OK, so in Star Trek IV they go back in time, right? – What? No. The movie’s old enough to vote. Go watch it, if you haven’t seen it. Anyway, they go back in time from 2286 to 1986, all right? They get the whales. They come back. Problem solved. Only, here’s the thing. In the reboot, the Romulans come back from the end of the 24th Century – I SAID, watch the damn movies already – and go to 2233, and change the timestream completely, OK? Only, only, here’s the thing; they changed the time stream before 2286 but after 1986. There’s at least, three, four times before 2233 that the original Enterprise bridge crew is still alive, right, right? So they’re still there, OK?
Look, I drew a picture. (more…)