Re: Earth's Role
The very first moments of the film concern the crew of the Enterprise on a distant world, performing the kind of mission that we saw on the original show. It's as if the complainers in the this thread are being willfully blind.
But that's crazy, right?
Some say that daylight savings time was implemented to give him another hour of track time and that he goes through Pon Farr every 7 seconds.
All we know is, he's called The Stig.