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Questions tagged [star-trek-into-darkness]

The 2013 sequel to the J.J. Abrams directed 2009 "Star Trek" film and the 12th movie based on the franchise created by Gene Roddenberry. Use this with the [star-trek] tag.

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Who designed/created latex outfits in Star Trek Into Darkness

I was wondering who created the latex outfits in the Star Trek into Darkness. Does anyone know?
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Why couldn't Checkov beam Khan to the ship at the end of Star Trek Into Darkness, but after Khan and Spock fight he could? [duplicate]

Towards the end of the movie Checkov claims there's no way to beam Khan aboard ship after Spock asks him to because "there is too much damage" and he "can't get a signal"... But after Spock and Khan ...
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Have any humans remained conscious after a Vulcan nerve pinch other than Khan Noonien Singh?

In the film Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), Khan Noonien Singh notably remains conscious after the famous Vulcan nerve pinch. In the Star Trek canon, have any other humans been able to achieve this?
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Why didn't Khan's abilities transfer into Kirk?

When Kirk dies near the end of Star Trek Into Darkness, he comes back to life when Bones administers Khan's blood. Khan is genetically enhanced to be a superior life form, so why didn't Kirk recieve ...
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Has a Starfleet officer ever been punished for refusing an “abandon ship” order?

In Star Trek: Into Darkness, acting Captain Spock orders the crew to abandon ship. The entire bridge crew refuses to follow the order and instead remains at their stations. Sulu seems to speak for the ...
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Do starship captains typically recite mission-specific oaths, as at the end of Star Trek Into Darkness?

At the end of Star Trek Into Darkness, Captian Kirk is speaking to a large group of people (perhaps a service for the recently-deceased Captain Pike?). He says the following: When Christopher Pike ...
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How was Carol Marcus able to be (successfully) beamed while moving? [duplicate]

When Marcus was beaming his daughter on board she was running while it was happening. How did she not die if you're supposed to stay still when you're energizing?
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How did the Enterprise get to Qo'nos unopposed?

In ST: Into Darkness the Enterprise flew straight to Qo'nos without a problem as it seems. How is that possible especially if the Klingons posed a real threat to the Federation?
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Why don't they use the transporter in the final fight in Star Trek Into Darkness?

When Spock was chasing, and beating, Khan over a transport in San Francisco, Uhura orders them beamed both back to the Enterprise, while Chekov says something like: Its impossible, they are moving!...
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Why can't Vulcans lie given that it is logical to tell a white lie? [duplicate]

Adult humans know it is logical to tell white lies in some situations. Every one of us does that. See what happened in the movie "Star Trek Into Darkness" when Spock refused to lie and wrote ...
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In “Into Darkness”, what kind of history do Carol Marcus and Khan have?

In the movie "Star Trek - Into Darkness", Carol Marcus mentions that her father gave her access to his super secret work. Khan was part of this work, he designed loads of things while there, it would ...
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Why does Harewood blow up the Starfleet facility after using Harrison's blood to save his daughter?

In the beginning of Star Trek Into Darkness, Thomas Harewood is shown using John Harrison's blood to save his daughter in the hospital. After seeing that it worked - he then proceeds to drop a ring ...
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Why do so many Trekkies hate Star Trek Into Darkness? [closed]

I am a fan of Star Trek. I've watched most episodes of all the series (especially Star Trek: the Next Generation, and not counting Star Trek: Enterprise), I've seen the movies, I can even tell you how ...
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What happened to Dr. Carol Marcus in Star Trek Beyond?

Dr. Carol Marcus was one of Star Trek Into Darkness's main supporting characters. At the end of the film she's shown to have joined the Enterprise crew and presumably will be setting off with them on ...
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Why are there barcode readers on the bridge of the Enterprise?

Devices on the bridge: Now, compare them with barcode readers: They certainly look like barcode readers. What sort of devices are they (in-universe)? Any info on what the props are (out-of-universe)?...
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How did Scotty infiltrate USS Vengeance?

When Kirk asks Scotty to travel to a set of coordinates given by Khan, he finds the USS Vengeance and flies in alongside other smaller ships. How did he not get caught? His ship is surely different ...
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How was the USS Enterprise going to leave Nibiru without being seen?

In Into Darkness, Spock said that being seen by indigenous species violates the Prime Directive, and therefore he didn't want to be saved. Even if the crew of Enterprise listened to him, it wouldn't ...
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What made the Starfleet Academy ring (of power) into a bomb?

Early in the film, we see Thomas Harewood drop the said ring into a glass of water which reacts violenty and creates a massive explosion. What made the ring into a bomb? This post on reddit includes ...
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Why did they put the Enterprise underwater in Star Trek: Into Darkness? [duplicate]

During the opening scene of Into Darkness, Scotty tells Kirk: Do you have any idea how ridiculous it is to hide a starship at the bottom of the ocean? And then Kirk cuts him off, what with Spock ...
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Why is a model of the secret Starship in plain view?

Why is a model of the dreadnought class Starship in Star Trek Into Darkness in plain view. I thought it was supposed to be a classified project? In the below scene it is in clear view on the Admiral ...
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Was this scene in VOY: 'Alliances' the inspiration for a similar scene in 'Star Trek Into Darkness'?

WARNING: Spoilers for both Voyager 'Alliances' and Star Trek Into Darkness In VOY 'Alliances', we see a scene where Janeway and a bunch of Kazon leaders meet together and are then attacked by a Trabe ...
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Why do the Klingons in Into Darkness have cranial ridges?

To the best of my knowledge the (in-universe) explanation for why the Klingons didn't have cranial ridges in TOS was because of a genetic disease caused by attempts to manipulate Klingon DNA to create ...
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Can a starship fire at warp?

I know the USS Vengeance in Star Trek Into Darkness fired on the USS Enterprise while at warp, but wasn't there some technical rule about weapons at warp?
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Star Trek: Into Darkness — How do Gaila and others like her attend the Academy on Earth?

I thought Orion woman had influence over males of certain species. So, how would male students, teachers, staff and inhabitants of Earth (from all species that were affected by Orion women) be able to ...
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Do we know any more about Khan from Star Trek Into Darkness [closed]

In Star Trek Into Darkness we meet Khan and know that he is superior to humans in more or less every way, but where did he come from? Was he once human? Or a completely different race as he was ...
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What species were the two women Kirk slept with in Star Trek Into Darkness?

In Star Trek Into Darkness, Kirk slept with two non-human women, who had tails. One more distinctive feature was backbone kind of structure running through their neck: Can you identify their ...
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Why did Marcus choose Khan specifically?

This related question highlights the reason why Admiral Marcus needed Khan's help. But what I'm more interested in is why specifically Khan? There were plenty of other genetically-enhanced ...
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Did the creators of Into Darkness research Khan?

Okay, so I just watched Star Trek into Darkness and as a long-time fan of Wrath of Khan I'm a little confused by the portrayal of Khan. Okay, the actor is different and they clearly decided to take ...
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In Star Trek Into Darkness, how many died from the crash in San Francisco?

In the movie Star Trek Into Darkness, how many people were killed when the USS Vengeance crashed into San Francisco?
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Does the federation have slipstream or transwarp technology in Star Trek: Into Darkness? [duplicate]

I enjoyed the story of into darkness, but some of the events have been nagging at me since I first saw them on screen. I am convinced that the federation has either transwarp or slipstream technology ...
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Where was this character before the plot happened?

In the divergent timeline of the J. J. Abrams films, where were before Admiral Marcus woke him up and enlisted his services?
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Why would Admiral Marcus need Khan's help?

In Star Trek Into Darkness, Admiral Marcus puts Khan to work for him, on projects designed to enhance the military capability of Starfleet. For instance, Khan is a principal consultant on the ...
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How was the Vengeance able to “catch up” to the Enterprise?

In Star Trek Into Darkness, the Vengeance was able to catch up to the Enterprise and attack it while in warp. According to the answer here, warp is a bubble around a specific ship. This would ...
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Are officers on Federation starships required to undergo serious physical training?

I was just watching Star Trek: Into Darkness, and I noticed that James Kirk and Spock were both showing incredible feats of physical fitness. Both of them managed to climb obstacles with only their ...
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Still confused by the Abramsverse [closed]

Being a lifelong Trek fan, I am still bewildered by the Abramsverse Trek films. The use of the black hole created by the red matter apparently affects space-time much like the quantum rift from the ...
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How could Harrison beam to Qo'noS?

In Star Trek into Darkness Kahn uses Scotty's formula for transwarp beaming (provided by Spock in the 2009 film) to transport from Earth to Qo'noS. However according to Memory Alpha Qo'noS is 90 light ...
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Could Data have floored Khan with a single punch?

In Star Trek Into Darkness, Khan invites Captain Kirk to punch him. Kirk does, repeatedly, and Khan is totally unaffected. Suppose that Data were on the scene instead of Kirk, and Khan, thinking ...
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USS Vengeance weapons technology and capabilities

There's a scene in the movie where the USS Vengeance is chasing the Enterprise and it forces it's way into the E's "warp bubble". Khan said it was a special capability of the Vengeance but I thought ...
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What destroyed Praxis in Star Trek Into Darkness?

In Star Trek Into Darkness (STID), we see the Klingon homeworld of Kronos, and its moon. The moon is essentially destroyed; it orbits Kronos in large pieces of its former self. A recent answer ...
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In Star Trek reboot, is Khan from the 20th century?

In TOS, Khan is from the 20th century, rules a significant area of Earth for a while, and then leaves Earth at the end of that century. Is that still the case in Star Trek Into Darkness? If so, is ...
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Since Kirk found Khan much later in the series, how did he get revived early in the movie? [duplicate]

We all have seen Kirk reviving Khan in TOS But in the latest movie set years before this event we see Khan revived, how is that? Second part of the question is if he was again sent into space in the ...
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What is the difference in Admiral Pike's Rank insignia and Capt Kirk's in Star Trek Into Darkness

If you look at Admiral Pike's rank insignia in Star Trek Into Darkness, and then look at Captain Kirk's insignia, they look pretty much the same. I am not able to really tell the difference. Both of ...
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Why was Spock actively participating in the act to stop the volcano?

In Star Trek Into Darkness, Spock reported Kirk's violation of the Prime Directive. Meaning, Spock's character is unchanged in new timeline; he still strictly follows rules. Later in the movie, Pike ...
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Is there a transcript of Uhura's conversation with the Klingons?

In Star Trek Into Darkness, there is a scene on Kronos where Uhura leaves the shuttle to converse with the Klingons. What was the conversation about? Is there a transcript?
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Why did Starfleet begin to aggressively search distant quadrants of space?

In Star Trek Into Darkness, Khan claims that after the destruction of Vulcan, Starfleet began to aggressively search distant quadrants of space. What was the reason for this? (Also, considering that ...
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Does Harrison give a true account of his backstory to Kirk?

In Star Trek Into Darkness, precisely what does Harrison say about the reason why his people were frozen and when were they supposed to be awoken, and is the information he gives correct?
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Why didn't Kirk question the admiral's order? [closed]

In Star Trek Into Darkness, Kirk didn't know anything about Khan's superior abilities. Why didn't he ask the admiral why it was necessary to use a torpedo attack just to kill one person, or why to ...
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Why didn't Kirk (and crew) simply transport from Earth to Kronos?

After his attack on Starfleet HQ, Khan escaped to Kronos using a portable transporter device. This is a device apparently based on Scotty's transwarp teleportation formula he devised in the previous ...
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Why is Chekov in engineering in Star Trek into Darkness?

I don't ever remember Chekov in the original series ever have anything to do with engineering. Is there an in-universe reason for him being there?
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Continuity problem regarding the Enterprise's proximity to Earth?

Spoiler alert So, is there anything I missed in these details that would explain these holes?