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Abrom
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Fought against the Nazi regime on planet Ekos in 2268 as a Zeon member of the resistance. With his brother Isak, he helped Spock and Kirk find John Gill, a Federation cultural observer.

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Achilles
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A celebrated gladiator on planet 892-IV, who battled Spock and McCoy in the planet's televised arena in 2267.

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Adam
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Musically-minded wanderer who joined Dr. Sevrin's quest for the mythical planet Eden. In 2269, Adam helped hijack both the Aurora and the Enterprise to find the elusive paradise. Once Sevrin's...

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Adams, Dr. Tristan
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Assistant warden of the Tantalus V penal colony. In 2266, Adams took control of the colony after director Simon Van Gelder went insane from exposure to a neural neutralizer device he had been...

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Aging Disease
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Afflictions encountered whose chief symptoms include the rapid aging of human tissue and body systems. One, discovered in 2267 at Gamma Hydra IV, was induced by radiation from a comet passing...

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Akaar, Teer
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High "teer," or chief, of the Ten Tribes of planet Capella IV, who was killed in 2267 by rival Maab in a Klingon-induced power struggle over leadership of the tribes. Shortly after his death,...

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Akaar, Leonard James
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Son of the late Teer Akaar and his widow, Eleen, on planet Capella IV. Born 2267 shortly after his father was killed in a Klingon-induced power struggle, he was named after James Kirk and Leonard...

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Akuta
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Leader of the native people of Gamma Trianguli VI, Akuta was known as "the Eyes of Vaal" because he wore antennae by which he received commands from their god, Vaal. When visited by an Enterprise...

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Aldebaran
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A Type K5 star only 68 light-years from Sol, named and sighted as one of the brightest in the night sky by Earth's ancients. Aldebaran is known by its old Earth Bayer classification: Alpha Tauri....

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Aldebaran III
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Longtime Federation member planet on which Janet and Theodore Wallace performed experiments using carbohydrate compounds to slow the aging of plants. Grand Nagus Zek's nephew Belongo was...

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Alexander
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Platonian citizen who was forced to play the role of jester for the amusement of his people because he was the only one who lacked the telekinetic abilities of the others. This was because...

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Alfa 177
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Class-M planet geo-surveyed by the U.S.S. Enterprise on stardate 1672.1, when a transporter malfunction trapped Lt. Sulu's landing party on the surface overnight during freezing cold that left...

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Alice
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Title character of the Earth children's book "Alice in Wonderland," written by 19th-century author Lewis Carroll. A facsimile of Alice appeared on the so-called "amusement park planet" in the...

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Alice Series
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A model of android created by the long-extinct "Makers" from the Andromeda Galaxy occupying a planet that came under the control of Harry Mudd in 2267. The pretty brunette model was a particular...

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All Our Yesterdays
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The crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise investigate the planet Sarpeidon whose sun is soon to go nova. Upon beaming to the surface, Kirk, Spock, and McCoy discover the inhabitants gone and a library...

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Alpha Carinae II
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Class-M planet on which Dr. Daystrom's M-5 computer was tested in 2268.

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Alpha Carinae V
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The home planet of the Drella, an entity that absorbs energy from the feelings of love it senses around it.

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Alpha III
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Origin of the civil liberties document cited by Samuel T. Cogley during Captain Kirk's court-martial on stardate 2947.3.

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Alpha Majoris I
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Homeworld of a lifeform known as the Mellitus, which is gaseous in transit but becomes solid when still.

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Alpha Proxima II
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One of several planets where female residents were brutally stabbed to death in the style of Jack the Ripper. A lifeform that fed off terror and fear was responsible.

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Alpha V
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An Earth colony that was home to some of Charles Evans' relatives in 2266.

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Altair VI
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Center of the Altair system, the planet was recovering from a longtime intersystem war when the U.S.S. Enterprise was ordered to attend its new president's inauguration ceremony in 2267. The visit...

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Alternative Factor, The
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While orbiting what should be a dead planet, the U.S.S. Enterprise experiences a moment of "nonexistence." Starfleet Command fears an enemy invasion and orders Kirk to find out what caused the...

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Amerind planet
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A Class-M planet, otherwise unnamed, located in a dense asteroid belt and home to a colony of Native Americans that were transported there from Earth by an ancient race known as the Preservers...

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Amoeba
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Origin: space. A giant single-celled creature which resembles an Earth amoeba but is magnified millions of times. This space-roaming entity threatened to consume all life in the galaxy until it...

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Amok Time
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When Spock begins to exhibit strange, erratic behavior, Kirk asks McCoy to conduct a medical examination. McCoy concludes that Spock is experiencing a potentially lethal internal distress. Spock...

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Anan 7
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Leader of the High Council of Eminiar VII and military commander in the 500-year-old war with neighboring planet Vendikar. Anan 7 enforced the agreement between the opponents to use computers to...

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And the Children Shall Lead
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When the U.S.S. Enterprise finds that all the adults in the Starnes Expedition to Triacus have killed themselves, they beam to the planet's surface to investigate. The children, however, are alive...

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Anderson, Howard A.
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Visual effects pioneer Howard A. Anderson Jr., ASC, worked with Gene Roddenberry in 1964 to create the transporter "beam" and other effects for the fledgling Star Trek series. Anderson's credits...

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Andorians
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Planet: Andoria. Humanoid Federation members are blue-skinned in appearance, with bilateral antennae that reflect their emotional state, and characteristically white hair. Andorians are...

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Andrea
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Andrea, a beautiful female android, was built by archaeologist Roger Korby. Korby used technology left behind on Exo III by an ancient civilization called "the Old Ones," who were destroyed by...

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Andromeda Galaxy
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Nearest neighboring galaxy to the Milky Way. Origin of the intelligent, noncorporeal spacefaring species known as the Kelvans.

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Antares, U.S.S.
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The Federation science vessel whose crew discovered Charles Evans in 2266, marooned alone on Thasus and then transported him to the U.S.S Enterprise NCC-1701 to be delivered home. Later, the...

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antimatter converter assembly
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Part of the warp drive system of Federation starships, including the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 and other Constitution class vessels.

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Antos IV
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Home to both a species of giant energy-generating worms and an intelligent species using the art of cellular metamorphosis. Captain Garth learned the ability while convalescing on this planet.

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Apella
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Leader of the villagers who fought Tyree's hill people with help from the Klingons who provided them with flintlock weapons. When Captain Kirk of the U.S.S. Enterprise visited the planet in 2267,...

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Apollo
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A being worshipped by ancient Greeks on planet Earth as god of the sun, prophecy, music, medicine and poetry. Apollo and his fellow "gods" had an extra organ in their chests that apparently gave...

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Appel, Ed
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In 2267, Appel served as an engineer at the underground pergium mining colony on Janus VI. Appel was one of the first to encounter the Horta, a "monster" that could burrow through solid rock, and...

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Apple, The
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When a landing party beams down to the planet Gamma Trianguli VI, they find what appears to be an idyllic paradise. They quickly discover, however, that the planet is deadly, sporting plants that...

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Archanis
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Star with at least four planets and the namesake of its sector, adjoining the Bajor sector, three days journey from DS9 and visible from the Cestus region. Relinquished by the Klingons along...

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Archanis IV
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Federation colony world which Gowron wanted evacuated in 2372-73; Sisko says it's "a long way from [DS9]." While under the power of a hostile entity, Pavel Chekov once claimed that the...

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Archon, U.S.S.
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An early Federation craft that vanished near the planet Beta III in 2167, when it was pulled from its orbit by the computer system Landru. The surviving crew was absorbed into Beta III's society...

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Ardana
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A Class-M planet and Federation member in 2268, despite its dual system — the privileged upper-class lives in the city of Stratos, considered the finest example of sustained antigravity...

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Arena
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The U.S.S. Enterprise is in pursuit of an unknown alien ship which has destroyed a Starfleet base on Cestus III. In an uncharted area of space, both the alien ship and the Enterprise are caught by...

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Argelians
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Planet: Argelius II. Despite the hedonistic nature of the natives of Argelius II, their planet has long been known as a friendly shore-leave spot for Starfleet — even after the murderous...

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Argelius II
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Class-M planet strategically important for its port for space-faring races, especially thanks to its hedonistic and hospitable humanoid natives. It was beset by the murdering Redjac entity in 2267.

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Ariannus
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A planet threatened by a bacterial invasion in 2268, until the Enterprise conducted an orbital decontamination.

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Assignment: Earth
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Sent back in time to find out how Earth managed to survive without destroying itself, the U.S.S. Enterprise inadvertently beams aboard a space traveler, Gary Seven, along with his black cat, Isis....

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Astral Queen
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Captain Jon Daily commanded this Federation passenger craft in 2266. When the ship didn't make a scheduled stop at Planet Q, the Karidian Company of Players was forced to seek passage on the...

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atavachron
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Sarepeidon technology which allows one-way time travel of the user's choice by way of pre-selected destinations within the planet's own history, programmed and archived for use on circular...

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Atoz, Mr.
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Last inhabitant of the planet Sarpeidon. Mr. Atoz and several duplicates of himself oversaw a vast library in the atavachron, a time-portal device that allowed inhabitants of the doomed planet to...

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Aurora
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In 2269, Dr. Sevrin and his group of followers stole this space cruiser on their quest to find the mythical planet of Eden.

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Ayelborne
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Leader of the Council of Elders on planet Organia. Ayelborne, along with all Organians, welcomed representatives of both the Federation and the Klingon Empire to his planet in 2267. Ayelborne...

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Babel
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Neutral rogue planet where the Federation Council met in 2267 to determine the admission of the Coridian planets to the Federation.

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baffle plate
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Component of a Starfleet propulsion system, as with the U.S.S Antares. In 2266, Charles Evans caused the Antares to explode by making the baffle plate disappear. Another one that ruptured caused...

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Baily, Lt. David
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Junior navigator aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise in the early days of Captain Kirk's command. During a tense confrontation with the First Federation flagship Fesarius, Bailey erupted in several...

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Balance of Terror
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The marriage of Angela Martine and Robert Tomlinson is interrupted when a Romulan bird-of-prey attacks and destroys Outpost 4, which guards the Neutral Zone between Federation and Romulan space....

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Balok
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Commander of the First Federation flagship Fesarius who conducted his people's first contact with the United Federation of Planets in 2266. A childlike being by human standards, Balok employed a...

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Baris, Nilz
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Undersecretary in charge of Agricultural Affairs for the United Federation of Planets in 2267. Baris was sent to Station K-7 to oversee the development project for Sherman's Planet, and in that...

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Barnhart
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Enterprise crew member killed on Stardate 1531.1 (2266) by the M-113 salt creature that had infiltrated the ship and was masquerading as Crewman Green at the time. Barnhart's body was found on Deck 9.

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Baroner
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False name given by Captain Kirk during an undercover mission to the planet Organia in 2267.

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Barrett, Majel
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Majel Barrett Roddenberry, the face behind roles from "Number One" to "Nurse Christine Chapel" to "Lwaxana Troi" and the voice of Starfleet computers past and present, was also creator Gene...

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Barrows, Yeoman Tonia
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Crew member of the U.S.S. Enterprise in 2267 who joined the landing party on the world that later came to be known as the "amusement park planet." Unaware that her fantasies would be instantly...

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Barstow, Commodore
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Starfleet officer who, in 2267, ordered the U.S.S. Enterprise to investigate a galaxy-wide time warp distortion and determine if the phenomenon was natural or a prelude to invasion by an unknown...

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battle cruiser, Klingon
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battle cruiser, Romulan
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Beagle, S.S.
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A small, non-combat ship commanded by Captain R.M. Merrick. In 2261, the crew of the vessel was taken prisoner by the inhabitants of Planet 892-IV.

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bearing
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In celestial navigation, a mathematical expression describing a direction in space with relationship to a space vehicle. A bearing measures the angular difference between the current forward...

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Bele
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(Played by Frank Gorshin) Chief officer of the Commission on Political Traitors from the planet Cheron. White on the left side of his body and black on the right, Bele harbored racial bigotry...

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Belli, Melvin
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Among all of Star Trek’s third season “stunt cat” guest stars on NBC, one of the oddest to be cast was hardly an actor: legendary San Francisco celebrity and personal injury...

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Benecia Colony
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A young Federation colony with only minimal medical facilities in 2269, when Dr. Janice Lester used them to hide her life-energy transfer with James T. Kirk.

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Benton
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A lithium miner on planet Rigel XII, working under Ben Childress, during Harry Mudd's sojourn there in 2266.

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Beratis
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Name ascribed to unknown murderer on Rigel IV.

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Berengaria VII
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A planet known for its dragon-like lifeforms.

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Beta 5 computer
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Powerful computer system built by unknown extraterrestrials, used by Gary Seven on Earth in 1968 and secluded into his New York apartment.

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Beta Antares IV
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Whether populated or not, this world was mentioned as the home of a confusing card game named fizzbin in a ruse by James Kirk to escape captors on Sigma Iota II in 2268.

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Beta Niobe
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The name of a star that went nova on stardate 5943.7 (2269), destroying its only planet, a Class-M world named Sarpeidon whose inhabitants fled to safety via a time portal. At that time, the...

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Biggs, Casey
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Casey Biggs played Damar on Deep Space Nine. The character first appeared in one episode of Season 4 and became an important recurring character up to the final episode of the series in Season 7....

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Bilar
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Citizen of the society on planet Beta III that was under the control of the computer-being known as Landru. In 2267, Bilar greeted the Enterprise landing party and asked if they had found...

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bird-of-prey, Romulan
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Black Knight
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Medieval armor-clad horseman who appeared on the amusement park planet as a manifestation of the thoughts of Yeoman Tonia Barrows. The black knight was among the characters imagined by the...

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Boma, Lt.
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Crew member from the U.S.S. Enterprise who was aboard the shuttlecraft Galileo when it crash-landed on Taurus II while investigating the Murasaki 312 quasar phenomenon.

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Bonaparte, Napoleon
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Infamous French military leader from 18th-century Earth. Known more commonly as Napoleon, the being known as Trelane considered himself a student of Bonaparte's tactics.

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Botany Bay, S.S.
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Nuclear-powered vessel of the DY-100 class, which was Earth's standard interplanetary transport of the late 20th century. Named after an infamous Australian penal colony, the S.S. Botany Bay was...

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Boyce, Dr. Phillip
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Chief medical officer of the U.S.S. Enterprise under the command of Captain Christopher Pike in 2254. Boyce was of the opinion that there are things a man will tell his bartender that he would...

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Brack, Mr.
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Alias adopted by Flint when purchasing the planet Holberg 917G.

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brain-circuitry pattern
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Medical diagnostic tool which creates an image capable of mapping the neural activity in the humanoid brain. A BCP can be used as a means of identification as each individual image is unique to...

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Bread and Circuses
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The U.S.S. Enterprise finds the wreckage of the S.S. Beagle, with no survivors, orbiting near the Planet 892-IV. When Kirk, Spock, and McCoy beam to the planet's surface, they find a disheveled...

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Brown, Dr.
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Android assistant to archaeologist Roger Korby on the planet Exo III. Brown had originally been human, but Korby used alien technology to imprint his personality into a manufactured body.

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Burke, John
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21st-century Earth astronomer, head of the Royal Academy in England. Burke was the first to map the area of space around Sherman's Planet, a region which 200 years later would be the subject of a...

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By Any Other Name
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When the U.S.S. Enterprise answers a distress call from a small planet, the landing party is captured by a group of agents from the Kelvan empire, located in the distant Andromeda galaxy. The...

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Cage, The
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Thirteen years before James T. Kirk takes command of the U.S.S. Enterprise, Captain Christopher Pike and his starship crew receive a distress signal from the planet Talos IV and beam down to...

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Camus II
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A planet long dead and once was home to a highly advanced race with the power to exchange life-entities. Their ruins have long been studied by Federation scientists. In 2269, a Federation team...

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Capella IV
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Class-M planet with relatively primitive tribal inhabitants. The planet is a rich source of topaline, a rare mineral vital to the life-support systems of many Federation colonies. The U.S.S....

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Capellans
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Planet: Capella IV. A moderately primitive humanoid society based on tribal leadership and strong codes of war. Led by a high male tier, their customs and traditions forbid shows of cowardice, and...

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Captain, Gorn
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After Gorn forces destroyed the Earth outpost on Cestus III claiming it was an intrusion into their space, the captain of the Gorn vessel and Captain Kirk were transported by the Metrons to a...

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cardiostimulator
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Medical instrument which revives victims in cardiac arrest, available both as a hand-held unit and built into the cryo-surgivcal support frame. In 2267, McCoy used it on Ambassador Sarek aboard...

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Caretaker (Amusement Park Planet)
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The overseer of a highly advanced amusement park planet in the Omicron Delta region of space, who ensures the smooth operation of this world's facilities. Visitors to the planet have their minds...

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Carolina, U.S.S.
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This Federation starship supposedly sent a distress call to the Enterprise in 2267. It was actually a hoax transmission from the Klingons, who faked the distress call in order to keep the...

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Carroll, Lewis
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Nineteenth-century English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was best known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, under which he wrote many books. His most famous books were "Alice's Adventures in...

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