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Questions tagged [the-search-for-spock]

Refers to the 1984 film, the third in the Star Trek Movie series. This tag is to be used when referring to this film. Use with the [star-trek] tag.

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What would have happened to Spock's 'soul' if he hadn't regenerated on Genesis

In 'A Search For Spock', Sarek makes it perfectly clear that it is Vulcan custom for Kirk to have returned Spock's soul (or katra) that he mistakenly believed Kirk to have been given. At the end of ...
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Why didn’t Lt. Saavik tell Kirk to bring Spock's body to Vulcan instead of leaving it on Genesis?

In Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Spock tragically sacrifices himself to save the Enterprise. During his funeral, his body is jettisoned from the ship onto the planet Genesis. In the following ...
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What the heck is Captain Styles carrying around with him?

In Star Trek III - The Search for Spock, we are presented with Excelsior's Captain Styles, a bit of a preening martinet. He is first seen greeting Mr. Scott in Engineering, and he is carrying......
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Did Christopher Lloyd invent the Klingon warrior?

One of the lasting contributions of Star Trek: The Motion Picture is the now standard appearance of the Klingons, which changed dramatically from The Original Series: However, those Klingons only ...
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In Star Trek III, why does David not regenerate like Spock?

My wife, son, and I just watched "The Search for Spock" and we were all wondering why David didn't regenerate back, like Spock did when he got stabbed by the Klingon. Does anyone know?
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Why did the Klingons not react to the self-destruct countdown?

In Star Trek 3, the Enterprise is set to self-destruct and abandoned before the Klingons board her. They get to the bridge and hear the self-destruct countdown. None of them think this is a problem, ...
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Was Project Genesis ever revisted/used after Star Trek II/III?

Just curious -- was Project Genesis ever revisited/used after Star Trek II / III? I know "the Federation Council ordered Starfleet to squelch information regarding the project" (as per Memory Alpha),...
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In Star Wars: IV and Star Trek: III, are this guy and this guy the same guy?

In this answer to this question: Is there a pair of alien species, one in Star Wars, one in Star Trek, that are too similar for coincidence? @BenitoCiaro remembered these two characters: One from ...
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What was Saavik implying by this question?

In Star Trek III: The Search For Spock, David reveals that he used "Protomatter" to build the genesis device in this exchange with Lt. Saavik: DAVID: I used protomatter in the Genesis matrix. ...
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Where is Kirk's home on Earth in “Search for Spock”?

This would also have been his home in "Wrath of Khan"; because it seems to havethe same view out the window. I assume it is in the SF Bay Area but it kind of looks like it is looking back towards ...
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How much of the plot of The Search for Spock was determined when The Wrath of Khan was written?

Near the end of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, There are rather obvious hints that this may not be the end, for example and and and and So how much of Star Trek III:The Search for Spock was ...
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What actually happened between Spock and Saavik?

In Star Trek III, Saavik tells David that Spock is about to go through Pon Faar, and that he will need to mate to survive. Later on, she is shown performing some kind of ritual with her hands with ...
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Bridge of HMS Bounty between The Search for Spock and The Voyage Home

The bridge of Captain Kruge's ship — stolen by Admiral Kirk and company in The Search for Spock and re-christened the HMS Bounty — looks completely different between that film and The ...
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Why couldn't McCoy catch a ride with Spock's dad back to Vulcan in Star Trek III?

In the movie Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Spock's father (Sarek) told Kirk to bring Dr. McCoy to Vulcan. At the time Enterprise was all busted up and being decommissioned. Kirk told Sarek ...
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Is Kruge's pet in STIII a type of Klingon Jackal?

In the TOS film Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Klingon captain Kruge has a vicious looking lizard-dog at his side. The animal is never given a name, although it was called "monster dog" behind ...
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How badly was the Enterprise hit in Star Trek III?

In Star Trek III, during the Enterprise's battle with Kruge's ship, where exactly was the Enterprise hit? Since they were unable to return fire, couldn't they have used the auxiliary power-control-...
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Carol Marcus learning about David after The Search for Spock

In The Search for Spock, Kirk's son David Marcus gives his life on the Planet Genesis, after Captain Kruge orders his men to execute one of the three prisoners (David, Saavik, and Spock). Is there ...
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Why was the Grissom sent alone to study the Genesis planet in Star Trek 3 : The Search for Spock?

Starfleet declared the entire Mutara sector off limits to all ships after the events of The Wrath of Khan. Why was the Grissom sent alone to study the Genesis planet in Star Trek 3 : The Search for ...
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What happened to Sulu's predecessor?

In the beginning of the Undiscovered Country, Hikaru Sulu has been promoted to captain and commands the starship Excelsior. Where was Styles, the previous captain during this time?
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How did the Klingons get the video from aboard the Enterprise?

In the movie, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, the Klingon ambassador shows a video clip of a Klingon boarding party on the Enterprise. This was seconds before the Enterprise self-destructed. ...
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Why is Torg a common example in Klingon examples on Duolingo?

I don't know if this is on-topic or not, but it has to do with Star Trek, so I think it is. Anyway, I use the site Duolingo to learn a few languages. One of the recent additions, after much tinkering, ...
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Is there a backstory to the character Saavik?

Who exactly is Saavik? The crew didn't speak of her on the first movie but she just shows up on the second one. Is she related to Spock?