History Film / StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan

20th Jul '16 10:55:46 PM Anicomicgeek
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* TheOtherDarrin:
** The character of Joachim, recast and slightly renamed, from his appearance in the original "Space Seed".[[note]]According to one novelization, it's actually the original's son.[[/note]]
** Lieutenant Saavik is played by Creator/KirstieAlley in this movie and by Robin Curtis in the following two movies.
15th Jul '16 10:38:57 PM Premonition45
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** Khan makes Chekov tell Regula 1 that Kirk ordered him to use Genesis on Ceti Alpha VI, knowing that they'll have to contact him, getting him involved. The fact that Dr. Marcus was Kirk's old flame is a happy coincidence for Khan.


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* ProperlyParanoid: After watching the informational video on Genesis, [=McCoy=] immediately realizes that Genesis could also be used as a weapon of mass destruction. Spock thinks [=McCoy=]'s being his overemotional self. Then, they encounter [[TheSociopath Khan]], who wants Genesis for himself, and they become determined to prevent him from taking it.
8th Jul '16 6:48:31 AM AnotherGuy
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-->'''Chekhov:''' ''Botany Bay''... '''''Botany Bay'''''?! Oh, ''no''! We've got to ''get out of here''!
6th Jul '16 8:28:21 AM Morgenthaler
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* AVillainNamedKhan: Khan Noonien Singh is the BigBad.
30th Jun '16 5:35:45 PM Premonition45
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%%* AllThereInTheManual: Multiple examples

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%%* AllThereInTheManual: Multiple examples* AgelessBirthdayEpisode: At Creator/WilliamShatner's insistence, Kirk's exact age was left unstated onscreen.


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* RummageSaleReject: Khan and his followers wear clothing comprised from whatever they could cannibalize from the ''Botany Bay''.
29th Jun '16 6:08:03 PM JeremySkunk
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* HostileTerraforming: Discussed. The Federation is trying to find a ''completely'' lifeless world to try the Genesis Device on so they avoid this, but it is quickly brought up that it would make a very effective weapon as the Genesis Device would overwrite any existing life present.
28th Jun '16 6:30:30 PM Blazer
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* TheNeedsOfTheMany: The TropeNamer. This is essentially the reasoning why [[spoiler:Spock]] performed his HeroicSacrifice
27th Jun '16 12:55:42 PM Mario1995
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* AlasPoorVillain: [[spoiler:Khan in his final moments]]. The audience is left to ponder what Khan would've been had he not let hate and power get control of him.
18th Jun '16 10:51:47 AM heartofthemoon
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* SacrificialLamb: Peter Preston is introduced in the Director's cut as Scotty's young nephew. He perishes in the line of duty during Khan's attack. Besides Saavik, he's the only trainee highlighted, and [[spoiler: his death helps us view the deceased trainees as more than just RedShirts]].

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* SacrificialLamb: Peter Preston is introduced in the Director's cut as Scotty's young nephew. He perishes in the line of duty during Khan's attack. Besides Saavik, he's the only trainee highlighted, and [[spoiler: his death helps us view the deceased trainees as more than just RedShirts]].RedShirts.
18th Jun '16 10:50:27 AM heartofthemoon
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* SacrificialLamb: Peter Preston, who we learn in the Director's Cut is Scotty's young nephew, perishes in the line of duty during Khan's attack. Besides Saavik, he's the only trainee highlighted, and [[spoiler: his death helps us view the deceased trainees as more than just RedShirts]].

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* SacrificialLamb: Peter Preston, who we learn Preston is introduced in the Director's Cut is cut as Scotty's young nephew, nephew. He perishes in the line of duty during Khan's attack. Besides Saavik, he's the only trainee highlighted, and [[spoiler: his death helps us view the deceased trainees as more than just RedShirts]].
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