3. ALTERNATE REALITY SPOCK, FROM THE 2009 REBOOT STAR TREK, PARAPHRASES THE FAMOUS QUOTETOO.
He says, ““If you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” It’s another slight reword, and it’s not credited to Holmes like it was in The Undiscovered Country. However, it is a reference to the detective.
4. THE CO-WRITER OF THREE STAR TREK FILMS ALSO WROTE NUMEROUS FAMOUS SHERLOCK HOLMES PASTICHES, INCLUDING THE SEVEN-PER-CENT SOLUTION, WHICH HE ALSO ADAPTED INTO A SCREENPLAY.
Nicholas Meyer wrote the novel The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, in 1974. It was published as a “lost manuscript” of Watson. Meyer adapted The Seven-Per-Cent Solution into a screenplay for a film of similar name in 1976, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Meyer likewise co-composed the screenplays for Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home and The Undiscovered Country. In the commentary for The Undiscovered Country exceptional release, Meyer remarked, “Star Trek fans are just as likely to be Sherlock Holmes fans.”