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 his ghost haunts Gambon turn and that, if you listen closely, you can still hear the screams from his watery Jaguar grave.
All we know is, he's not The Stig but he is The Stig's undead predecessor!