A bit of fun ... try to name all the references from other Trek shows we've seen so far...

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  1. Ar-Pharazon

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    Spock's shuttle disappeared in the Mutara sector. He seems destined to always have trouble there.
     
  2. King Daniel Beyond

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    The spore chamber in engineering is a weird repurposing of the glass side chamber Spock died in, in Wrath of Khan.
     
  3. Turtletrekker

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    In the Harry Mudd short, some of the Harry Mudd androids were wearing clothing similar to what Harry wore in the original series.
     
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  4. The Mighty Monkey of Mim

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    Oh so many...this is going to be a fun one!

    A few related to Klingons to start off mine:

    Klingon death howl - "Heart Of Glory" (TNG), et al.
    Klingon mummification - STIV and "Firstborn" (TNG)
    Kahless - "The Savage Curtain" (TOS), et al.
    Molor; Boreth; Light of Kahless; Sto-Vo-Kor; bat'leth - "Rightful Heir" (TNG), et al.
    Lukara - "Looking For Par'Mach In All The Wrong Places" (DS9), et al.
    Battle of Donatu V; surgically altered Klingon spy - "The Trouble With Tribbles" (TOS), et al.
    House Kor; Klingon mind ripper (implicit in Tyler/Voq consciousness graft) - "Errand Of Mercy" (TOS)
    House Mo'Kai - "The Killing Game" (VGR)
    Klingon language - as devised by Okrand for STIII, building upon fragments from TMP
    Klingons have redundant organs - "Ethics" (TNG), et al.
    Klingons feast on enemy corpses - "Blood Oath" (DS9), et al.
    Albino Klingon - STVI and possibly "Blood Oath" again

    (Honorable mention to the Black Fleet; not from a prior show, but novel The Final Reflection.)

    -MMoM:D
     
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  5. Dales

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    Mama Burnham telling pike his future ain't bright.
     
  6. The Mighty Monkey of Mim

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    Sarek; Amanda; Vulcan Science Academy; Andorians; Tellarites - "Journey To Babel" (TOS), et al.
    Amanda reading Lewis Carroll to Spock - "Once Upon A Planet" (TAS)
    Xenophobic/isolationist/secessionist/supremacist Vulcans - "Gambit" (TNG), et al.
    Vulcan's sister planet/moons - "Yesteryear" (TAS); TMP
    Katra - STIII, et al.
    Katra stones - related to katric arks from "The Forge" (ENT) and ST'09?
    Mind meld - "Dagger Of The Mind" (TOS), et al.
    Long distance psychic chats - "Affliction" (ENT)
    Vulcan Expeditionary Group - related to "Vulcanian Expedition" from "Court Martial" (TOS)?

    (I like to think that the creature young Spock was drawing on his holographic etch-a-sketch was the "dragon" he told Leila Kalomi he'd once seen on Berengaria VII in "This Side Of Paradise" [TOS] too.)

    -MMoM:D
     
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  7. SpocksOddSocks

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    Detmer's eypiece looks very much like Seven of Nine's.

    Lorca's fortune cookie read by Pike, very much a reference to The Cage, and Managerie.

    The Bau'ul look a lot like Armus from Skin of Evil.

    Bottle of Chateu Picard in Georgiou's ready room on the Shenzou.
     
  8. The Mighty Monkey of Mim

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    Mudd's 'beloved' Stella - "I, Mudd" (TOS)
    Mirror Universe - "Mirror, Mirror" (TOS), et al.
    U.S.S. Defiant
    NCC-1764 - "The Tholian Web" (TOS); "In A Mirror, Darkly" (ENT)
    Ships undergo refits - TMP, et al.
    Prime Directive; enemy turns out to be a computer; conversing via holograms - "The Return Of The Archons" (TOS), et al.
    PD referred to as 'General Order One' - "The Magicks Of Megas-Tu" (TAS), et al.
    Eugenics experiments illegal - "Doctor Bashir, I Presume" (DS9), building upon "Space Seed" (TOS), et al.
    600 million killed in WWIII - First Contact
    Rediscovery of lost Earth colonies - "The Terratin Incident" (TAS); "Terra Nova" (ENT), et al.
    Dilithium deposits in Tellun system - "Elaan Of Troyius" (TOS)
    Recrystallization of dilithium a potential game changer - STIV
    Lateral vector transporters - ENT
    Cestus III - "Arena" (TOS)
    Green Orions - "The Cage" et al.
    Spotted Trills - DS9
    Saurians - TMP; obliquely mentioned previously via their brandy in "The Enemy Within" (TOS), et al.
    Caitians - TAS, et al.
    Phasers with three barrels - "The Cage"
    Polygraph - "Wolf In The Fold" (TOS)
    Bridge windows; strange 'red things' related to wormholes and time travel - ST'09, et al.
    Temporal arms race - ENT
    One-(wo)man Sisyphean quest to 'fix' Time in spite of its 'moods' - "Year Of Hell" (VGR)
    Tachyons related to both time travel and cloaking - TNG; DS9; VGR; ENT
    Paris is Earth's capital - STVI, et al.

    -MMoM:D
     
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    Actually Paris is the Federation's capital.

    We don't know what the capital city of United Earth is. AFAIK, it's never been revealed in canon. Memory Beta says it's London, but doesn't provide any further context.
     
  10. NewHeavensNewEarth

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    Since the future supposedly isn't set, and she's been messing with everyone's timelines, it would've been nice for her to give Pike some specifics. But no.......
     
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    ShiKahr's outskirts and The Forge were both mentioned as places where Michael was found after running away from home.
     
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    Spock's "the engineering comprehension necessary to..." line a few episodes ago about future technology was stright from ST'09.
     
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    The holographic globe of Qo'noS in Will You Take My Hand? was littered with place names such as Kang's Summit, the Skral River and Lake Lusor.
     
  14. The Wormhole

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    The story about the Vulcan Hello says Vulcans first encountered Klingons at Ha'toria. That was the planet Worf was governor of in AGT.

    Leland's investigation of an "alligator on Cestus III" has to be a reference to the Gorn.

    The novels also have Section 31 being run by an AI named Control.

    The coordinates for Talos IV are taken from FASA.
     
  15. Ravenswood

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    Michael and her mother touching palm-to-palm through the containment field at their good-bye reminds me of Kirk and Spock's at the latter's death in TWOK. The needs of the many...

    By the way, I love what this thread implies against all the accusations of "The producers don't know anything about Star Trek," and "They don't care about Star Trek." They obviously know it intimately, and I am prepared to ride this out and see where it goes.
     
  16. NewHeavensNewEarth

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    The S31 communicators are the same as TNG/DS9/VOY communicators.

    Mrs. Burnham's remarks about time's moods are reminiscent of Annorax's rants in VOY's "Year of Hell."
     
  17. Turtletrekker

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  18. The Mighty Monkey of Mim

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    Tranya relished by Clint Howard - "The Corbomite Maneuver" (TOS)
    Klingon graffito saying 'Your mother has a flat forehead!' - "Affliction"/"Divergence" (ENT), et al.
    Thruster suit; workbees - TMP
    Subspace radio and relay network - TOS; TNG; DS9; VGR; ENT

    Albeit, this would seem to be a subsequent visit to the one seen in "Broken Bow" (ENT), as Mirror-Georgiou said it was "nearly one hundred years ago" (as opposed to "over one hundred").

    Fair enough. (I guess I always just thought of Earth at large as the UFP's capital. While Paris is where the Executive sits, the Legislature sits in San Francisco.) As for United Earth's, if distinct, one major European city or another would seem appropriate, considering that its World Government apparently grew from the initial basis of the European Hegemony, per "Up The Long Ladder" (TNG).

    As Kirk doesn't seem to be aware that the Gorn had previously claimed it as their territory by "Arena" (TOS)—or indeed of what a Gorn even is—I wonder if Leland's having been "up to [his] ass in" them at some point prior indicates a potential Section 31 coverup of this fact? Maybe they even disturbed a hatchery like the Janus IV miners did the Horta's in "The Devil In The Dark" (TOS), or something?

    That axiom is also referred to in "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum" (DSC), too.

    @ChristopherPike beat you to one, and I beat you to the other!:p

    -MMoM:D
     
  19. Tuskin38

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    I keep forgetting that planet was first mentioned in TNG

    It was mentioned in TNG?

    The Black Fleet is also referenced in a Klingon drinking song in DS9, thought you wouldn't know that without actually knowing Klingon (or looking up the lyrics online)

    But yeah, the mention in DSC was specifically a reference to the book, not the song. The writers have said they took inspiration from the book. Some of the lead Klingon actors last season also read it.
     
  20. Cyrus

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    Did MU Georgiou say it too? I thought it was admiral Cornwell that mentioned it. Did they also go to Klingon homeworld in the episode that put Archer on trial by Klingon court?