Saturday, May 2, 2020

The Enterprise in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” had a deck called Cetacean Ops, where dolphins and whales were crew mates

From the wiki:
Doctor Joshua Kim was ordered to report to this facility, shortly after the Enterprise-D encountered a temporal rift. (TNG: "Yesterday's Enterprise")

The term "Cetacean Ops" was only heard in the "background chatter" during the episode. The facility might also exist in the regular timeline as dolphins are mentioned to be aboard the ship in "The Perfect Mate". To date, the facility has never been shown on screen.

And the mirror verse version:

Here's another weird Star Trek gem, the episode that featured a giant clone of Spock:

One more: