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In a Mirror, Darkly (1) - S4-E18

Trivia: In the opening scene of this episode (S4E18), footage from the 1996 movie "Star Trek: First Contact" was ingeniously intercut with new footage to create a startling revision that is still a Star Trek fan favorite to this day. Actors James Cromwell (Zefram Cochrane) and Cully Fredricksen (the Vulcan emissary) shot the original scene for the film "First Contact" in 1995. When the TV series "Star Trek: Enterprise" recycled the movie footage 10 years later, both Cromwell and Fredricksen received a day's pay for appearing as extras in this TV episode (about $120 for a day's work in 2005), even though they never physically appeared on the "Enterprise" set.

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Captain Archer: We should be entering the nebula.
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Question: Does anyone know how old Zefram Cochrane is or when he was born? He seemed pretty old in Star Trek: First Contact which takes place in 2063, and "Broken Bow" shows him still alive about 60 years later dedicating the Warp 5 complex with Captain Archer's father Henry.

Answer: Acording to the Star Trek Encyclopedia Cochrane was born in 2030. His warp flight was in 2063, and he himself disappeared from Alpha Centauri in the year 2117 at 87. Kirk met him on a planetoid in the Gsmms Canaris region in the year 2267 making him 237. The first episode of Enterprise is in 2151, so Cochrane was missing for 34 years by that time and would have been 121 at that time.

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