In January 2019, Adrianne PalickiAdrianne Palicki (Cmdr. Kelly Grayson) and Scott GrimesScott Grimes (Lt. Gordon Malloy) announced their engagement. And on 19 July 2019. Adrianne PalickiAdrianne Palicki and Scott GrimesScott Grimes announced they were filing for divorce after less than 2 months of matrimony.
About a Girl: When Bortus asks Ed and Kelly to quote their home planet's great author, Kelly responds with, "I'm a survivor. I'm not gone give up. I'm not gone stop. I'm-a work harder," from the [?] Destiny's Child song "Survivor." Bortus asks who the author is. Ed replies, "The author is about 15 people." In reality, the credited songwriters are Beyoncé KnowlesBeyoncé Knowles, [?] Anthony Dent, and [?] Mathew Knowles.
Lt. Cmdr. Bortas resembles a Klingon. Bortas was the name of the ship that transported K'mpec in [Star Trek: TNG] and was commanded by Duras.
Old Wounds: Halston SageHalston Sage's character Kitan was originally planned to have no eyebrows, so Halston shaved her own off for the role. However the resulting look was received poorly, and for the remainder of the season she can be seen to be wearing false eyebrows.
Pria: When Kelly and Alara search Pria's quarters, the background music is an altered, melodically identical version of Star Trek's Klingon theme music.