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Taggart was a legendary Starfleet starship captain around the turn of the 23rd century. Taggart had several encounters with Klingons in the course of his career, and characterized them in a manner that was contradicted by later captains, including Robert April and Garth of Izar. (TOS novel: In the Name of Honor)

The author's annotations reveal "Taggart" is intended as a joking reference to Tim Allen's character in the film Galaxy Quest.