|Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home|
|Series:||The Original Series|
|Story by:||Harve Bennett & Leonard Nimoy|
|Screenplay by:||Steve Meerson, Peter Krikes, Harve Bennett & Nicholas Meyer|
|Directed by:||Leonard Nimoy|
|Release date:||26 November 1986|
|Writer(s):||Mike W. Barr|
|Artist(s):||Tom Sutton & Ricardo Villagran|
|Omnibus:||The Complete Comic Book Collection (2008); Movie Omnibus (2009)|
|Date:||2286 & 1986|
- From the back of the book
- At last, Admiral James T. Kirk and the crew of the late Starship USS Enterprise begin the long voyage home.
- But their trip is interrupted by the appearance of a mysterious all-powerful intruder. Suddenly, Kirk, Spock, McCoy and the rest of the crew must journey back through time to twentieth-century Earth. For only there can they save the future - by rescuing the past!
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- Margaret Sinclair-Alexander • Ben • Bob Briggs • Cartwright • Pavel Chekov • Christine Chapel • Kirim Dreii-dall • Verai Dva-Payjh • George and Gracie • Amanda Grayson • Gregory • Javy • Kamarag • James T. Kirk • Madelaine • Carol Marcus • Leonard McCoy • Narc • Marcus Walter Nichols • Punk on the Bus • Chitirih Ra-Dreii • Janice Rand • Joel Randolph • Hiram Roth • Saavik • Sarek • Montgomery Scott • Sgeulaiches • Spock • Akira Sulu • Hikaru Sulu • Gillian Taylor • T'Lar • T'Mei • Trillya • Nyota Uhura
- Referenced only
- Jedda Adzhin-Dall • Arneghe • Johnny Carson • Zinaida Chitirih-Ra-Payjh • Robin Hood • Waylon Jennings • Aurelan Kirk • George Samuel Kirk, Jr. • George Samuel Kirk, Sr. • Peter Kirk • Kruge • David Marcus • Gary Mitchell • Harold Morrow • Louis Pasteur • Christopher Pike • Harold Robbins • Ralph Seron • Shres • Jacqueline Susann • T'Pring • Friar Tuck • Virgil • Yalow
Starships and vehiclesEdit
- HMS Bounty (B'rel-class Bird-of-Prey) • bus • car • Cetacean Probe • USS Copernicus (Oberth-class) • USS Enterprise (aircraft carrier) • USS Enterprise-A (Constitution-class) • USS Excelsior (Excelsior-class) • Federation travel pod • Huey 204 (helicopter) • Mustang • pickup truck • USS Saratoga (Miranda-class) • USS Shepard • USS Yorktown (Constitution-class) • Zenith (courier)
- Referenced only
- Enterprise (space shuttle) • USS Grissom (Oberth-class) • USS Lydia Sutherland
- Alameda • Bering Sea • California • Cetacean Institute • Delta • Earth • Earth Spacedock • Federation Council Chambers • Golden Gate Bridge • Golden Gate Park • Mercy Hospital • Mission District • Mount Seleya • Romulan Neutral Zone • San Francisco • Sausalito • Sol • Starfleet Headquarters • Vulcan
- Referenced only
- Alaska • Argus • Bantu Nation • Belgium • Berkeley, California • Cambridge • Deneva • Edinburgh • Ganjitsu • Genesis Planet • Iowa • Japan • Los Angeles • Mars • Massachusetts • Philippines • Rigel IV • Sacramento • Scotland • South Africa • Tibet
Races and culturesEdit
- Andorian • Arcadian • Arkenite • Ariolo • Bzzit Khaht • Caitian • Deltan • Efrosian • Human • Humpback whale • Kasheeta • Klingon • Vulcan • Xelatian • Zaranite
- Referenced only
- Centaurian • Romulan
- Baird's beaked whale • baleen whale • blue whale • Cuvier's beaked whale • dolphin • fin whale • gray whale • minke whale • North Pacific pilot whale • orca • pygmy sperm whale • right whale • sei whale • sperm whale
States and organizationsEdit
- Federal Bureau of Investigation • Federation Council • Klingon Empire • Romulan Star Empire • Starfleet • Starfleet Academy • Starfleet Command • United Federation of Planets • United States of America
- 1960s • 1987 • 2069 • acrylic • Aeneid • Alice in Wonderland • alien • aquarium • atmosphere • beef • blastoneuron • cargo bay • Chevrolet • communicator • computer • corridor • dilithium • dog • The Doors • "dumb ass" • eagle • fal-tor-pan • Flying Dutchman • force field • gadolinium • glass • hamburger • Hamlet • horse • insignia • ion • Japanese language • katra • kimono • Kobayashi Maru scenario • Kvern • Land Rover • LSD • Macintosh • Moby Dick • Mona Lisa • money • Murphy's Law • newspaper • pizza • plankton • plastic • pregnancy • rank insignia • roller coaster • shark • shrimp • slingshot effect • spectacles • squid • The Tale of Genji • telephone • television • three-dimensional chess • thruster • ton • transparent aluminum • transporter • tricorder • uniform • universal element compensator • warp speed • wind-rider
- The Search for Spock (TOS movie) - The Voyage Home was a sequel to The Search for Spock, continuing from where that film left off, with the former-Enterprise crew and their captured Bird-of-Prey on Vulcan.
- The Doomsday Bug (TOS comic miniseries) - Set just before the film the doomsday bug causes brain damage to Spock, effectively resetting him to his former state after The Search for Spock and necessitating Spock's return to Vulcan. Spock had fully recovered in preceding comics set between the two films.
- Probe (TOS novel) - Probe is a sequel to The Voyage Home featuring the Cetacean Probe's withdrawal from Federation space and establishing its origins.
- Whales Weep Not (TOS short story) - Features the investigative search made after Taylor vanished.
- Debt of Honor (TOS comic) - Set a short time after The Voyage Home, includes appearances by Gillian Taylor and George and Gracie, and the birth of their child.
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
|TOS novelizations||Next story:|
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
The Captain's Daughter
|The above chronology placements are based on the primary placement in 2286.|
The Pocket Books Timeline places events from this story in one other timeframe:
The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh, Volume 1
Whales Weep Not
- 26 November - movie released.
- December - Pocket Books paperback novelization, by Vonda N. McIntyre, published
- December - Wanderer Books young adult novelization, by Peter Lerangis, published
- Simon and Schuster Audioworks audiobook adaptation of the novelization, narrated by Leonard Nimoy and George Takei, released.
- 1994 - Pocket Books reprint paperback novelization.
- 2004, October - Pocket Books reprint in a Signature Edition omnibus; Duty, Honor, Redemption, along with The Wrath of Khan and The Search for Spock.
- 2008, September - Graphic Imaging Technologies re-release as part of The Complete Comic Book Collection DVD-rom.
- 2009, November - IDW Publishing reprint in the Movie Omnibus, along side the other TOS movie comic adaptations.
- Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home article at Memory Alpha, the wiki for canon Star Trek.
- Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (novel) article at Memory Alpha, the wiki for canon Star Trek.
- Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (comic) article at Memory Alpha, the wiki for canon Star Trek.
- Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (young adult novelization) article at Memory Alpha, the wiki for canon Star Trek.