On the eve of retirement, Kirk and McCoy are charged with assassinating the Klingon High Chancellor and imprisoned. The Enterprise crew must help them escape to thwart a conspiracy aimed at sabotaging the last best hope for peace.
After an explosion on their moon, the Klingons have an estimated 50 years before their ozone layer is completely depleted, and they all die. They have only one choice - to make peace with the Federation, which will mean an end to 70 years of conflict. Captain James T. Kirk and crew are called upon to help in the negotiations because of their experience with the Klingons. Peace talks don't quite proceed, and Kirk and McCoy are convicted of assassinating the Klingon High Chancellor, and imprisoned on Rura Penthe, a snowy hard-labor prison camp. Will they manage to escape? And will there ever be peace with the Klingons?Written by
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Uhura's lack of knowledge of the Klingon language is at odds with her being Communications officer, since she should at least have some working knowledge of the language of the Federation's greatest rival. She once spent three months effortlessly handling the communications station on board the captured Klingon Bird of Prey in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, where all the controls were written in Klingon. (The filmmakers argued about this: see trivia.) See more »
Captain Hikaru Sulu:
Stardate 9521.6. Captain's Log, USS Excelsior. Hikaru Sulu commanding. After three years, I have concluded my first assignment as master of this vessel, cataloguing gaseous planetary anomalies in Beta Quadrant. We're heading home under full impulse power. I'm pleased to report that ship and crew have functioned well.
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At the beginning of the end credits, the signature of each of the principal cast members is written one by one as a final send-off for their characters. See more »
For home video, a scene in which Scotty verifies the torpedo inventory has been added. In this scene, Valeris mentions the Chancellor's daughter has succeeded her dead father (she heard this on "the news") and Scotty mentions that the daughter never cried over the death of her father. Spock also mentions that Klingons have no tear ducts. See more »
Now this was a movie. The best case scenario for the orginial crew to leave the movie scene, making peace with the Klingons and Sulu finally becoming a Captain. Everything was great in this movie. It had humor, adventure, mystery and just about anything else you could possibly want. The best behind #2.
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