hifijohn

24th Sep 2018

King of the Hill (1997)

Death Buys a Timeshare - S9-E3

Plot hole: During a heatwave, the Hills are dying from the heat and even look for a pool to swim in to cool off.This makes no sense, they live in a ranch house which would have central air or at worst some window air conditioners.

hifijohn

24th Sep 2018

Star Trek (1966)

Requiem for Methuselah - S3-E19

Factual error: Spock plays a piece on a harpsichord that he says is by Brahms, but Brahms was a late romantic composer and the piece is a simple baroque dance piece. Also by the time of Brahms the harpsichord was already obsolete, a composition like this wouldn't be sitting on a harpsichord.

hifijohn

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Suggested correction: The first sentence is logical; if Spock is able to recognize the style as Brahms, then it should not possess the style and structure of Baroque music. The second sentence is not necessarily true because some romantic composers did write for the harpsichord. For instance, the late romantic composer Richard Strauss composed, "Divertimento for Chamber Orchestra after Keyboard Pieces by Couperin", which is scored with a harpsichord part.

Factual error: When they first arrive on the Nautilus, they look out the large porthole and see the crew on the bottom of the ocean burying one of the crew, but the ocean would be much deeper than that, since the Nautilus is at the surface.

hifijohn

21st Sep 2018

Breakheart Pass (1975)

Factual error: All the couples on the train are modern and not correct for the period. Trackwork back then wasn't very good, considering the speed that the back end of the train is going it probably would have derailed long before it did. The caboose and the rest of the train seen to be just shunted off the track for the dramatic crash, realistically it would have flipped over and gone over the trestle.

hifijohn

Factual error: The Thing is in a block that would weigh a good 2 tons, how did they get it on the plane? Would the plane even take off with that type of weight? and the block of ice with the Thing in it seems to be up on a table of saw horses, neither of which could take that type of weight.

hifijohn

20th Sep 2018

Star Trek (1966)

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Suggested correction: Spock explains that it is deeply personal and is never talked about with other worlders. Even McCoy didn't know about it.

14th Jul 2018

Silver Streak (1976)

Factual error: When they uncouple the cars the back of the train comes to a stop, but the front should have also. When they uncouple the cars, we see steam or smoke come out of the brake hose, brake hoses use air. At the speed that the train is going it probably would have derailed in the yard long before it hit the end, yards have tight curves and are made for slow speeds. I don't care how fast the train is going, it would not have caused that much damage.

hifijohn

30th Jul 2011

The Twilight Zone (1959)

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