Questions tagged [betazoid]

A humanoid race in Star Trek with telepathic abilities from the planet Betazed. Also a type of android from the film 'The Last Starfighter'

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Any material that states Betazoids came from Earth?

Betazoids, on the surface look human, but further research into the species suggests otherwise. Were they humans born on Earth, and at some point left for another planet to evolve into what the ...
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Do any empaths or telepaths in Star Trek follow a code of conduct?

In Star Trek: The Next Generation there are multiple species who can, to various degrees, read the mind and/or emotions of other beings. This brings up a host of privacy concerns, and this question ...
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Have we ever encountered any Betazoid word besides “Imzadi”?

Like the question says. We know the word Imzadi meaning something like Beloved. But have we ever encountered any other word? (Is it possible it's literally the least-developed (>0) language from a ...
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Is there something conspicuous about Stamets' eyes?

When I see the character Stamets, played by Anthony Rapp, on Star Trek: Discovery, I find I'm continually struck by his eyes. It looks to me like his irises are completely black. Here's the best ...
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Why couldn't Deanna Troi detect the presence of ensign Ro and LaForge?

In The Next Phase, they were invisible. Why couldn't Counselor Troi sense them?
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Can Betazoids read the thoughts and emotions of Cardassians?

It's shown in "The Maquis," that Vulcans cannot do a mind meld with Cardassians due to the latter's mental discipline. Would a Betazoid like Lwaxana Troi have similar difficulties? (Perhaps not, ...
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Can a Betazoid read a Trill symbiont's mind?

Could a Betazoid (skilled or otherwise) read the feelings or thoughts of a Trill symbiont? Is there any evidence in the canon that this is possible?
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Why are Deanna Troi and her parents, Lwaxana and Ian Andrew, all named “Troi”?

As we know, Counselor Troi's mother is Lwaxana Troi and her father was Ian Andrew Troi who died suddenly in 2343. How are they all named Troi? The most likely to me seems to be that Ian took Lwaxana'...
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Betazoids: The Last Starfighter versus Star Trek: The Next Generation

Released in 1984, The Last Starfighter is sometimes accused of borrowing too many themes and plot points from contemporaneous sci-fi fare, including the Star Wars trilogy. But conversely, one element ...