Star Trek: Generations
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Suggested correction: I rewatched this scene several times. The sash remains on him throughout the crash.

Other mistake: When Worf tells Riker the Romulans were looking for Trilithium on the station, Riker acts as if he never heard of it before, and Worf explains that it is an experimental compound that the Romulans were working on. However, in the Next Generation episode, "Starship Mine", terrorists steal Trilithium resin from the warp engines to sell as a weapon, and Picard seems to know a great deal about it. (00:34:10)

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Suggested correction: That entire Next Generation episode takes place on the Enterprise with only Picard and the terrorists. It was scheduled for maintenance and no one was supposed to be aboard. There was no reason then or now for Riker to ever hear of trilithium.

The error stands, Picard would have made a full report on the terrorist incident and Riker, as his First Officer, would have read the report in full, along with several other senior officers and the Admiralty at Starfleet Command.

Audio problem: In Stellar Cartography, Data has to reposition his chair to work on another panel. To do so without getting up he places his hands on the panel to pull himself across to the other position. As he does, there is a sound of an electric motor moving him. But as the scene draws to a close and Data gets up, you can see the chair is a dressed up standard office desk chair, with casters, no motor, and no tracks for it to slide on.

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Suggested correction: In Stellar Cartography, Data moves the entire console not just the chair. The sound came from the console, maybe it is magnetically locked in place, the sound coming from it unlocking and re-locking.

Other mistake: Historically, in the Star Trek universe, the doors to any room, including turbo lifts, opened automatically at a person's approach. The only time a turbo lift door didn't open was if there was no car there. This time Harriman touched a control at the right side of the turbo lift doors.

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Suggested correction: Yes he did it to call the turbo lift. One is probably not there at all times.

Deliberate mistake: After the trilithium missile hits the sun, it is shown going out in real time from Veridian III. As the planet is relatively earth-like, it is several light-minutes away from the sun. The filmmakers wanted it to be obvious that the missile was successful, so they ignored the speed of light. (01:20:35)

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Picard: Look! The control pad. It's still on the other side.
Kirk: I'll get it. You go for the launcher.
Picard: No...you'll never make that by yourself. We have to work together.
Kirk: We ARE working together. Trust me. Go!
Picard: Good luck, Captain!
Kirk: Call me Jim.

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Trivia: The original ending for Generations involved Soren shooting Kirk in the back and Picard finding the body, so he did technically die alone, but the test audiences hated seeing the heroic James Kirk bite it in the back, so all three actors were called in to reshoot the ending, making Kirk's death more purposeful.

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Question: How did Kirk die? He got hit by a lot of debris but from what was seen, not enough to do real damage.

Answer: Kirk also fell a considerable distance, clinging onto the platform as it dislodged from the cliff and rolled several times. In addition to being crushed/hit by debris, the fall and the rolling would have caused further serious trauma.

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In addition to this statement, Kirk would have had servere internal bleeding as seen by the blood coming from his mouth.

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