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Sixth film of the Star Trek franchise, released in 1991. After the Klingon moon Praxis explodes, there is an opportunity for peace between the Klingons and the Federation. Use with the [star-trek] tag.

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Was General Chang's ship ever duplicated?

In Star Trek 6: The Undiscovered Country, we learn that General Chang has a unique Bird of Prey with the ability to fire while cloaked, something that up to that point was considered impossible. But ...
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Does Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country imply Klingon cloning?

In Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country at about the 21-minute mark, two Starfleet Security officers are guarding the transporter room door when the Klingons transport over to talk with Spock and ...
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Is there an explanation for the contradiction between “Voyager” and “The Undiscovered Country”? [duplicate]

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Flashback", Dimitri Valtane is killed. In Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, he is shown to still be alive at the end of the film on board the Excelsior. Is ...
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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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Why did the Vulcans feel only Nixon could go to China?

In Star Trek VI, we have this odd (but amusing) quote "There's an old Vulcan proverb: Only Nixon could go to China." Why did the Vulcans have this proverb?
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Couldn't Chang's ship fire disruptors while cloaked?

In Star Trek VI, the Undiscovered Country, General Chang commanded a warship capable of firing when cloaked, yet he was only shown launching torpedoes, not the ship's disruptor cannons. Is this ...
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How did the Klingon court get Kirk's personal log?

How did the Klingon court get Kirk's personal log for the hearing?
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Did Star Trek VI ever have a soundtrack on vinyl?

Was the soundtrack to Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country ever released on a vinyl record?
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Why didn’t the Universal Translator work in at least one direction in Star Trek VI?

In The Undiscovered Country, why do they need all those books when you can clearly see the universal translator on the screen in the background, translating the incoming Klingon transmission into ...
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The curious case of Dmitri Valtane

In the Voyager episode "Flashback", we learn that Tuvok was once a junior science officer aboard Sulu's Excelsior, and that he had been present at the moment of death of Lt. Cmdr. Dmitri Valtane ...
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Was Qo'noS evacuated?

In Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, the destruction of my namesake Praxis causes an ecological disaster on the Klingon homeworld and paves the way for a serious peace effort between the ...
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Romulan ambassador Nanclus

In the Star Trek movie 'The Undiscovered Country', what role did Ambassador Nanclus play in the conspiracy? Did he act to prevent the Klingons and the Federation from forming an alliance?
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What inspired the Praxis effect?

In Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, an over-mined moon explodes resulting in a flat shockwave emanating out into space. It's been commented this has no bearing in real astronomy, despite being ...