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In the episode TOS: "The Cage" Pike says the line: "I used to ride through here when I was a kid. It's not as pretty as some of the parkland around the big cities, but. That's Mojave. That's where I was born." This page claims that Pike comes from Mojave, California, and the page "Mojave" claims it to be an actual and particular city in California. However, Pike gives no other information on the place, and the page on Mojave says it was filmed at Desilu so it could not be filmed at the actual location. I do not see any evidence to support this city in California over anywhere else named Mojave. On this talk page, under the header "Roddenberry obsession" it is claimed that Roddenberry had an obsession with the Mojave Desert. However, the Mojave desert is in Arizona, Nevada, and Utah in addition California and includes many locations named Mojave besides this California city. Did Roddenberry say anywhere that this city is what he meant? Or could he have meant elsewhere in the Mojave Desert, Mojave County, or perhaps the Mojave Reservation?
I am not changing anything at the moment because there may be some evidence that Pike is from this city and not anywhere else. I may change it later if I cannot find any evidence and no one presents any. I may well be wrong, but it seems like this is a bit of non-cannon information that is frequently repeated because it is plausible. – The preceding unsigned comment was added by ВорЧа (talk • contribs).
Since Pike apparently got a Carrington Award, he must have some sort of medical or research background, though unless we get more detail that will be very hard to mention. He could also have made some sort of profound discovery on a mission. 31dot (talk) 11:20, January 21, 2019 (UTC)
Chris Pike's age?
Hey folks, what evidence is out there that Pike is in his 50s during "The Cage" or DIS?
Jeffrey Hunter was a hell of a lot younger than 50 and even though Anson Mount is 45, I don't quite buy him being c.55 during S2 of DIS.
The alleged birthdate I can only imagine is an attempt to reconcile Bruce Greenwood playing Pike in the movies, and although I love Greenwood's portrayal, it's obviously different from both of the TV versions.
- He said he was at the Academy at the same time as Georgiou in Season 2. Georgiou was born in 2202, which means at the earliest she would have been at Academy in the 2220s--Tuskin38 (talk) 00:08, February 18, 2019 (UTC)
Which wheelchair pic
So which wheelchair pic should be used? The one of Anson Mount in the wheelchair see in the episode "Through the Valley of Shadows" or the Sean Kenney one from "The Menagerie, Part I"?--Jkirk8907 (talk) 02:41, April 5, 2019 (UTC)
I removed the following not-notable "catchphrase":
"Captain Christopher Pike of the USS Discovery."
- - One of his ways of introducing himself when in command of the Discovery (Star Trek: Discovery)
I removed the following "notable quote":
"Serving as your captain has been one of the greatest honors of my career. You are exceptional officers. Exceptional individuals, every single one of you. Lieutenants Detmer and Owosekun, I wouldn't be here if you hadn't saved my life on the way to that asteroid. Lieutenant Nilsson, You've stepped up for Airiam in way that honors her. Lieutenants Bryce and Rhys, you're calm under pressure. And Commander Saru, I'm gonna miss the hell outta you. Lieutenant Spock… there aren't words. Commander Nhan has requested to stay aboard Discovery."
"If I can be of help, that is."
"Well – It would be our privilege to have you, commander."
"As for you… Most people will never get a chance to learn what's in their own hearts. If we figure it out, it's often not what we not expected, or even what we would have chosen for ourselves. I am very grateful, commander, to have been here to watch you discover your heart. Thank you. I know that you… I know that all of you will face your destinies with bravery and honor. Even those moments to come that will test the strongest among us."
"Thank you… sir."
- - Christopher Pike, Nhan, Saru, and Michael Burnham, during Pike's goodbye to the crew of the Discovery (DIS: "Such Sweet Sorrow")
Events depicted in Short Treks
Is there any particular reason the events of 'The Trouble with Edward' and 'Ask Not' have been placed chronologically before those seen in 'The Cage'? The individual episode pages and the Short Trek episode list all indicate that these two shorts take place sometime between roughly 2258 and 2263-ish (after DIS but before TOS) and way after the 2254 setting of 'The Cage'. 188.8.131.52 13:32, May 21, 2020 (UTC)
Pike's enrollment in Starfleet
- Moved from User talk:Sulfur
- DIS: "Brother" was used to cite that on both this Pike and the regular Pike. It was also used on the 2220 article. It was changed by a user in June on the regular Pike article without a comment/etc but never propagated through to other locations.
- In short, I think that we need to nail down precisely what cites it and then correct all of the related articles. -- sulfur (talk) 15:33, June 26, 2020 (UTC)
From what I understood, it was all based on the fact that Pike met Georgiou in the Academy, who in return studied there from 2020 to 2024. That being said, I think the reasoning used was that Pike must have attended the academy while Georgiou was there and therefore the bottom date is the date of her entry, 2020, and the top date is of her graduation, 2024. | Pedronog (talk) 15:39, June 26, 2020 (UTC) I meant 2220 and 2224 obviously... | Pedronog (talk) 15:41, June 26, 2020 (UTC)
- In that case, the citation to "Brother" is completely incorrect too, because the Georgiou article cites it to either DIS: "The Butcher's Knife Cares Not for the Lamb's Cry" or "Saints of Imperfection".
- Regardless, this article, the Christopher Pike article and the 2220 and/or 2224 articles need to be all brought in line with each other. -- sulfur (talk) 15:52, June 26, 2020 (UTC)
- Could be -- but my point is that, if this is an indirect date cite... we should include those other cites (for whichever is correct, of course). -- sulfur (talk) 16:15, June 26, 2020 (UTC)
I checked all the episodes and my theory checks out! There's indeed a profile on Georgiou in DIS: "The Butcher's Knife Cares Not for the Lamb's Cry" detailing her attendance years at Starfleet Academy. I'll correct the pages. | Pedronog (talk) 15:43, June 27, 2020 (UTC)