History Film / StarTrekVTheFinalFrontier

1st Aug '16 6:06:31 AM OlfinBedwere
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* StockFootage: See above.

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* StockFootage: See above.Several shots of the ''Enterprise'' and the Klingon Bird-of-Prey are taken from the previous film (and ''Film/StarTrekIIITheSearchForSpock'' in the case of the latter), and they're rather jarring when compared to the generally poor new effects shots in this film.
31st Jul '16 2:07:55 PM nombretomado
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* ComicBookAdaptation: Written by Creator/PeterDavid and published by DCComics, the adaptation served as a launching point for DC's second ''Star Trek'' monthly series.

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* ComicBookAdaptation: Written by Creator/PeterDavid and published by DCComics, Creator/DCComics, the adaptation served as a launching point for DC's second ''Star Trek'' monthly series.
13th Jul '16 2:47:40 PM Premonition45
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** ''Film/StarTrekTheMotionPicture'' had opened with [[TheWorfEffect a Klingon fleet getting destroyed V'Ger]], which is revealed to be the (fictitious) 20th century space probe Voyager 6. In this film, we're introduced to the Klingon captain Klaa destroying the 20th century space probe Pioneer 10.
9th Jul '16 12:38:52 PM TheRoguePenguin
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* NoSuchThingAsSpaceJesus

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* NoSuchThingAsSpaceJesusNoSuchThingAsSpaceJesus: Kirk quickly debunks "God" as a fraud. After all, God should be all-knowing and all-powerful, yet this one is neither.



* TheOnlyOne: A twofer. As well as Kirk being supposedly the best person to send in for hostage negotiations, the ''Enterprise'' is apparently the ''only'' ship available to take him to Paradise. That's despite Kirk starting on Earth, home of one of Star Fleet's largest bases, and ''Enterprise'''s construction not actually being finished.

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* TheOnlyOne: A twofer. As well as Kirk being is supposedly the best person to send in for hostage negotiations, the ''Enterprise'' negotiations. It is apparently the ''only'' ship acknowledged that there are other available to take him to Paradise. That's despite Kirk starting on Earth, home of one of Star Fleet's largest bases, and ''Enterprise'''s construction not actually being finished.''ships'', but the admiral doesn't think their captains can handle the negotiations.
30th May '16 2:40:16 PM MightyKombat
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* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Both inverted and possibly played straight. While the obvious inversion is [[RememberTheNewGuy Sybok]], who is revealed to be Spock's half-brother, we later have Kirk note he had a brother once, who he lost and was lucky enough to come back, referring to Spock's resurrection. However, the way Kirk says this sounds like he's forgotten he actually ''did'' have a brother who was lost, (George Kirk Jr), who was killed back in the classic series.
** Actually, Kirk is telling Spock how he was able to reconcile his brother's death, saying, "Would you like to hear about how I got him back?" The unspoken method: memory and tribute.



** It's a ''round'' of "Row, Row, Row Your Boat". You're ''supposed'' to stagger the lyrics from singer to singer.



** On the contrary, he forces people to bring old pain they've repressed out into the open. "By making you face your pain and draw strength from it. Once that's done, fear cannot stop you." It's no wonder the Vulcans exiled him; on a planet full of Tuvoks, he must have been like a Neelix running around trying to get everyone to emote.
8th Apr '16 12:44:03 PM AnotherGuy
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* TheAlcoholic: Well, Korrd who is DrowningMySorrows, but everyone in the film is boozing it up, from the Big Three during their camping trip to the end party.
27th Feb '16 10:24:53 AM AnotherGuy
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* RetiredBadass: ''Kirk'' is in awe of Korrd. Unfortunately, these days he's DrowningHisSorrows.
14th Feb '16 4:23:11 PM Kitch
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: Klaa destroying ''Pioneer 10'' ForTheEvulz. It's never mentioned that [[ScienceFictionWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale he would've had to enter deep into the Earth system to find it]].
14th Feb '16 4:21:44 PM Kitch
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: Klaa destroying ''Pioneer 10'' ForTheEvulz. It's never mentioned that [[ScienceFictionWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale he would've had to enter deep into the Earth system to find it]].
11th Jan '16 10:17:14 AM strejda
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** Sending a barely functioning, untested ship with [[CriticalStaffingShortage "less than a skeleton crew"]] into a hostage situation when it doesn't even have functioning transporters. This is so the ''Enterprise''-A doesn't simply beam up the hostages and end the movie in five minutes. A {{hand wave}} was attempted by saying there were other ships around, but only Kirk had the experience. By that logic, they could have just sent a working ship to ''meet'' Kirk. Starfleet could have simply assumed, that a hostage situation wouldn't need a fully functioning ship but as the admiral giving the assignment admits, Klingons are likely to send their men too and they consider Kirk [[TheDreaded their mortal enemy.]] and as it turns out, Klaa is going there solely so he can start a fight with a Federation ship. Even ''Kirk'' thinks the reasoning is bullshit.

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** Sending a barely functioning, untested ship with [[CriticalStaffingShortage "less than a skeleton crew"]] into a hostage situation when it doesn't even have functioning transporters. This is so the ''Enterprise''-A doesn't simply beam up the hostages and end the movie in five minutes. A {{hand wave}} was attempted by saying there were other ships around, but only Kirk had the experience. By that logic, they could have just sent a working ship to ''meet'' Kirk. Starfleet could have simply assumed, that a hostage situation wouldn't need a fully functioning ship but as the admiral giving the assignment admits, Klingons are likely to send their men too and they consider Kirk [[TheDreaded their mortal enemy.]] enemy]] and as it turns out, Klaa is going there solely so he can start a fight with a Federation ship. Even ''Kirk'' thinks the reasoning is bullshit.
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