the work of William Shakespeare throughout the series and Star Trek films?
that Patrick Stewart directed five TNG episodes, and four of which starred Brent Spiner as the main protagonist?
that 1994's " " was the first episode of Genesis Star Trek to be directed by a female cast member?The episode was directed by Gates McFadden; the next episode would be Roxann Dawson's " ".
that the Ferengi were originally created for to be the main antagonist to the The Next Generation Federation, replacing the Klingons from , but were perceived to be so nonthreatening that eventually the The Original Series Borg were devised, and would play the villain role with much greater success?
that " " attracted 13.1 million viewers for its premiere, which was the third highest rated episode of Yesterday's Enterprise ?
The Next Generation
that since the filming of , Star Trek Generations Brannon Braga has admitted that, if he did it over again, Kirk wouldn't have died?
that the TNG episode " " was filmed Unification II before " "?
that a second live action franchise after Star Trek called Star Trek: The Original Series was already planned in the late Star Trek: Phase II seventies, but then commuted to ?
Star Trek: The Motion Picture
that LeVar Burton has directed episodes in all four modern Trek series?
that stood on the brink of cancellation after its Star Trek: Enterprise third season, but was granted to proceed after UPN renegotiated the fee it paid Paramount Pictures for the series?
that the teaser trailer for contains very little actual footage from the film? To launch the promotion on time, it needed to be released long before the film was completed. The score from several Star Trek: First Contact Trek films was used, mainly , along with footage from Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country TNG and DS9 episodes. Curiously, even the USS appears in the trailer, in what appears to be an altered scene of the Voyager USS attacking the Enterprise-D Borg cube from " ".
The Best of Both Worlds
that Majel Barrett Roddenberry shares a story-writing credit for 's " Star Trek: Deep Space Nine ", aside from also guest-starring in the episode?
that Commander Williams, Admiral Leonard, and Admiral Forrest in 's " Enterprise " were named for Broken Bow William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, and DeForest Kelley? Admiral Forrest ended up becoming a recurring character.
that the logo of the Breen Confederacy was only on screen in one episode, " "?
The Dogs of War
that " " was the episode where the friendship between The Storyteller Julian Bashir and Miles O'Brien began?
that Benjamin Sisko's favorite baseball player, Buck Bokai, was only seen in " ", and gave Ben his If Wishes Were Horses baseball?
that Worf and Tom Paris have both been married to two other regular characters, first in a different timeline, and then in the prime one? Worf was married to Deanna Troi in " ", and married Parallels Jadzia Dax in " ". Paris was married to You Are Cordially Invited Kes in " ", and married Before and After B'Elanna Torres in " ".
that was the only Star Trek: Enterprise series to complete its run without a change in the regular cast?
that a special screening of was held for Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Gene Roddenberry just three days before his death on 24 October 1991?
that the only verbal reference to a bathroom on the USS is that of the "Head programmers restroom" made in the episode " Enterprise-D ".
that the first chronological mention of the Tellarites took place in the Enterprise episode " "?
that in the episode " ", The Omega Directive Seven of Nine incorrectly says the stardate is 15781.3, instead of 51781.3?
that if you were to watch the first season of in the Star Trek: The Next Generation stardate order, instead of the release order, Natasha Yar would appear in several episodes after her character had already died?
that a photograph of a young Tom Paris seen on his father Admiral Owen Paris's desk at Starfleet Command in " " was actually was a still shot from " Pathfinder " of The First Duty Nicholas Locarno, also played by Robert Duncan McNeill? Interestingly, Tom Paris' character was initially modeled after the Locarno character.
that 's " Star Trek: Enterprise " is the 700th hour-long episode of In a Mirror, Darkly Star Trek? In this count, Paramount Pictures did not include the 22 episodes of or the ten feature-length Star Trek: The Animated Series motion pictures.
that " " and " Miri " were the first remastered episodes of Balance of Terror ?
The Original Series
finale " The Original Series " aired on Turnabout Intruder 3 June 1969 which is almost two and a half months after the previous episode " " aired on All Our Yesterdays 14 March 1969.
that the title of the episode " " translated from binary to decimal is 201?
that all of the premiered on a Friday, except for Star Trek films which premiered on a Wednesday?
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
that the only Star Trek film without a stardate is ?
Star Trek: Insurrection
that ten days after filming wrapped for " " All Good Things... Paramount started filming ?
Star Trek Generations
the series with the least number of recorded stardates is with 117 out of 176 episodes being undated?
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
that in 1974, won an Emmy Award for Best Children's Program in the 1973-1974 television season?
Star Trek: The Animated Series
that the premiere, " Star Trek: The Next Generation ", was the final television appearance of Encounter at Farpoint DeForest Kelley before his death on 11 June 1999?
that unbeknownst to the rest of the production staff, Hal Sutherland, the director of , was colorblind? To him, pink was indistinguishable from light gray, therefore many images that were meant to be gray were unintentionally colored pink.
Star Trek: The Animated Series
that the USS visited Enterprise-D Deep Space 9 at least twice? The ship visited the station in " " and " Emissary ".
Birthright, Part I
that the planet Archer IV, named in honor of Captain Jonathan Archer, was mentioned in the TNG episode " " eleven years before Yesterday's Enterprise aired?
Star Trek: Enterprise
that the first interracial kiss between a Caucasian and an African- American on American network TV was between William Shatner and Nichelle Nichols in the 1968 episode " Star Trek: The Original Series "?
that Michelle Forbes was approached to reprise her character of Ro Laren on but declined, so Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Nana Visitor's role of Kira Nerys was scripted as a replacement?
that Robert Picardo, Ethan Phillips, Dwight Schultz, and Alice Krige all appeared together in both and the Star Trek: First Contact series finale " Star Trek: Voyager "? Phillips played two completely different characters, the Endgame nightclub and maitre d' Neelix, but Picardo played EMHs both times, Krige played a Borg Queen both times, and Schultz played Reginald Barclay in both appearances.
the final season of was shot almost exclusively on Sony 900 digital cameras, thus making it the first Star Trek: Enterprise Trek series to be photographed on digital video instead of film. The only scene in the entire season that wasn't shot on digital video was the teaser of " ", which was shot on 35mm film to better intercut with stock footage from the In a Mirror, Darkly 1996 movie .
Star Trek: First Contact
that the original version of the script for " " did not feature Conspiracy alien parasites? The 'conspiracy' in question was simply a military coup within Starfleet, but Gene Roddenberry vehemently opposed such an idea, since he believed Starfleet would never stoop to such methods; thus the alien angle was introduced at his insistence.
that in episodes " The Original Series " and " Tomorrow is Yesterday " the Return to Tomorrow Apollo moon landing is referred to/predicted, down to the approximate date? Both episodes aired more than a year before it happened.
that Patrick Stewart and Brent Spiner were the only regular cast members in to have their own Star Trek Generations and Deep Space Nine -style Voyager uniforms made for the film? Jonathan Frakes had to borrow Avery Brooks' uniform and LeVar Burton had to borrow Colm Meaney's uniform; neither of which fit the actors very well.
that for " ", the producers made a list of recurring characters they could kill off, finally deciding on Friendship One Joe Carey? Other possibilities that were heavily considered included Vorik and Samantha Wildman.
that for " ", If Wishes Were Horses Rumpelstiltskin was originally written as a leprechaun, but was changed when Colm Meaney objected, claiming that this was an offensive stereotype against Irish people?
that while Morn's headpiece's mouth was designed to be able to move and talk, and every time it was applied to the actor it was capable of doing so, he never spoke a single word throughout the entire run of ?
Deep Space Nine
that the year in which the first season of takes place wasn't mentioned until " The Next Generation "? Using other references to time measurements, such as how old Dr. The Neutral Zone McCoy was in " ", fans were able to determine the years of Encounter at Farpoint and The Original Series films.
that Mr. Kyle first appeared with facial hair in " "? For his reappearance in Beyond the Farthest Star , he also had a full beard.
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan