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Data and Tasha Yar had a drug fueled liaison during season 1 of TNG, The Naked Now. It was never spoken of again, but referenced in Season 2 Measure of a Man. Season 1 was 2364-2365, First Contact was 2373. Roughly 8 and a half years later. Ergo, he's taking about Natasha. If Data wasn't incapable of being robotically precise, his keeping to the second ...


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Two reasons come to mind: In Star Trek: Generations, the engines were hot because of the just completed Battle of Veridian III. In Star Trek: First Contact, the Enterprise had been quietly orbiting Earth for some time. Cold engines are presumably in less need of coolant. The Enterprise-E was an upgraded ship compared to the Enterprise-D; it is not ...


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The Borg sphere's approach to time travel is described in two lines of the movie: DATA: Sensors show chronometric particles emanating from the sphere. PICARD: They're creating a temporal vortex. The troublesome question of how the Enterprise returns is dealt with just as abruptly at the end of the film: LAFORGE: Captain. I've reconfigured our ...


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The line is simply self-referential humor on the part of the writers, and I guess you could say it's an attempt at breaking the fourth wall. The character of Cochrane isn't really intended to have any awareness of a TV show called Star Trek. The crew of the USS Enterprise are basically trekking around the stars, hence the name of the show. As such, when they ...


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The poker games in TNG were friendly games between officers, with no actual wages. Not even a shift change was at stake, as no one was over worked or lazy. The wages were tokens and the winner just got bragging rights till next game. Just a way to relieve stress and get closer to their peers. In line with Roddenberry vision of the future. Voyager was ...


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The Enterprise recreates the temporal vortex that the Borg created and get back to their own timeline. From Memory Alpha: Scanning Earth, the Enterprise crew found that, in the new timeline, humanity had been assimilated, and realized that they had to follow the sphere through the rift in order to correct the damage done to history. Later, after having ...


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