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Why is Worf in The Undiscovered Country?
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According to Memory Alpha; Between the fourth and fifth seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Dorn played Colonel Worf in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. Although the relationship ...

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Why aren't alien planets as varied in climate as the Earth?
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This is known on tvtropes as the Single Biome Planet trope: Planets in outer space will often be defined by a single setting. It doesn't matter if the events of the story only take place in on a ...

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Has anyone gotten married more than once in the LOTR universe?
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Has anyone gotten married more than once in the LOTR universe? Yes, this does occur. Finwë, High King of the Noldor, was widowed after marrying Míriel Serindë. He later married Indis. However, this ...

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Do the Borg have treaties with more advanced species?
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It appears not. From Q Who?, arguably from one of the more knowledgeable in-universe sources: PICARD: How do we reason with them? Let them know that we are not a threat? GUINAN: You don't, at ...

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Why don't Andorians show up in Star Trek more?
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Putting the list of appearances from Memory Alpha in (out of universe) chronological order: TOS: (4) TAS: (2) TOS films: (2) TNG: (2) ENT: (16) From this list it becomes obvious that until ENT, ...

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What work of SciFi or Fantasy was the first to depict small scale removable computer data storage media?
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How about E.E. Doc Smith's "platinum alloy discs"? “Since nothing material was destroyed when the Eddorians were forced into the next plane of existence, their historical records have also ...

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Practically speaking, how long would it have taken to build the Israeli zombie-defense wall in World War Z?
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Haven't seen the movie yet, but I am currently reading the e-book, and searched through it for occurences of "Israel" and "wall"... The book only refers to a single wall, and it is vaguely implied ...

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How big was the Vulcan state before they joined the Federation?
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It seems the ENT canon supports at least these Vulcan worlds: Vulcan P'Jem Paan Mokar (claimed, but apparently no permanent Vulcan residents) VOY mentions another, which might or might not have been ...

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The cliche science fiction glass tube filled with liquid and a person floating in it, what do you call it?
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"Stasis" is mentioned in the question as a common purpose of these cylinders. Terms based on this, such as "stasis chamber", "stasis pod", etc. should cause little confusion. "Stasis chamber" appears ...

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Were there military personnel / branches of service in Federation aside from StarFleet?
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In DS9 S6 E11, Waltz, the Defiant is ordered to protect a "troop convoy". According to major Kira, this convoy is "completely unprotected" and "there are over 30 thousand Federation troops in that ...

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Were there ever any depictions of non-android robots in any Star Trek episode or movie?
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Two more are Satan's Robot on Voyager's holodeck in Night and "Automated personnel unit 3947" together with a whole robot race from Voyager's Prototype. APU 3947: Satan's Robot:

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Who are the "villains from Star Trek" that Sofie Fatale is dressed like?
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She does have a noticeable Widow's Peak, which resembles the common pointed Romulan hairstyle, seen here:

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What is the first instance of advanced races becoming beings of light in scifi and fantasy?
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I think a very important, fitting term that's still missing in this Q&A is Transcendence. This article discusses that sci-fi trope in detail and names a bunch of early stories that qualify. For ...

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Does the new Star Trek timeline have a new mirror universe as well?
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Out of universe answer: A mirror universe is a trick that is more suited to a TV series than a movie or sequence of movies. In the televised series, all the main characters are very well established ...

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Has anyone on Star Trek traveled into the future without a future intermediary?
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In Eye of the Needle (VOY S1E07), there is a wormhole with one end in the Delta Quadrant in 2371, and another in the Alpha Quadrant in 2351. This wormhole turns out to be much too small for starships ...

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