Revealing mistake: When the Enterprise is leaving its docking station and pulling out, two little bugs or debris from the model lands on the camera lens on the lower left corner (corrected in the Director's Edition).
V'ger is really Voyager VI. The Creator was NASA. Decker and the V'ger probe (Ilia) merge and evolve into a new life form.
McCoy: Well Jim, I hear Chapel's an M.D. Now. So I'm gonna need a top nurse, not some doctor who'll argue every little diagnosis with me. And they probably re-designed the whole sickbay, too. I know engineers, they LOVE to change things.
Trivia: In the original cut, the man reporting from Epsilon 9 says the cloud measures "Over 82 AUs in diameter. Since an Astronomical Unit is the distance between the Earth and Sun is 92,955,807.3 miles, 82 AUs would be 7,622,376,198.6 miles. In the Collector's and Director's cuts, it has been redone as 2 AUs, or 185,911,614.6 miles.
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