Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Christopher Plummer. Christopher Plummer, known for his work as Captain von Trapp in "The Sound of Music," played the charismatic Klingon, Chang.
Chang . General Chang probably could have been James Kirk's best friend if only he weren't his enemy.
Alone. In a sort of foreshadowing, Kirk tells Spock that he's always known he would die alone. In "Star Trek Generations," Kirk officially dies alone.
Sybok. Although some, including myself, thought God was the villain, indeed, Sybok was the villain.
whales from the past. The Enterprise's crew had to jump back in time and gather two humpback whales to bring back to the future to stop the threat of the alien probe.
an alien probe. In "The Voyage Home", it was the probe at the beginning that incidentally eliminated power supplies while on its way to Earth to re-establish contact with humpback whales.
Christopher Lloyd . Underneath all the Kilngon skin, Christopher Lloyd, the comedian known for his work on the television show "Taxi" and other credits, played a very interesting villain.
Kruge. Kruge ruthlessly sought after the Genesis Project, despite the fact that it was used up, useless, and on a planet on the brink of its own destruction.
Ricardo Montalban . Ricardo Montalban even played Khan in the original "Space Seed."
Khan. Khan first appeared in an episode of the original "Star Trek" show called "Space Seed."
Jacqueline Kim. Jacqueline Kim also played Dr. Jaye Calder from 1997's "Volcano."
Christian Slater. Christian Slater is probably more well-known for his work on "Broken Arrow," "Interview With the Vampire," and "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves," but he was also in a forgotten film at the end of the eighties called "The Wizard."
Mark Lenard. Mark Lenard also played Urko in "Planet of the Apes" and "Back to the Planet of the Apes."
George Takei. George Takei also leant his voice to such programs as "Johnny Quest," "Mulan," and "Batman Beyond."
Nichelle Nichols. Nichelle Nichols also worked alongside Marina Sirtis and Jonathan Frakes in the animated series, "Gargoyles."
Walter Koenig. Walter Koenig made a guest appearance on "Futurama" as the voice of Ensign Pavel A. Chekov in the episode, "Where No Fan Has Gone Before."
James Doohan. James Doohan also provided his voice talents to several characters on numerous occasions during the original series.
DeForest Kelley. DeForest Kelley also made appearances in television shows "Bonanza," "The Fugitive," and "The Lone Ranger."
Leonard Nimoy. Leonard Nimoy has also done educational programs and provided the voice for Galvatron in "Transformers the Movie."
William Shatner. William Shatner has also appeared as a main character on "T.J. Hooker" and "Rescue 9-1-1."
His clone. Somehow, someone stole Picard's DNA and created Shinzon. The plan was to kill Picard and infiltrate the Federation. Fortunatly, those plans never fully succeed.
The Baku. Although the Baku is only a population of 600 people, Picard and his crew are determined not to allow them to be resettled. As Picard says, it "violates the Prime Directive".
The Phoenix. The Phoenix is made out of the casing of an old Nuclear Weapon. Zefram Cochrane is the builder. In the movie, LaForge and Riker get to fly in it and make the Vulcan starship notice them. Then they land and first contact is initiated between Humans and Vulcans.
James T. Kirk. The Nexus holds the ship in place until Kirk finds a way to get them out. Although Scotty and Chekov are on the same ship at the time, Kirk is the one who is below deck and is therefore the person sucked out when a huge hole is made by the energy ribbon.
It can fire when cloaked.. The one Bird of Prey that can do this is out to destroy the Enterprise before it reaches the peace conference that the Klingon leader is trying to sabotage. Luckily, it is destroyed by Kirk before it can destroy the Enterprise.
Sha Ka Ree. Sybok is the half brother of Spock. He takes control of the Enterprise and later it is Sybok who later helps the Enterprise escape from the planet. He dies on Sha Ka Ree because he has not found what he is searching for.
Gillian Taylor. Near the end of the movie, she gets aboard the stolen Klingon ship, commandeered by Kirk and his crew. She then travels with them to the 23rd century.
Commander Kruge. Kruge ordered the death of David while on the Genesis Planet. Spock is one of the Enterprise Crew. The other two are just fictional names.
U.S.S. Reliant. This was in "Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan".
Star Trek: The Motion Picture. The much anticipated first movie, did poorly among the critics and Trekkies alike. The sequal, "Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan", did much better when it came out a couple years later.
Styles. Captain Styles is played by James B. Sikking, of "Hill Street Blues" and "Doogie Howser, M.D." fame.
Captain Esteban was the C.O. of the ill-fated GRISSOM; Captain Terrell commanded the RELIANT until it was taken over by Khan in "Star Trek II."