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This drastic change in appearance for Klingons was a bit of a running joke among fans during later series of Star Trek. The writers even acknowledged it during an episode of Deep Space Nine which sees Worf, among others, time-travel back into the original series episode The Trouble with Tribbles. When asked why those Klingons looked funny he curtly replies ...


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As someone who has the full Frasier on DVD, and has watched it through several times (currently on series 10 of about run 6), I can say : No, he doesn't mention it at any point As cde mentions in the comments, he also didn't notice the similarity when Patrick Stewart and Brent Spiner were in Frasier as well, so maybe a TOS purest (although he wanted Scott ...


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According to the Development section of the Wikipedia article for The Undiscovered Country: With the looming 25th anniversary of the original series in 1991, producer Harve Bennett revisited an idea Ralph Winter had for the fourth film: a prequel featuring young versions of Kirk and Spock at Starfleet Academy. The prequel was designed to be a way of ...


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From the actual movie script, not a secondary source: FADE IN: 1 EXT. DESERT - DAY 1 Shimmering waves of heat. A flat unforgiving landscape stretches to infinity. A storm of dust gathers on the horizon, small at first, increasing in size as ...


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Yes, DVD versions of shows can often differ--sometimes drastically--from the original broadcast version, as can syndicated broadcasts. Whether they'll include additional material or exclude original material all depends. Most often, material is cut simply for time on broadcast. In syndication runs, more ad revenue may need to be generated, so more time is ...


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You need to remember that the Enterprise has artificial gravity. Within the internal logic of the movie power might still be available to that even if it were disabled for some other ship systems. If I remember rightly, not everything on the ship was discombobulated by Khan's actions. But many systems were disrupted. If you accept this then you don't have ...


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If you Google "Spock Unicorn Dog", it seems that this image is from episode called "The Enemy Within" (Season 1 Episode 5). Scott assists in beaming a dog-like animal specimen from the planet, but he and the others are surprised when two identical creatures materialize - one completely docile and the other vicious. From IMDb's synopsis page: ...


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Remember that Star Trek takes place in the future and not everyone mentioned has existed. If you ever have questions, I strongly encourage you to check out Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wikia. From Memory Alpha Wikia (information from direct Star Trek canon): Lee Kuan was a noted Human historical political despot on Earth sometime between the mid-20th and ...


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All practical effects. The actor's skin was layered with blue latex paint. Dried Latex, unlike powdered or liquid based makeup will not smudge or run with sweat. Latex paint dries into a flexible rubber membrane (think balloon) that will follow the skin. This allows movement without the paint rubbing off. You have to pull or rub vigorously to get it off ...


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The main difference between Mudd-Androids and Soong-Androids is that Mudd-Androids were created by a long dead alien race in the Andromeda galaxy, while Soong-Androids were the first real human built, and seemingly sentient Androids. The Mudd-Androids were not really Sentient. Just like any other technology in Star Trek, humans were rarely the first to ...


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The original explanations were: They Always looked like that, the budget just didn't allow it. Don't pay attention to the man behind the curtain: Gene Roddenberry tried to explain the differences between The Motion Picture's Klingons and the original ones by saying that the original show had simply never had the budget and makeup technology to envision ...


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For a long time, it was acknowledged but rather explicitly 'not discussed with outsiders.' It was later addressed in Enterprise as the result of a widespread attempt at genetic engineering - the subjects took on human characteristics and were sent to serve on the front lines of the Klingon Defense Forces circa-TOS, ...


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Actually ships have ALWAYS been able to fire phasers at warp speed. Check out the original series episode "The Corbomite Maneuver", which is only the second one ever shown, and you see them firing phasers at warp speed. Same in "Elaan of Troyius", "The Ultimate Computer", and in the Deep Space Nine Episode "Treachery, Faith and the Great River", and Voyager ...


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Like you said, there's no indication in the film that Khan actually knew the Enterprise' warp core had malfunctioned. However, the dialogue during the scene in which Khan is first spoken to in the holding chamber, seems to show us why he could assume this: Khan: Why aren't we moving captain? An unexpected malfunction, perhaps in your warp core? ...


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TL;DR: He is digging for the thing you need the most in a desert: water. From the film's official novelization: A STORM GATHERED on the desert horizon. J'Onn paused in his work to stare beyond the wavering black bands of heat at the growing cloud of dust. Normally he would have headed back for the ramshackle shelter that served as home and ...


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Not to compete with the above answer by CGCampbell, but just to add some further information, Memory Alpha has the following to say on the matter: Khan's apparent recognition of Chekov and his remark "I never forget a face" are somewhat ironic, since Khan's appearance in TOS: "Space Seed" was in the first season and Chekov did not make his first ...



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