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As a child, James Wainwright was an avid reader of the Flash Gordon stories as well as those featuring Captain Proton and Buck Rogers. (TOS - Strange New Worlds III short story: "The Aliens Are Coming!"; TOS novel: From History's Shadow)
In 2375, Vic Fontaine and Ezri Dax were discussing Ezri's joining to the Dax symbiont, and Vic referenced Flash Gordon along with Buck Rogers, atomic rays and rocket ships as the sort of 24th century technobabble he didn't understand, confusing Ezri just as much in the process with the entirely 20th century futuristic science fiction references. (DS9 - The Lives of Dax short story: "Second Star to the Right...")