Star Trek: The Motion Picture
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Continuity mistake: In the final scene on the bridge, Spock and McCoy are wearing colored arm bands which identify their departments: Spock's is orange (for Science) and McCoy's is green (for Medical). In the very last shot, Spock is wearing the green band and McCoy is wearing the orange one.

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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).

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Trivia: While Spock is travelling through Vger, encountering the holographic images, he passes under two curious ones - Darth Vader and Miss Piggy.

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Suggested correction: While somewhat difficult to notice on a small screen, a large screen viewing of the shots reveals them to be portions of the Epsilon IX space station. It's merely a coincidence that they look like Miss Piggy and Darth Vader.

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Question: When Kirk and Scotty first enters the Enterprise, the hatch is numbered 5. But the computer announces that a travel pod is available at Cargo 6. Would that be considered an error?

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Answer: Possibly, or there could also be another travel pod that is available at Cargo 6, and that is what is being announced.

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