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Why didn't Theodore Bikel appear again as Worf's foster father?

In the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Family", actor Theodore Bikel appeared as Worf's foster father, and actress Georgia Brown appeared as Worf's foster mother. Later in the series, in the ...
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What was the ship under construction initially called?

In Star Trek Beyond, there was a ship under construction on the massive moon space station Yorktown. This ship is rechristened as the USS Enterprise-A (NCC-1701-A) after the USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) ...
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Is there a time in Star Trek where "bypass the plasma/EPS" relays failed and caused damage to the ship?

I watched this video today by Cathode Ray Dude who made an analogy to real life battle shorts to the fictional plasma/EPS relays that are frequently "bypassed" in the Star Trek TV series as ...
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Why did "Star Trek: The Next Generation" become more militaristic in later seasons?

I always wondered why Star Trek: The Next Generation took a formula of being militaristic (and the scores got more militaristic too) in later seasons? I'm thinking "Best of Both Worlds" and "The ...
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Why was Roberto "Bob" Orci fired from "Star Trek Beyond"?

Roberto Bob Orci is an execute producer and writer, whom previously co-wrote with Alexander Kurtzman for their K/O Paper Products Production Company and often collaborated with JJ Abrams/Bad Robot ...
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What was the prop the sample Spock shatters with a squeeze made of?

In the Star Trek original series episode "Balance of Terror", there is a briefing room scene. In the scene, Spock holds up a sample of recovered debris. Spock's in-universe description calls it: ...
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Distance between Yorktown and the unexplored planet

In Star Trek Beyond, the crew of the USS Enterprise are asked to carry out a search and rescue mission on an unexplored planet relatively close to the space station "Yorktown". Given that the ...
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How do they keep docking in "Star Trek: Enterprise"?

I am re-watching Enterprise. Among all the weird history/lore stuff, one thing continues to bother me to no end. How in the world, does the Enterprise constantly dock with darn near every ship out ...
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Is this sequence in "Star Trek" (2009) a reference to a Hoth sequence from "The Empire Strikes Back"?

In the Kelvenverse timeline, which begins in Star Trek (2009), there is a sequence where alter-Spock attempts to rid himself and the Enterprise crew of alter-James T. Kirk, after getting off to a ...
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Did Klingons develop Gunpowder Weapons?

Seeing the Star Trek TOS episode Season 2 Episode 19, "A Private Little War", it seems to imply that chemical propellant firearms are a common technological invention of young civilizations. The plot ...
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When was it first confirmed in canon that the wars that nearly destroyed the Vulcans was fought using high technology weapons?

In the original series (TOS) of Star Trek the audience is told that the Vulcans fought a series of devastating wars that almost destroyed their species, before embracing logic and pacifism. Very ...
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Of all the shows "TNG" and later, why didn't "DS9" have any slow motion exterior video shots?

On TNG and Voyager, many of the exterior shots of the ships were done in slow motion video frame rates (for those who don't understand what I mean, the same rate as Curb Your Enthusiasm was until like ...
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Why didn't Rios tell Picard he had been to the Vayt System on the ibn Majid?

When Rios talked to Rafi about what happened on the ibn Majid in Picard season 1, he said they had traveled way out to the Vayt system. Did he not realize what that meant when they agreed to take Soji ...
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Was Tenavik hinting towards a solution to Michael's time navigation problem?

In Star Trek: Discovery S2E12, when Tenavik reads from 'The Pillar of the Present', "When the future becomes the past, the present will be unlocked.", was he somehow hinting towards what ...
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