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The USS Enterprise ( NCC-1701-C ), sometimes referred to as the Enterprise -C , was a Federation starship , an Ambassador -class heavy cruiser in service to Starfleet in the mid- 24th century . In the year 2344 , the Enterprise and her crew sacrificed themselves to save a Klingon outpost from a Romulan attack; this had the effect of boosting the deteriorating relations between the Federation and the Klingon Empire , and was seen as a honorable act by the Klingons, later leading to a full Federation-Klingon Alliance. The Enterprise-C had an illustrious service career, and served as flagship of the Federation, the fourth Federation starship to bear the name Enterprise . ( TNG episode : " Yesterday's Enterprise ", Decipher RPG modules : Starfleet Operations Manual , Starships )

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The Enterprise was commissioned in 2332 at Earth Station McKinley , where she was placed under the command of Captain Rachel Garrett . ( ST reference : Star Trek: The Next Generation Technical Manual , Starfleet Academy novel : The Haunted Starship , ST - The Lost Era novels : The Art of the Impossible , Well of Souls ; TNG short story : " The Fourth Toast ").

Not long following its launch in 2332, the Enterprise -C under the command of Captain Garrett encountered three vessels representing an unknown alien race while exploring a binary star system ; the unknown ships deployed an array of probes against Enterprise , causing the deaths of several crew members. Despite this, the Enterprise still managed to destroy several of the probes and escape back into Federation space. ( Enterprise Logs short story : " Hour of Fire ")

In late 2335 or early 2336 , first Officer Commander Nigel Holmes was killed in a raid by Klingon renegades, and replaced by Commander Samir al-Halak . Al-Halak became involved in the Asfar Qatala cartel while taking shore leave on Farius Prime , and was later captured by Qatala agents who posed as Starfleet Intelligence operatives. These false agents then had the Enterprise -C dispatched to the Draavid nebulae cluster . There, the Enterprise discovered a disabled Atawhean colony ship. The Enterprise rescued the colonists, and transferred them to the USS Blakely .

Alerted to the ruse after this rescue, the Enterprise tracked Halak to a dead pre- Cardassian world, where they discovered Captain Garrett's ex-husband, Ven Kaldarren , attempting to find a portal that would have been used by the Hebitians to travel from this world to Cardassia Prime . Alien entities then attacked the Enterprise away team , and Kaldarren sacrificed himself so the rest could escape. ( ST - The Lost Era novel : Well of Souls )

On stardate 16883.1, the Enterprise -C visited the planet Zalda to initiate first contact with the Zaldan government. Commander al-Halak, Lieutenant Commander Darya Bat-Levi , and chief medical officer Jo Stern took part in the landing party, but Stern took the lead in discussions, given the Zaldans' aversion to falsehoods and appreciation of blunt honesty. ( ST novel : A Singular Destiny )

On either Saturday, 5 February, or in May 2344 (stardate 21096.4), the Enterprise -C was patrolling near the Klingon-Romulan border, when they received a distress call from a Klingon outpost on Narendra III . Upon arrival at Narendra, the Enterprise found the outpost under attack by four Romulan warbirds ; the Enterprise put up a gallant fight, but was ultimately destroyed by the superior numbers. Some of the crew survived, however, and were taken prisoner by the Romulans. ( TOS novel : Vulcan's Heart ; TNG episodes : " Yesterday's Enterprise ", " Redemption II ")

The only members of the Enterprise crew to survive and also avoid Romulan capture were Doctor Frances Stewart , two security guards, and a shuttle pilot , all of whom were assigned to accompany the stricken Saavik to Vulcan . They survived because their shuttle left the ship before the Romulan attack took place. ( TOS novel : Vulcan's Heart )

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The Enterprise -C arrives at her final fate.

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Before the Enterprise 's destruction, she traveled through a temporal rift to an alternate 2366 , where they were discovered by the USS Enterprise -D . The Enterprise -C crew were, at first, eager to stay in the future, but after discovering that the Federation is facing destruction at the hands of the Klingon Empire, they decided to return after their successors deduced that the Enterprise -C's sacrifice in the past would avert the current war.

A Klingon attack on both Enterprise s leaves Captain Garrett dead, but Lieutenant Richard Castillo assumes command and takes the ship back in time, along with Lieutenant Natasha Yar . ( TNG episode : " Yesterday's Enterprise ")

Following the battle with the Romulans, both officers survive, and are taken prisoner. ( TNG episode : " Redemption II ")

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The Enterprise -C, held at a Tholian facility in the alternate timeline in 2409.

While attempting to return to their own time, the Enterprise was accidentally pulled farther into the future, into an anomaly in the Azure Nebula in 2409 , thus again restoring the timeline in which the Klingons defeated the Federation in war. The Enterprise was captured and held at a Tholian facility, and the crew forced to work.

In this timeline, some time after the Klingons defeated the Federation, the Bajorans discovered the wormhole. Once discovered, the Dominion invaded the Alpha Quadrant , allying with the Cardassians and the Breen . With the Federation gone and the quadrant in disarray, the Dominion conquered or subsumed the major powers. The Tholians signed a non-aggression pact with the Dominion and as part of the deal, were given the Azure Nebula.

With help from other temporally-displaced officers, the Enterprise -C escaped and returned to its own time. ( STO mission : " Temporal Ambassador ")

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Long-lost first model of the USS Enterprise from ‘Star Trek’ boldly goes home after twisting voyage

The first model of the USS Enterprise is displayed at Heritage Auctions in Los Angeles, April 13, 2024. The model — used in the original “Star Trek” television series — has been returned to Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry, the son of “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry, decades after it went missing in the 1970s. (Josh David Jordan/Heritage Auctions via AP)

The first model of the USS Enterprise is displayed at Heritage Auctions in Los Angeles, April 13, 2024. The model — used in the original “Star Trek” television series — has been returned to Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry, the son of “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry, decades after it went missing in the 1970s. (Josh David Jordan/Heritage Auctions via AP)

Joe Maddalena, executive vice president of Heritage Auctions, left, and Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry, the son of “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry, shake hands over the recently recovered first model of the USS Enterprise at the Heritage Auctions in Los Angeles, April 13, 2024. The model — used in the original “Star Trek” television series — has been returned to Eugene, decades after it went missing in the 1970s. (Josh David Jordan/Heritage Auctions via AP)

Joe Maddalena, executive vice president of Heritage Auctions, left, and Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry, the son of “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry, view the recently recovered first model of the USS Enterprise at Heritage Auctions in Los Angeles, April 13, 2024. The model — used in the original “Star Trek” television series — has been returned to Eugene, decades after it went missing in the 1970s. (Josh David Jordan/Heritage Auctions via AP)

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DALLAS (AP) — The first model of the USS Enterprise — used in the opening credits of the original “Star Trek” television series — has boldly gone back home, returning to creator Gene Roddenberry’s son decades after it went missing.

The model’s disappearance sometime in the 1970s had become the subject of lore, so it caused a stir when it popped up on eBay last fall. The sellers quickly took it down, and then contacted Dallas-based Heritage Auctions to authenticate it. Last weekend, the auction house facilitated the model’s return.

Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry, CEO of Roddenberry Entertainment, said he’s thrilled to have the model that had graced the desk of his father, who died in 1991 at age 70.

“This is not going home to adorn my shelves,” Roddenberry said. “This is going to get restored and we’re working on ways to get it out so the public can see it and my hope is that it will land in a museum somewhere.”

AP AUDIO: Long-lost first model of the USS Enterprise from ‘Star Trek’ boldly goes home after twisting voyage.

AP correspondent Margie Szaroleta reports on the return of the original model of the USS Enterprise from the TV show “Star Trek.”

Heritage’s executive vice president, Joe Maddalena, said the auction house was contacted by people who said they’d discovered it a storage unit, and when it was brought into their Beverly Hills office, he and a colleague “instantly knew that it was the real thing.”

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They reached out to Roddenberry, who said he appreciates that everyone involved agreed returning the model was the right thing to do. He wouldn’t go into details on the agreement reached but said “I felt it important to reward that and show appreciation for that.”

Maddalena said the model vanished in the 1970s after Gene Roddenberry loaned it to makers of “Star Trek: The Motion Picture,” which was released in 1979.

“No one knew what happened to it,” Rod Roddenberry said.

The 3-foot (0.91-meter) model of the USS Enterprise was used in the show’s original pilot episode as well as the opening credits of the resulting TV series, and was the prototype for the 11-foot (3-meter) version featured in the series’ episodes. The larger model is on display at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum.

The original “Star Trek” television series, which aired in the late 1960s, kicked off an ever-expanding multiverse of cultural phenomena, with TV and movie spinoffs and conventions where a fanbase of zealous and devoted Trekkies can’t get enough of memorabilia.

This USS Enterprise model would easily sell for more than $1 million at auction, but really “it’s priceless,” Maddalena said.

“It could sell for any amount and I wouldn’t be surprised because of what it is,” he said. “It is truly a cultural icon.”

Roddenberry, who was just a young boy when the model went missing, said he has spotty memories of it, “almost a deja vu.” He said it wasn’t something he’d thought much about until people began contacting him after it appeared on eBay.

“I don’t think I really, fully comprehended at first that this was the first Enterprise ever created,” he said.

He said he has no idea if there was something nefarious behind the disappearance all those decades ago or if it was just mistakenly lost, but it would be interesting to find out more about what happened.

“This piece is incredibly important and it has its own story and this would be a great piece of the story,” Roddenberry said.

Thankfully, he said, the discovery has cleared up one rumor: That it was destroyed because as a young boy, he’d thrown it into a pool.

“Finally I’m vindicated after all these years,” he said with a laugh.

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Original ‘Star Trek’ Enterprise Model Resurfaces Decades After It Went Missing

The model used in the original series’ opening credits is now back with Eugene Roddenberry Jr., the son of the show’s creator

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Nearly 50 years after it went missing, the original model of the  USS Starship Enterprise from the hit show “ Star Trek ” is finally voyaging home. The 33-inch model—the same one that appears in the opening credits of the original series—is now back with Eugene Roddenberry Jr., the son of the show’s creator.

“After five decades, I’m thrilled that someone happened upon this historic model of the USS Enterprise ,” says Roddenberry, who goes by “Rod,” in a Heritage Auctions statement . “I remember how it used to adorn my dad’s desk.”

The tiny model has been missing since Roddenberry’s father, Gene Roddenberry (who died in 1991), lent it to the makers of 1979’s  Star Trek: The Motion Picture , the first Star Trek feature film. Unfortunately, he never got it back. What happened to it at that point is unknown.

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Last fall, the spaceship popped up on  eBay —with a starting bid of $1,000. The listing was titled “Rare Custom Star Trek USS Enterprise Spaceship by Richard Datin .” Datin, a model maker from the Howard Anderson special-effects company, built the original model out of solid wood. The  New York Times ’ Emily Schmall reports that the seller came across the item after discovering it in a storage unit. After receiving many inquiries about the item, the seller contacted Heritage Auctions.

“Once our team of experts concluded it was the real thing, we contacted Rod because we wanted to get the model back to where it belonged,” says Joe Maddalena, executive vice president at Heritage Auctions, in the statement. “We’re thrilled the Enterprise is finally in dry dock.”

The ship’s whereabouts after its disappearance remain a mystery; unfortunately, the missing years aren’t described in a captain’s log. The younger Roddenberry says there had even been rumors that he’d thrown it into a pool as a boy, per Jamie Stengle of the Associated Press (AP).

While the model would “easily” sell for over $1 million at auction, it’s a “priceless” piece of television history, Maddalena tells the AP.

Since Star Trek ’s debut in 1966, the Enterprise has become an instantly recognizable image—and a pioneering design that inspired many other fictional spacecraft.

“We didn’t want the Enterprise to look like something currently planned for our space program,” said Walter Jefferies, the Star Trek art director who designed the fictional craft, in the 1968 book The Making of Star Trek , per the auction house. “We knew that by the time the show got on the air, this type of thing would be old hat. We had to go further than even the most advanced space scientists were thinking.”

Ariel view of the Enterprise Model

The younger Roddenberry rounded up a group of Star Trek production veterans to help authenticate and restore the model. One of them was Gary Kerr, a “Trek x-pert” who worked on the 2016 restoration of an 11-foot model of the Enterprise for the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum . Kerr still had old photos of the model sitting on the elder Roddenberry’s desk.

“We spent at least an hour photographing it, inspecting the paint, inspecting the dirt, looking under the base, the patina on the stem, the grain in the wood,” Roddenberry tells the Times . “It was a unanimous ‘This is 100 percent the one.’”

While other models of the Enterprise exist, the newly discovered ship is the original. Looking ahead, Roddenberry wants to ensure that this one-of-a-kind artifact is accessible to the public.

“This is not going home to adorn my shelves,” he tells the AP. “This is going to get restored and we’re working on ways to get it out so the public can see it, and my hope is that it will land in a museum somewhere.”

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It's The (Other) Enterprise! How Discovery's I.S.S. Enterprise Connects Three Eras of Star Trek

The Mirror Enterprise had a long road getting from there to here.

SPOILER WARNING: This article contains story details and plot points for Star Trek: Discovery's "Mirrors."

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In the classic 1967 episode, " Mirror, Mirror ," when Kirk, Bones, Scotty, and Uhura accidentally beamed across dimensions, and onto another version of the Enterprise , the first clue that this was a parallel universe was the fact that the ship was orbiting around the Halkan homeworld from right-to-left, rather than left-to-right. So, the first glimpse of the I.S.S. Enterprise was simply that it was taking a different path, literally, zagging when it should have been zigging.

Ever since the debut of "Mirror, Mirror," the idea of an evil Enterprise grew in our imaginations, even if we didn't get to actually see it on-screen again. Even as the Mirror Universe expanded in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine , Star Trek: Enterprise , and Star Trek: Discovery , an on-screen glimpse of the I.S.S. Enterprise — traveling on a very different path from the U.S.S. Enterprise — remained elusive. That is, until now.

In the Discovery episode " Mirrors ," the final destination of this version of the Enterprise has been revealed, and in that revelation, the entire timeline of the Star Trek universe has been traversed. Unlike the classic 1701 of the Prime Universe, the I.S.S. Enterprise 's journey has lasted centuries. Here's how that journey unites at least three different aspects of the larger Star Trek story.

How Discovery Brings Back the Mirror Enterprise

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"Mirrors"

In "Mirrors," the fifth episode of Discovery 's fifth season, Book and Burnham take a shuttlecraft into an unstable wormhole, hoping to find a trace of Moll and L'ak and the next piece of the puzzle that can lead them to the Progenitor 's elusive technology. But instead, adrift and displaced by nine centuries, and an entirely different dimension, they find the I.S.S. Enterprise , a ship Burnham never actually encountered while she was in the Mirror Universe in Discovery 's first season, but is nonetheless instantly familiar with.

While aboard, we learn that while this ship was part of the Terran Starfleet. At some point after the events of "Mirror, Mirror," a group of rebellious reformers commandeered this Enterprise , turning it into a ship of hope. Book finds a plaque on the ship which commemorates the ship's journey, pointing out that "The Terran High Chancellor was killed for trying to make reforms." This could reference Mirror Spock, though Burnham and Book would have no way of knowing that.

In "Mirror, Mirror," Kirk challenged Mirror Spock to be better, and try to reform the Empire which, we learned, actually did happen. But, interestingly, Burnham and Book only have one piece of the puzzle, the audience of all of the Star Trek franchise, has the rest.

The Deep Space Nine Connection

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"Crossover"

In the 1994  Deep Space Nine episode " Crossover ," Kira and Bashir find themselves in the Mirror Universe after a warp bubble kerfuffle spits them out the Bajorian wormhole and into very unfamiliar territory. They’re in the Mirror Universe all right, but this is the 24th Century version of the Mirror Universe, not the 23rd Century time frame from "Mirror, Mirror." Kira comes face to face with her Mirror self, Intendant Kira, who tells her all about how Spock became the leader of the Empire, and began "preaching reforms" and "peace."

This neatly parallels what Book says in "Mirrors," but now, we learn that some Terrans who believed in peace escaped on the I.S.S. Enterprise . While the DS9 future of the Mirror Universe was bleak for Terrans, we now learn that some survived, and even made it to the Prime Universe thanks to the Enterprise . 

The Story of Another Wayward, Vintage Starship

The U.S.S. Defiant NCC-1764 next to the I.S.S. Enterprise in 'In A Mirror Darkly, Part 2'

"In A Mirror Darkly, Part 2"

The Constitution -class I.S.S. Enterprise 's journey from the Mirror Universe of the 23rd Century to the 32nd Century is also reminiscent of another TOS Mirror Universe starship crossover. Back in Discovery 's first season, the crew learns everything they need to know about the Mirror Universe thanks to information about the U.S.S. Defiant , a ship, which like the I.S.S. Enterprise , eventually moved across universes and time, as well.

In the 1968 Original Series episode " The Tholian Web ," the U.S.S. Defiant vanishes, only to reappear in the 2005 Enterprise two-parter, " In a Mirror, Darkly ." As Burnham puts it in "Despite Yourself," this journey is unorthodox, "Data suggests that in the future, the Defiant will encounter a phenomenon that'll bring it into this alternative universe's past." This means that not only did the Defiant cross universes, but time-traveled too, from the 23rd Century setting of The Original Series , to the 22nd Century setting of Star Trek: Enterprise . 

The I.S.S. Enterprise didn't travel from the 23rd century Mirror Universe straight to the 32nd century Prime Universe. As we learned in Discovery 's third season, crossing over directly between these universes at this point in time is impossible. But, it did crossover sometime before the end of the 24th Century; one of the mysterious 24th Century scientists, Dr. Cho, was Terran. And, that detail, brings the journey of the I.S.S. Enterprise , all the way back to the story of Discovery .

Discovery 's Hopeful Mirror Universe Tale

Book reads the I.S.S. Enterprise plaque in 'Mirrors'

Book reads the journey of the I.S.S. Enterprise to Burnham, mentioning that this crew escaped all thanks to the help of a "Keplian slave turned rebel leader." Instantly, Book and Burnham know this can only mean "Action Saru" himself, from the Mirror Universe.

This detail ties into Season 3's two-parter, " Terra Firma ," in which Georgiou re-entered the Mirror Universe in the 23rd Century, at a point in time prior to Burnham's crossover in Season 1. But, in this version of the Mirror Universe, Georgiou, like Mirror Spock, tried to affect some positive change, which had dire consequences for her. But, at the same time, in this Mirror Universe, Georgiou had also freed Saru, and we did see him leading a rebellion toward the end of the episode. As the Guardian of Forever told Georgiou in " Terra Firma, Part 2 ," her actions in at least one version of the Mirror Universe had a big, positive impact, "You saved a Kelpien. And you didn't have to do that. And he'll save others. A lot of them."

So, thanks to Georgiou, Mirror Spock, and Action Saru, the story of the Mirror Universe in Star Trek: Discovery 's final season has become an optimistic one. Like the idealistic Terran rebels in Deep Space Nine 's " Through the Looking Glass ," not all stories about the darkest dimension in Star Trek have to end in despair. And thanks to crossover between dimensions, the I.S.S. Enterprise has now become a beacon of hope in not one universe, but two.

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Star Trek: Discovery season 5 digs deep into The Original Series lore in an episode full of references to "The Paradise Syndrome."

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Although Star Trek: Discovery season 5 is focused on a season-long quest for ancient secrets from before the dawn of history, there have also been a few episodes that have been almost standalone in structure. From the time loop in “Face the Strange” to the return of the ISS Enterprise in “Mirrors,” Discovery ’s final seasons has episodic stories, woven into the bigger arc. And, out of all of season 5, episode 6, “Whistlespeak,” is probably the most standalone of the bunch.

In order to retrieve the latest clue to the Progenitor tech, the USS Discovery jumps to the planet Halem’no, a pre-warp planet. Here, Burnham and Tilly have to go undercover to not only find the clue, but also, repair some concealed technology. Along the way, Discovery pays homage to The Original Series , the prequel series Enterprise , and beyond. Here are the biggest Star Trek easter eggs and references in the episode…

Weather Towers 

Throughout all of Star Trek , or at least the time of The Voyage Home , there’s been the strong suggestion that the weather on Earth, and other Federation planets, is controlled by low-key terraforming technology. In “Whistlespeak,” Burnham and Tilly have to fix a weather tower that is malfunctioning on a pre-warp, Prime Directive-protected planet. This exact mission hasn’t happened before, but it is reminiscent of several Trek episodes from the past…

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Going Undercover With an Indigenous Culture

The conceit that Burnham and Tilly have to blend in with a pre-warp civilization has several precedents in other Star Trek series and films. In The Original Series episodes “Pattern of Force,” “Return of the Archons,” “A Private Little War,” and “The Paradise Syndrome,” the crew has to infiltrate planets and pass themselves off as natives. Ditto The Next Generation episode “Who Watches the Watchers?” and the beginning of the feature film Insurrection . Burnham, Owo and Captain Pike also went undercover in a pre-warp civilization in the Discovery season 2 episode “New Eden.” Then, the entire Strange New Worlds gang, including Pike, Spock, and La’an all went undercover in the series premiere of that that show, also titled “Strange New Worlds.”

Finally, the very first glimpse of Michael Burnham ever happens near the start of the first Discovery episode from 2017, “The Vulcan Hello.” And in that episode, Captain Georgiou and Michael Burnham are helping save a pre-warp civilization from a drought without being detected. So, in Disco’s first season and its last, Burnham is on a very similar mission. At least once, anyway.

Subcutaneous Comms

Burnham and Tilly also rock both subcutaneous — under the skin — communicators, as well as tricorders embedded into their eyes. The retinal tricorders are new, but Kirk and Spock both had subcutaneous transponders put into their arms in the episode “Patterns of Force.” 

The scientist who created the weather towers for the Halem’nites was named Hitoroshi Kreel, a Denobulan. Though we never see him on screen, we know, generally, some basic features of what Denobulans look like. The beloved character of Dr. Phlox in the series Enterprise was a Denobulan, and it was in that series that nearly all the lore of the planet Denobula was established, even though the planet was never seen on screen. Outside of Enterprise , we’ve seen Denobulans in Lower Decks , Prodigy , and briefly in Strange New Worlds Season 2. But, despite being mentioned in this Discovery episode, no Denobulans appear.

Burnham’s Job

While it’s easy to forget what Burnham trained to do for Starfleet, this episode reminds us of the fact that in season 1, it was established that in both Starfleet and at the Vulcan Science Academy, Burnham studied xenoanthropology. She’s actually perfect for away missions like this because of her anthropological background, unlike say, several other Starfleet captains who frequently would go on missions like this.

“We could really use you at” 

Ever since season 4, Tilly has been teaching at Starfleet Academy, which, for now, is located somewhere at Federation HQ. Tilly telling Burnham she wants her to teach there too is interesting, and has some precedent in previous Star Trek lore. When Spock was teaching at Starfleet Academy, in The Wrath of Khan , he brought Kirk in to help out at the beginning of the movie. Because Tilly and Burnham are both from the 23rd Century initially, it’s not too nuts to think of them both teaching at Starfleet Academy at some point in the future, much like their classic-era colleagues across space and time.

Paradise Syndrome: Reloaded

Overall, the story of “Whistlespeak” feels like a modern update of tricky TOS episode, “The Paradise Syndrome.” In that episode, Kirk lost his memory, and became part of a tribe of Native Americans who lived on a planet that was not Earth. Progressive stuff for 1968 maybe , but less than great or thoughtful now. However, the sci-fi premise of “The Paradise Syndrome” was fantastic even if the politics were iffy: A device that was placed on the planet by an advanced alien race—designed to protect the people of the planet—malfunctions and gains religious significance. This is exactly what happens with the weather stations on Halem’no, and, just like Kirk and Spock had to go back into the obelisk in TOS to save the native population, Burnham and Tilly have to do the same thing in this Discovery episode. 

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Interestingly, this “Paradise Syndrome,” connection goes even deeper when you realize that “The Preservers,” mentioned in that episode, were the first indication that an advanced humanoid species seeded several planets with humanoid lifeforms. So, without “:The Paradise Syndrome,” you kinda don’t have the TNG episode “The Chase,” and without that, you certainly don’t have Discovery season 5’s epic search for the Progenitor tech, which goes all the way back to 1993, or 1968, or millions of years in the past, depending on your point of view.

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USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D) personnel

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A Galaxy -class starship such as the USS Enterprise -D normally had a complement of approximately 1,000-6,000 crewmembers , including civilian residents and families. From commissioning in 2363 until destruction in 2371 , crewmembers joined the crew, and some departed or were lost.

As of 2366 , some thirteen species were represented among the ship's complement, at that time including Betazoid , Klingon , El-Aurian , Vulcan , and Human members. (" Sins of The Father ") Over the course of its mission, crew species included Bolian , Benzite , Bajoran , Napean , and an android .

Crew manifest [ ]

Civilian residents are listed without Starfleet ranks .

Argyle

  • Lieutenant Commander Argyle
  • Ensign Alans
  • Ensign Allenby
  • Ensign Anaya
  • Crewman Aron
  • Jeremy Aster
  • Lieutenant Marla Aster

Reginald Barclay, 2366

Lieutenant Barclay

  • Lieutenant Ballard
  • Doctor Balthus
  • Lieutenant junior grade Reginald Barclay
  • Lieutenant Barnaby
  • Lieutenant Bartel
  • Ensign Bennett
  • Doctor Harry Bernard, Sr.
  • Harry Bernard
  • Lieutenant Commander Brannon Braga
  • Ensign Janet Brooks
  • Marc Brooks
  • Chief Brossmer
  • Ensign Brower
  • Ensign Burke
  • Crewman Burton
  • Eric Burton

Beverly Crusher, 2367

Commander Beverly C. Crusher

  • Ensign Cabot
  • Ensign Maddy Calloway
  • Ensign Carstairs
  • Ensign Cheney
  • Lieutenant Clancy
  • Ensign Collins
  • Science Officer Tom Corbin
  • Ensign Corelki
  • Lieutenant Corell
  • Lieutenant Costa
  • Commander Beverly Crusher
  • Acting Ensign Wesley Crusher

Data, 2366

  • Lieutenant Commander Data
  • Lieutenant Dick D'Angelo
  • Lieutenant junior grade Jenna D'Sora
  • Chief Daniels
  • Lieutenant Commander Nella Daren
  • Ensign Davies
  • Ensign Davis
  • Lieutenant Dean
  • Science Officer Deng
  • Ensign Dern (engineer)
  • Ensign Dern (flight control officer)
  • Lieutenant junior grade Duffy
  • Ensign Suzanne Dumont

Farrell

  • Lieutenant Farrell
  • Ensign Felton
  • Lieutenant Wilbur Finks
  • Lieutenant Commander Jerry Fleck
  • Ensign Fletcher
  • Marissa Flores
  • Lieutenant Foley
  • Lieutenant Don Foster, Jr.
  • Jeffrey Fratis

Giusti

  • Ensign Giusti
  • Ensign Gates
  • Ensign Gibson
  • Lieutenant Diana Giddings
  • Chief Gillespie
  • CPO Gladstone
  • Ensign Gleason
  • Ensign Sonya Gomez
  • Jay Gordon Graas

Haskell

  • Ensign Haskell
  • Doctor Hacopian
  • Lieutenant Edward Hagler
  • Crewman Hansen
  • Ensign Hayes
  • Lieutenant Hayes
  • Chief Hedrick
  • Christy Henshaw
  • Ensign Herbert
  • Geologist Hildebrant
  • Doctor Hill
  • Chief Maggie Hubbell
  • Ensign Hutchinson
  • Keiko Ishikawa O'Brien

Edward Jellico, 2369

  • Captain Edward Jellico
  • Lieutenant Jae
  • Ensign Janeway
  • Lieutenant J'Dan
  • Lieutenant Juarez

Daniel Kwan

Lieutenant junior grade Daniel L. Kwan

  • Ensign Kane
  • Ensign Keller
  • Chief Kelso
  • Jake Kurland
  • Commander Kurn
  • Lieutenant junior grade Daniel Kwan

Geordi La Forge, 2368

  • Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge
  • Lieutenant Larson
  • Lieutenant junior grade Sam Lavelle
  • Ensign Robin Lefler
  • Lieutenant Lewis
  • Ensign Locklin
  • Lieutenant Logan
  • Lieutenant Longo
  • Ensign Lopez
  • Lieutenant Commander Leland T. Lynch

Sarah MacDougal

Lieutenant Commander Sarah MacDougal

  • Lieutenant Commander MacDougal
  • Ensign Mandel
  • Ensign Markson
  • Lieutenant junior grade Marquez
  • Doctor Martin
  • Crewmember Martinez
  • Nurse McClukidge
  • Lieutenant McDowell
  • Ensign McKnight
  • Lieutenant Commander Jim Mees
  • Ensign Mendon
  • Paul Menegay
  • Lieutenant Minnerly
  • Lieutenant junior grade Monroe
  • Ensign Nagel
  • Lieutenant Nara
  • Crewman Nelson
  • Lieutenant John Nesterowicz

Alyssa Ogawa, 2370

Ensign Alyssa Ogawa

  • Keiko O'Brien
  • Chief Miles Edward O'Brien
  • Molly O'Brien
  • Lieutenant junior grade Alyssa Ogawa

Jean-Luc Picard, 2366

  • Captain Jean-Luc Picard
  • Specialist Alfonse Pacelli
  • Lieutenant junior grade Palmer
  • Ensign Pavlik
  • Ensign Peeples
  • Chief Pendleton
  • Lieutenant Pierson
  • Lieutenant Pinder
  • Willie Potts
  • Lieutenant Andrew Powell
  • Lieutenant Ben Prieto
  • Metallurgist Prixus
  • Commander Katherine Pulaski

William Riker, 2366

  • Commander William T. Riker
  • Ensign Sariel Rager
  • Ensign Rainer
  • Crewman Ramos
  • Ensign Reel
  • Lieutenant Sandra Rhodes
  • Science Officer Richardson
  • Lieutenant Ro Laren
  • Lieutenant B.G. Robinson
  • Alexander Rozhenko

Elizabeth Shelby, 2367

  • Commander Elizabeth Shelby
  • Chief Salazar
  • Ensign Bruno Salvatore
  • Lieutenant Selar
  • Lieutenant Fernando Sepulveda
  • Engineer Sherbourne
  • Engineer Jim Shimoda
  • Lieutenant junior grade Shipley
  • Lieutenant junior grade Singh
  • Ensign Sito Jaxa
  • Tactical Officer Rebecca Smith
  • Lieutenant junior grade Solis
  • Paterson Supra
  • Clara Sutter
  • Ensign Sutter
  • Science Officer Swenson

Deanna Troi, casual attire

Lieutenant Commander Deanna Troi

  • Ensign Taggert
  • Ensign Taitt
  • Crewman Simon Tarses
  • Ensign Taurik
  • Nurse Temple
  • Ensign Thorne
  • Ensign Torigan
  • Lieutenant Torres
  • Ensign Towles
  • Ensign Toya
  • Commander Deanna Troi
  • Lieutenant junior grade Lian T'Su
  • Ensign Tyler
  • Lieutenant Umbato
  • Lieutenant Van Mayter

Worf, 2371

Lieutenant Worf

  • Lieutenant Darian Wallace
  • Historian Whalen
  • Ensign Williams
  • Lieutenant Wong
  • Lieutenant Commander Worf
  • Lieutenant Wright

Natasha Yar, 2364

  • Lieutenant Natasha Yar
  • Ensign Youngblood

Anaanda Ziff

  • Lieutenant Anaanda Ziff

Alternate and parallel personnel [ ]

Kieran MacDuff

  • Commander Kieran MacDuff
  • Lieutenant Barrett
  • Lieutenant Gaines
  • Captain Thomas Halloway
  • Doctor Joshua Kim
  • Lieutenant Walter Pierce
  • Eric-Christopher
  • Lieutenant Suna
  • Ensign Thomas

Unnamed crewmembers [ ]

  • Conn officers
  • Operations station officers
  • Tactical officers
  • Ten Forward personnel
  • Unnamed USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D) personnel
  • Unnamed USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D) command personnel
  • Unnamed USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D) operations personnel
  • Unnamed USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D) sciences personnel

External link [ ]

  • USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D) personnel roster at Memory Beta , the wiki for licensed Star Trek works
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Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 6 Ending Explained

WARNING: Contains SPOILERS for Star Trek: Discovery, season 5, episode 6, "Whistlespeak".

  • Burnham's decision to break the Prime Directive saved Tilly and the Halem'nites from certain death.
  • Tilly's struggles with Starfleet Academy students hint at a future storyline for Star Trek: Starfleet Academy.
  • Culber's spiritual awakening challenges Star Trek's rationalism, leading to a deeper exploration of his character.

By the end of Star Trek: Discovery season 5, episode 6, "Whistlespeak", Captain Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) and the crew are one step closer to the Progenitors' technology, following a mission to a pre-warp society that risked the life of Lt. Sylvia Tilly (Mary Wiseman). After last week's big revelations about the Mirror Universe, Moll (Eve Harlow), L'ak (Elias Toufexis), and the Breen Imperium, "Whistlespeak", written by Kenneth Lin and Brandon Schultz, and directed by Chris Byrne, is a more traditional Star Trek adventure. Seeking the next clue on the planet Halem'no, Burnham and Tilly join the Journey of the Mother Compeer.

This religious pilgrimage takes the form of a race to prove devotion to Halem'no's gods, in the hope of making it rain again. However, this religious pilgrimage has life-threatening consequences for Tilly , providing Burnham with a dilemma over whether she breaks Star Trek 's Prime Directive to save her friend. Elsewhere, on the USS Discovery, Ensign Adira Tal (Blu del Barrio) is struggling to settle into their new role as science officer on the bridge, while Dr. Hugh Culber (Wilson Cruz) gets closer to coming to terms with his spiritual awakening, courtesy of some wise words from Cleveland Booker (David Ajala).

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Captain burnham broke the prime directive to save tilly, the halem'nites and tilly would have died without burnham..

Believing that the next clue to the Progenitors' treasure was hidden in the High Summit, a weather tower disguised as a mountain, Burnham and Tilly joined the pilgrimage in the hope of making it inside. However, it quickly transpired that once inside the tower, there was no way out. Designed by Denobulan scientist Hitoroshi Kreel , the towers were designed to protect the Halem'nites from the punishing dust storms that take place on their planet. Tilly and young initiate Ravah (June Laporte) became trapped inside the vacuum chamber, meaning that they would suffocate to death unless they were rescued.

The Denobulans were introduced in Star Trek: Enterprise via the Enterprise NX-01's Denobulan Dr. Phlox (John Billingsley).

Discovery was unable to beam Tilly and Ravah out of the weather tower due to the walls being made of tritanium, making it impossible to get a transporter lock . Which is why Burnham made the difficult decision break the Prime Directive by beaming into the weather tower's control room to reveal the truth to Ohvaz (Alfredo Narciso). Burnham was right to break the Prime Directive , because the Denobulan weather towers were failing, and in drastic need of repair. Without Burnham's intervention, Tilly and Ravah would have died for no reason, and the Halem'nites would have eventually been driven to extinction .

While it's definitely a breach of the Prime Directive, Burnham is still very careful not to destroy Ohvaz's beliefs , telling him that " Nothing we have shown you means gods don't exist ". Indeed, Burnham's quest for life itself is proof of some higher power in the Star Trek universe . While Commander Rayner (Callum Keith Rennie), Tilly, and Burnham all lament the inevitable ramifications, it seems likely that Dr. Kovich (David Cronenberg) will brush off this breach of the Prime Directive in favor of Discovery's Red Directive mission .

There is a Prime Directive exception to allow repairs to existing "contamination" as long as it doesn't interfere with the natural growth of the populace, which is effectively what Burnham did on Halem'no.

Tilly's Away Mission Sets Up Star Trek: Starfleet Academy

Starfleet academy is failing its new students..

Star Trek: Discovery season 5, episode 6, "Whistlespeak" appears to set up Star Trek: Starfleet Academy by revealing more about Tilly's struggles to get through to her students . Discussing her new career with Burnham, Tilly reveals that one of her students wants to quit the Academy to take a position aboard a cargo freighter. Later, when they meet Ravah, Tilly notes the similarities between the young woman keen to prove herself to her gods and the Starfleet Academy cadet who wants to get out into the stars as soon as possible.

Star Trek: Discovery Proves Starfleet Academy Show Doesnt Make Sense Without Tilly

Tilly and Ravah's instant connection is a welcome reminder of why Tilly's such a good fit for Starfleet Academy . Tilly's empathy for Ravah, and the gut-wrenching guilt when she realizes that she's signed her death warrant demonstrates the huge responsibility involved in training new Starfleet officers. Confiding in Michael, Tilly reveals that she thinks Starfleet Academy is failing their students, perhaps focusing more on the theoretical than the practical. Tilly's final mission on the USS Discovery, and interactions with characters like Ravah could help her to reform the institution when she returns to Starfleet Academy.

The Meaning of Denobulan's Progenitors Clue Explained

"...we need to be so careful.".

In Star Trek: Discovery season 5, episode 5 , "Mirrors", Burnham and Book realized that each of the clues to the Progenitors' treasure contained important lessons. For example, the clue hidden on Trill, in the heart of an Itronok nest, was designed to test whether Book and Burnham valued life-forms different from their own. As with all the previous clues, the one left behind by Denobulan scientist Kreel contains a message, which is discussed by Burnham and Tilly, after they secure it from the dormant fifth weather tower.

It transpires that the cultural impact of the technology installed on Halem'no by the Denobulans was the lesson . When the towers began failing, the Halem'nites began sacrificing themselves to make it rain, something that the Denobulans could never have predicted. It's a reminder to Burnham and Tilly that when they eventually find the Progenitors' technology they have to be very careful with how they use it. The fifth and final clue, located in the fifth weather tower, is written in Betazoid text, left behind by the fifth and final scientist, Marina Derex.

Dr. Culber Is Coming To Terms With His Experience On Trill

Culber's had a "thrilling" spiritual awakening..

Dr. Culber's spiritual awakening has been one of the most interesting storylines in Star Trek: Discovery season 5, as it challenges the franchise's stance on religion . The clash between Star Trek 's rationalism and Culber's spiritualism is exemplified by his discussions with a hologram of his Abuela (Maria del Mar), a spiritual woman who raised Hugh to be a man of science. However, after spending the episode trying to find a scientific explanation, Culber instead realizes that there isn't one , and that his mind is instead opened up to new possibilities and something larger than himself.

At the end of Star Trek: Discovery season 5, episode 6, Dr. Culber discusses his new awakening with Book, who acknowledges that it " sounds kind of wonderful ". Book advises Culber not to be so concerned that his husband, Commander Paul Stamets (Anthony Rapp) doesn't quite understand Hugh's new perspective . Reflecting on Culber's situation as a Kwejian, Book helps Hugh come to terms with it by sharing an observation of human relationships, and the obsession with sharing a personal passion with a partner:

"It's an odd quirk, really, this human tendency to consider something less meaningful if it's just for yourself."

Wilson Cruz Killed It Playing Star Trek: Discovery's Trill

Will book and michael get back together in star trek: discovery season 5, "one answer at a time, doc".

To return the favor, Dr. Culber tries to get Book to open up about his break-up with Michael at the end of Star Trek: Discovery season 4 . It's been clear throughout Discovery season 5 that Book and Burnham still have feelings for one another, but they're yet to act upon them . Michael got a reminder of how happy they were in "Face the Strange" when she time traveled back to an earlier point in their relationship. In "Mirrors", their relationship was a reflection of that between Moll and L'ak, and there was a strong sense of Burnham and Book still being a great team.

Dr. Culber quizzes Book about Burnham at the end of Star Trek: Discovery season 5, episode 6, seeing through Booker's front. Asked whether he thinks he can get back what he once had with Michael, Book simply replied " One question at a time, Doc ", proving that affairs of the heart can be even more complex than the search for the Progenitors' treasure. As Book is still determined to get through to Moll after the events of "Mirrors", his "sister" could still provide a major stumbling block for a romantic reunion between Burnham and Booker in Discovery season 5.

Discovery Is Taking A Detour To Deal With Moll And L'ak

The uss locherer just found moll and l'ak..

At the start of Star Trek: Discovery season 5, episode 6, "Whistlespeak", Burnham is ordered by Dr. Kovich to forget about Moll and L'ak and focus on the next clue. By the end of the episode, Federation Headquarters informs the USS Discovery that Moll and L'ak have been located by the USS Locherer . This feels suspicious given Kovich's insistence that Burnham focus on her Red Directive mission and forget all about tracking Moll and L'ak. It remains to be seen if the USS Discovery is about to enter a trap or instead engage in another desperate attempt to bring Moll and L'ak on side.

T he title of Star Trek: Discovery season 5, episode 7, "Erigah", is a reference to the Breen blood bounty placed on Moll and L'ak by Primarch Ruhn (Tony Nappo) . It's likely, therefore, that the translation of the Betazoid clue will be taking a backseat in the next episode, as Burnham and the crew reckon with the ramifications of a Breen blood bounty. As the Discovery crew is so close to the finish line with the Progenitors' treasure there could be no worse time to engage the Breen as Star Trek: Discovery season 5 continues.

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Star Trek: Discovery

Star Trek: Discovery is an entry in the legendary Sci-Fi franchise, set ten years before the original Star Trek series events. The show centers around Commander Michael Burnham, assigned to the USS Discovery, where the crew attempts to prevent a Klingon war while traveling through the vast reaches of space.

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Star trek: discovery's mirror universe enterprise was cool, but also missed 3 opportunities.

The appearance of the ISS Enterprise was a nice surprise, but Star Trek: Discovery could have done more with the Mirror Universe ship.

Warning: SPOILERS for Star Trek: Discovery Season 5, Episode 5 - "Mirrors"

  • It was a missed opportunity for Mirror Universe legacy characters like Spock or Kirk to make an appearance in Star Trek: Discovery season 5, episode 5.
  • Burnham's reflection on the ISS Enterprise could have tied back to her time in the Mirror Universe with Georgiou.
  • The story of ISS Enterprise's escape from the Mirror Universe teases a powerful rebellion and hope narrative.

Star Trek: Discovery brought back the ISS Enterprise that was introduced in the classic Star Trek: The Original Series episode, "Mirror, Mirror," but the show could've done so much more with the Mirror Universe version of Star Trek's most iconic ship. In its fifth and final season, Star Trek: Discovery has sent its characters on an intergalactic treasure hunt centuries in the making. In their search for the powerful technology of the Progenitors, Captain Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) and her crew have already faced numerous trials, and their most recent clue took them to a relic from the 23rd century.

In Star Trek: Discovery season 5, episode 5 , "Mirrors," written by Johanna Lee and Carlos Cisco and directed by Jen McGowan, Captain Burnham and Cleveland Booker (David Ajala) must enter interdimensional space in search of the next clue on their quest to find the Progenitors' technology. After Burnham and Booker make it into the wormhole, they find the heavily damaged, but still intact ISS Enterprise. As they search the ship, they discover that refugees used the Enterprise to escape from the brutal Mirror Universe in search of a better life. While it was certainly fascinating to learn more about the ISS Enterprise and its journey, the appearance of the centuries-old ship could have had more of an impact.

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The iss enterprise provided the perfect excuse for a strange new worlds cameo, michael could've found a recording from mirror universe spock or kirk..

As Captain Burnham and Cleveland Booker explore the bridge of the ISS Enterprise, Michael gets emotional looking at what would have been her brother, Spock's (Ethan Peck), terminal. While this is a nice moment, it would have been a great opportunity to include a recorded message from Mirror Universe Spock or someone else who was on board the ship. Not only would it have been fun to see Ethan Peck with Mirror Spock's goatee, but it could have been a nice moment for Michael to see an alternate version of her brother.

It's a missed opportunity that no Star Trek legacy characters made an appearance in "Mirrors."

Whether due to budget constraints or scheduling conflicts, it's a shame that Star Trek: Discovery did not get Ethan Peck or Paul Wesley, who plays Lt. James T. Kirk on Star Trek: Strange New Worlds , to make a quick cameo. Seeing the Mirror Universe Captain Kirk would have been a nice way to shout out Star Trek: The Original Series , while also connecting Discovery to Strange New Worlds . Star Trek: Discovery has shown recordings of legacy characters before, such using old footage of Leonard Nimoy's Spock in the Discovery season 3 episode "Unification III", and it's a missed opportunity that no Star Trek legacy characters made an appearance in "Mirrors."

The ISS Enterprise Should've Reminded Burnham Of Her Time In The Mirror Universe With Georgiou

Didn't all of the mirror universe iconography remind burnham of her experiences there.

While Captain Burnham did have a moment of reflection regarding Spock, she never mentioned the time she spent in the Mirror Universe or her connection with Emperor Philippa Georgiou (Michelle Yeoh) . The Mirror Universe played a major role in Star Trek: Discovery season 1, and Burnham spent a fair amount of time there. Michael also grew close to Georgiou after she traveled back with the USS Discovery to Star Trek 's Prime Universe. It stands to reason that Michael would likely have been reminded of her time in the Mirror Universe as she was exploring the ISS Enterprise.

Two of Star Trek's best modern villains, Emperor Georgiou and Captain Gabriel Lorca (Jason Isaacs), came from the Mirror Universe. Michelle Yeoh will reprise the role of Georgiou in the upcoming Star Trek: Section 31.

Star Trek: Discovery season 5, episode 4 , "Face the Strange" revisited several moments from Captain Burnham's past, but didn't touch on the Mirror Universe. Allowing Michael to have a moment of remembrance on the ISS Enterprise would have been a nice connection to season 1 and another way to show how far Burnham has come. Whether or not Burnham has spoken with Book about her experiences in the Mirror Universe, she could have shared a memory of her time with Georgiou. Discovery season 5 already has a lot going on, but they missed out on what could have been a nice moment of reflection for Captain Burnham.

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Star trek should tell the story of the iss enterprise's escape from the mirror universe, discovery teases what could be a powerful story of rebellion and hope..

One of the most interesting aspects of the ISS Enterprise is the story of how the ship ended up in interdimensional space in the first place. After Captain James T. Kirk (William Shatner) visited the Mirror Universe in Star Trek: The Original Series, he inspired Spock to initiate a series of reforms to prevent the Terran Empire from falling. Unfortunately, the Empire fell anyway, but some people took Spock's ideas to heart and rebelled against the new regime. After "a Kelpian slave turned rebel leader" — aka Mirror Universe Saru (Doug Jones) — told others about the Prime Universe, they began searching for a way to get there.

Star Trek: Discovery could have done more with the ISS Enterprise, but at least they turned the former warship into a symbol of hope.

The ISS Enterprise became a lifeboat, as Saru helped refugees steal the ship and take it to the Prime Universe. Book reads their story from a plaque on the wall, but it sounds like a tale that deserves more than a few sentences of dialogue. The story of a group of rebels who steal the Enterprise, ride it into another universe, and then have to adapt to an entirely different way of life would make a great movie or mini-series. Star Trek: Discovery could have done more with the ISS Enterprise, but at least they turned the former warship into a symbol of hope.

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    Star Trek: Enterprise, originally titled simply Enterprise for its first two seasons, is an American science fiction television series created by Rick Berman and Brannon Braga.It originally aired from September 26, 2001 to May 13, 2005 on United Paramount Network ().The sixth series in the Star Trek franchise, it is a prequel to Star Trek: The Original Series.

  9. Star Trek: Enterprise

    Learn more about the full cast of Star Trek: Enterprise with news, photos, videos and more at TV Guide. X ... Star Trek: Enterprise - Full Cast & Crew. 66 Metascore; 2001-2016; 4 Seasons

  10. Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series 2001-2005)

    Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series 2001-2005) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Menu. Movies. Release Calendar Top 250 Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Movie News India Movie Spotlight. ... (based upon "Star Trek" created by) (97 episodes, 2001-2005)

  11. Star Trek: Every Captain of the Enterprise

    Here is a breakdown of all USS Enterprise Captains across the various Star Trek movies, live-action series, comics, and books. Beginning with Star Trek: The Original Series, the Starship Enterprise has been at the very heart of the enduring sci-fi franchise created by Gene Roddenberry in 1966.Of course, the two most famous Captains of the Enterprise are James T. Kirk (William Shatner) and Jean ...

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    Here is a picture of the Enterprises lined up together; the last one is the new version of the Enterprise from the post-2009 movies: The first is the NX-class Enterprise from the Enterprise series; its crew complement appears to be 83.. The second is the original Constitution-class Enterprise from TOS; its crew complement is 205 in the 2250s, then 450 in the 2260s.

  13. Star Trek: Enterprise Cast & Character Guide

    Star Trek: Enterprise introduced a host of new characters who would become pivotal players in Star Trek's 22nd century.The 4th Star Trek show developed by executive producer Rick Berman, the series was originally titled simply Enterprise in its first two seasons, and it was a prequel set a century before Star Trek: The Original Series. By season 3, the show was retitled Star Trek: Enterprise ...

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    1 of 8 | . The first model of the USS Enterprise is displayed at Heritage Auctions in Los Angeles, April 13, 2024. The model — used in the original "Star Trek" television series — has been returned to Eugene "Rod" Roddenberry, the son of "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry, decades after it went missing in the 1970s.

  16. List of Star Trek: Enterprise cast members

    Connor Trinneer (pictured far left) and Scott Bakula (pictured far right) in costume alongside three members of the crew of the USS Enterprise.. Star Trek: Enterprise is an American science fiction television series that debuted on UPN on September 26, 2001, and ran for four seasons until May 13, 2005. The show was the fifth live-action series in the Star Trek franchise, and was intended to ...

  17. Original 'Star Trek' Enterprise Model Resurfaces Decades After It Went

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  18. It's The (Other) Enterprise! How Discovery's I.S.S ...

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  20. USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-A)

    The USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-A) was a Constitution II-class vessel operated by Starfleet in the 23rd century. It was the second Federation starship to bear the name Enterprise, and was assigned to the newly-demoted Captain James T. Kirk and his command crew in 2286. (Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home) After the Enterprise-A was decommissioned following the Khitomer Conference in 2293, it was ...

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  22. List of Star Trek: The Original Series cast members

    Grace Lee Whitney as Janice Rand, Captain's yeoman. John Winston as Kyle, operations officer. Michael Barrier as Vincent DeSalle, navigator and assistant chief engineer. Roger Holloway as Roger Lemli, security officer. Eddie Paskey as Leslie, various positions. David L. Ross as Galloway, various positions. Jim Goodwin as John Farrell, navigator.

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    Star Trek: Discovery season 5, episode 6, "Whistlespeak" reveals that Star Trek: Enterprise's Denobulan species, popularized by Dr Phlox (John Billingsley), played a hugely important role in the future of Starfleet and the Federation.The latest clue to the Progenitors' treasure is located on the planet Halem'no, a pre-warp planet which has been given a subtle helping hand from the Denobulans.

  24. 'Star Trek' USS Enterprise model found on eBay after nearly 50 years

    The original USS Enterprise model used in the introduction of the show "Star Trek" was found after being missing for nearly 50 years. The model went missing in the 1970s and was found being sold ...

  25. USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D) personnel

    A Galaxy -class starship such as the USS Enterprise -D normally had a complement of approximately 1,000-6,000 crewmembers, including civilian residents and families. From commissioning in 2363 until destruction in 2371, crewmembers joined the crew, and some departed or were lost. As of 2366, some thirteen species were represented among the ship ...

  26. Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 6 Ending Explained

    By the end of Star Trek: Discovery season 5, episode 6, "Whistlespeak", Captain Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) and the crew are one step closer to the Progenitors' technology, following a ...

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    Star Trek: Discovery brought back the ISS Enterprise that was introduced in the classic Star Trek: The Original Series episode, "Mirror, Mirror," but the show could've done so much more with the Mirror Universe version of Star Trek's most iconic ship. In its fifth and final season, Star Trek: Discovery has sent its characters on an intergalactic treasure hunt centuries in the making.