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Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (1)

  • T'Pol: What are you doing here? Trip: I was about to ask you the same thing. Is this a daydream? T'Pol: I'm meditating. This is where I go in my mind. Trip: Wow, I'd think you'd pick somewhere a bit more interesting. Like the beach, or those fire plains you showed me. T'Pol: Please leave. Trip: Exactly where am I supposed to go? T'Pol: Away. Trip: This is my daydream. You go away.

Notes (4)

  • Actress Kate McNeil played great-grandmother to Bakula's Sam Beckett in the Quantum Leap episode "The Leap Between the States".

  • Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane (who has a brief cameo in "The Forgotten") makes another appearance as an engineer on the Columbia.

  • Marc Worden was the last actor to play Worf's son, Alexander.

  • John Schuck previously played another Klingon, the unnamed Klingon Ambassador in both Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. He also played Legate Parn in the Deep Space 9 episode "The Maquis" (Part 2)" and a member of the alien Chorus in the Voyager episode "Muse".

Trivia (9)

  • Trivia: The Hur'q are also mentioned in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "The Sword of Kahless".

  • Goof: When the Colombia leaves spacedock, she jumps to warp straight away, but, as established in previous Star Trek series, a ship must clear the system before it jumps to warp.

  • First appearance: Section 31 in Enterprise.

  • Trivia: The Hur'q invasion is also mentioned in the video games Star Trek: Invasion and Star Trek: Klingon Academy.

  • Trivia: In Deep Space 9's "Trials and Tribble-ations", when trying to figure out why the Klingons of The Original Series era have smooth heads, O'Brien suggests genetic engineering and Bashir assumes a viral mutation. As is revealed in this episode, both are correct.

  • Trivia: The Section 31 agent's uniform is very similar to the one worn by Agent Sloan on Deep Space 9.

  • Mission Date: November 27, 2154

  • Trivia: This episode features the first on-screen mind meld since the practice became permissible in Vulcan society. ("The Forge", "Awakening" and "Kir'Shara") Mind melds are far more common in later Star Trek series.

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Allusions (1)

  • Speed
    Enterprise is forced to keep increasing speed to avoid an engine overload. A possible reference to the 1994 film Speed in which a young cop must save the passengers of a bus that has a bomb set to explode if the bus goes below 50 MPH.