Questions tagged [the-wrath-of-khan]

Questions about Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan(1982), where Kirk and crew cross paths with Khan Noonien Singh again. Use this with the [star-trek] tag.

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What is the significance of Chekov’s finding Moby Dick on Khan’s bookshelf in The Wrath of Khan?

Do you remember this camera shot from The Wrath of Khan? 21 ANGLE - CHEKOV'S POV 21 Lethal-looking odd swords on one wall, a bookshelf; CAMERA PANS by ...
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Who did Khan get his Starfleet insignia from?

In The Wrath of Khan, Khan wears a broken Starfleet insignia around his neck: At some point, I convinced myself that he snatched it from one of the Reliant crew members, given that its style was ...
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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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Why does Carol Marcus not recognize Khan in The Wrath of Khan?

I saw the new movie and went back and watched the wrath of khan on Netflix. I was a bit confused since I am not a real trekkie. In Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Dr. Carol Marcus asks who Khan is. ...
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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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What does this blurry technobabble on the Project Genesis Summary splash screen say?

It seems to contain a mixture of technical words and numbers. Is there a clearer image available, or does anyone have the patience to decipher it?
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Could Khan have used the Enterprise's prefix codes to lower its shields?

In Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Khan and his crew have hijacked the Defiant and have raised their shields. Fortunately, Kirk and company on the Enterprise have a way to disable them. Spock: ...
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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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Did anyone wonder why there was one planet fewer before beaming down to Ceti Alpha V/VI?

In Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (the one from 1982, not the recent remake), Khan yells "This is Ceti Alpha V!" and they're all like this is a big surprise, we didn't know. If they had previously ...
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What is the light source in the Genesis cave?

Prior to the events of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Carol and David Marcus had used the "Genesis effect" to transform a barren cave deep within the Regula planetoid into a lush environment teeming ...
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Which Moby Dick appears on Khan's bookshelf?

Inspired by this question, I'm curious as to which exact printing of Moby Dick (edition, year, publisher) appears on Khan's bookshelf in The Wrath of Khan: Does anyone know?