DaveJB

The Battle - S1-E9

Question: When Picard is preparing to use the Stargazer to attack the Enterprise, Data states that all its main systems are intact, and that only some minor damage was caused by fires during the earlier battle. If the Stargazer's in such good shape, why did Picard have to abandon it?

DaveJB

Chosen answer: The Stargazer was seriously damaged in the previous battle, which is why she had to be abandoned. When the Ferengi salvaged her, they repaired the damage to the major systems in order to get her functional, but didn't bother with the minor fire damage.

Tailkinker Premium member

27th Jan 2006

Doctor Who (1963)

Destiny of the Daleks - S17-E1

Factual error: Davros comments that, between them, the Daleks are carrying half a megaton of explosives - in other words, roughly twenty-five times more explosive force than the Hiroshima or Nagasaki bombs. An explosion of that size should cause enormous destruction (vaporizing everything within roughly two kilometers), yet when the Doctor detonates them they explode with about as much power as a small stick of dynamite each.

DaveJB

9th Dec 2005

Sliders (1995)

Last Days - S1-E4

Factual error: An early nuclear warhead would be totally inadequate for destroying an asteroid 10KM in diameter - you'd need a bomb roughly FIFTY THOUSAND times more powerful than the Project Trinity bomb.

DaveJB

Caretaker (1) - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: The registry on the shuttle that brings Paris to Voyager keeps changing between "NCC 71225" and "NCC 1701-D".

DaveJB

28th Sep 2005

The Young Ones (1982)

Boring - S1-E3

Revealing mistake: When Ftumch hits Saunders, some of Ftumch's red make-up rubs off onto Saunders' face.

DaveJB

Revealing mistake: When Henry Mancini hands his conductor's baton over to the animated Pink Panther in the title sequence, he pushes it straight through the Panther's hand.

DaveJB

15th Sep 2005

Doctor Who (1963)

Resurrection of the Daleks - S21-E4

Audio problem: Davros' lips don't move when he says, "Now for the Daleks," just before he releases the Dalek-killing virus.

DaveJB

2nd Aug 2005

Doctor Who (1963)

The Trial of a Time Lord 5-8 (aka Mindwarp) - S23-E2

Continuity mistake: When Kiv wakes up in Peri's body, (s)he orders Crozier to kill the body Kiv was using before. Crozier responds that it's already dead, but in the previous shot the old body could be seen breathing.

DaveJB

1st Jul 2005

Blake's 7 (1978)

City at the Edge of the World - S3-E6

Continuity mistake: The probe Vila uses to collapse the door's forcefield vanishes when the forcefield actually collapses. (00:24:05)

DaveJB

16th Jun 2005

South Park (1997)

Chef Goes Nanners - S4-E7

Audio problem: Just before Kenny explodes from eating all of Mr. Broflovski's antacid tablets, we hear Kyle, Stan and Cartman shout out Kenny's name. One problem - Cartman isn't in the room with them. He isn't even on their debate team. (00:10:35)

DaveJB

5th Jun 2005

Doctor Who (1963)

The Power of Kroll - S16-E5

Revealing mistake: The footage of Kroll eating Harg is obviously reversed, as evidenced by the fact that the smoke from the pipe is heading into it, whereas in every other shot it's flowing out of it. (00:23:00)

DaveJB

19th May 2005

Doctor Who (1963)

Doctor Who mistake picture

Destiny of the Daleks - S17-E1

Revealing mistake: Right after Davros yells "The Daleks will rule the universe," in Episode 3, one of the Dalek operators accidentally starts to lift the top off his Dalek before the scene ends. (00:17:35)

DaveJB

10th May 2005

Doctor Who (1963)

The Power of Kroll - S16-E5

Continuity mistake: During Kroll's attack on the refinery, several pieces of the refinery get broken off and then reappear in subsequent shots.

DaveJB

26th Mar 2005

South Park (1997)

Death - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: Just before Warsog emerges from the network building for the first time, Mrs. Marsh is shown to be stood next to a couple of random townspeople. In the very next shot Mrs. Cartman, Mrs. Broflovski and a third nondescript have appeared.

DaveJB

19th Mar 2005

Doctor Who (1963)

The Daemons - S8-E5

Continuity mistake: After completing the third summoning ritual, the Master turns towards the spot where Azal is about to appear. He has his arms lowered and Jo is stood to his left. In the next shot his arms are up, and Jo has moved to being in front of him.

DaveJB

3rd Mar 2005

Blake's 7 (1978)

Seek-Locate-Destroy - S1-E6

Plot hole: When the Liberator returns to the planet, Travis remarks that their orbit is too far away to use their matter transmitter. Since Travis had only found out that they even HAD a matter transmitter (which the Federation hasn't managed to develop yet) when he spoke to a technician just before that, how would he know what the range was? (00:43:50)

DaveJB

1st Mar 2005

Blake's 7 (1978)

The Way Back - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: When the prison ship launches, the cloud of smoke reveals the black wires that are lifting it up.

DaveJB

9th Feb 2005

Doctor Who (1963)

The Chase - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor and Ian encounter the Frankenstein monster in episode four, you can see a Dalek behind them, even though it's long before the Daleks arrive in this time zone.

DaveJB

4th Feb 2005

Doctor Who (1963)

The Invasion - S6-E3

Trivia: The episode was intended to prove that Earth-based stories could be produced cheaply and effectively. Ironically, it was the most expensive Doctor Who episode ever produced when made, and remained so for several years.

DaveJB

18th Jan 2005

Doctor Who (1963)

The Invasion of Time - S15-E6

Continuity mistake: When the Doctor shoots Stor with the De-Mat Gun, the flash starts on Stor's left-hand side, engulfs him, then jumps substantially to the right before whiting out the frame.

DaveJB

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