I just watch Star Trek IV and I noticed that Spock was talking to his mother. This baffled me greatly since when I watched the latest Star Trek movie (based on a very young Kirk and Spock) the planet he came from was destroyed, taking with it a very young mother of Spock.

Is there a reason for this or is it a movie mistake?

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    The timelines changed. The new trek films are in an alternative universe, because he writers were too lazy to come up with new stories or characters and everything needs a reboot these days
    – user46509
    Apr 1, 2016 at 9:53
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    Have a look at the dupe question. The new films are a wholly new timeline with events that never occurred the original films and TV shows.
    – Valorum
    Apr 1, 2016 at 10:45
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    Nero went back in time and destroyed Vulcan. The movies and TV shows before the reboot exist in a previous timeline, the one Nero and old-Spock came from. In the old timeline, Vulcan exists into TNG (as seen in "Reunification"). In the new timeline, Vulcan is destroyed, Biff is powerful and corrupt, and Bill & Ted failed history. Apr 1, 2016 at 14:50


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