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Old January 24 2013, 06:28 PM   #46
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Re: What episode is the most unreferenced?

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How about "The Man Trap"? With the possible exception of Trelane's stuffed-and-mounted salt vampire (that was probably just a budgetary thing), the only thing I can think of that references it, whether on screen or in print, is my own student short story, Inteview with Dr. Ambrose Crater, or "The Salt Vampire Ate My Parents."
There was a Salt Vampire among the aliens in the Rura Penthe deleted scenes in Star Trek. Pic HERE.
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Old January 24 2013, 08:38 PM   #47
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DS9's "Armageddon Game"?
A few Kellerun appear in the Strange New Worlds short story "Change of Heart".
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Old January 24 2013, 09:21 PM   #48
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Stupid short stories!
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Old January 25 2013, 04:22 PM   #49
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Re: What episode is the most unreferenced?

I've got the ultimate contender!
VOY: Living Witness

Because it is set in the 31st century and beyond on a world without further contact with the Federation, nobody is going to revisit it in our current timeline.

The only references I could think would be sth. like a Kyrian Starfleet officer from the far future in a DTI incident or, more likely, Warship Voyager becoming playable in STO. Unless there's another short story about it...
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Old January 25 2013, 04:56 PM   #50
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^Sorry, but there's a terrific Strange New Worlds IV story, "Personal Log" by Kevin Killiany, that's a direct sequel to "Living Witness" told from the backup EMH's POV.
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Old January 25 2013, 08:23 PM   #51
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^Sorry, but there's a terrific Strange New Worlds IV story, "Personal Log" by Kevin Killiany, that's a direct sequel to "Living Witness" told from the backup EMH's POV.
I was 'afraid' Strange New Worlds would strike again. There has to be some unreferenced episode, after all.
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Old January 25 2013, 08:25 PM   #52
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Re: What episode is the most unreferenced?

How about "Cathexis?"
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Old January 25 2013, 08:42 PM   #53
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How about "Cathexis?"
It introduced Kathryn's Gothic holonovel, I'm not sure whether that counts. But as posted above, VOY episodes are most likely, in general.
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Old January 27 2013, 03:27 AM   #54
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Re: What episode is the most unreferenced?

It's incredible, I can't think of a single episode that hasn't been referenced somewhere in TrekLit.
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Old January 27 2013, 03:34 AM   #55
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Last shot... "Course: Oblivion"
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Old January 27 2013, 10:02 AM   #56
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Has there been any reference to the episode "Paradise" from DS9? If there is, I bet it's in Strange New Worlds or something.
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Old January 27 2013, 06:12 PM   #57
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Has there been any reference to the episode "Paradise" from DS9? If there is, I bet it's in Strange New Worlds or something.
In Keith R.A. DeCandido's Enterprises of Great Pitch and Moment, Sisko tells Picard about Alixus trying to destroy the runabout.
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Old January 28 2013, 06:56 PM   #58
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Re: What episode is the most unreferenced?

Actually, I just thought of another "Man Trap" reference: back in the 1970s, there were a number of whimsically illustrated Star Trek "NO SMOKING" signs in (I believe) the Lincoln Enterprises catalog. One of them was "Smokers will be introduced to the Salt Vampire." (Another one, with a picture of NOMAD zapping somebody, declared that "Smokers will be sterilized.")
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Old January 29 2013, 05:25 AM   #59
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Re: What episode is the most unreferenced?

So curious - has TNG's 'Transfigurations' ever been mentioned to anyone's knowledge?
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Old January 29 2013, 08:04 PM   #60
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Memory Beta has Zalkonians listed in the "species" section of Q-Space's reference sections.

http://memory-beta.wikia.com/wiki/Q-Space
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