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Will I be able to follow the story if I skip The Next Generation & watch Deep Space 9 directly?

TL:DR; - possible but not recommended. You'll be able to follow the story alright. You watched the OS movies but not the series - then you'll have missed out on the establishment of all the characters ...
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Will I be able to follow the story if I skip The Next Generation & watch Deep Space 9 directly?

No, just no. You would not have any information about the crossovers. One, where Bashir and Data showed up although this was in TNG. The the Picard\Borg relationship. Oh, and yeah the battle of wolf ...
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Why aren't there any main Federation battleships in the Star Trek universe?

"When a single Borg ship can wipe out an entire Federation fleet , I would expect the Federation come up with a Battleship or Ship-Of-The-Line capable of delivering devastating firepower and with ...
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Was Geordi and Data's "invasive program" to annihilate the Borg ever attempted again?

In the final episode of Voyager titled endgame parts 1 and 2 future Janeway implants a virus into the Borg collective the result is all the Borg entering a deactivated state resembling sleep. As ...
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Is the "Space, The Final Frontier" quote "in universe"?

In the first episode of Star Trek: Enterprise "Broken Bow Part 1" in a speech given by Admiral Forest he says, "Space, The Final Frontier" he also said, "to boldly go where no-...
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Why did Geordi have his visor replaced with ocular implants between Generations and First Contact?

Katherine Pulaski offered Geordi the options of ocular implants or the regeneration of his optic nerve all the way back in TNG season 2. At the time, he didn't seem keen on the ocular implants, as ...
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Why did Geordi have his visor replaced with ocular implants between Generations and First Contact?

In the deuterocanonical Trek Litverse (specifically The Insolence of Office) it was because of security concerns following the events of Generations in which his VISOR was hacked and used to aid in ...
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What are the chase lights under Star Trek viewscreens for?

The chase light sequence might be there to give a coarse visual cue to the crew manning the viewer-facing bridge stations as to at which position the sensors are in their scan cycle. Now you would ...
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Why did Geordi have his visor replaced with ocular implants between Generations and First Contact?

In-universe, Geordi's VISOR causes him constant pain. From "Encounter at Farpoint": LAFORGE: Is a remarkable piece of bio-electronic engineering by which I quote see much of the EM spectrum ...
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Why did Geordi have his visor replaced with ocular implants between Generations and First Contact?

I'm not sure it has ever been spelled out in universe, but out of universe LeVar Burton explained in an interview: It was time. Eighty percent of my vision was cut off when I wore that thing, and it ...
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Was Jeremy Aster using male pronouns in reference to his cat, Patches, a blooper?

In-universe Jeremy refers to the cat as "he" in front of both of his parents in the video footage of his dead mother. JEREMY: Patches. Captain Patches is coming in for a landing on the sofa!...
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