Birdzip

The Darkling - S3-E18

The Doctor: Watch your tongue... Or I'll remove it.

Birdzip

9th Jun 2014

Quantum Leap (1989)

Mirror Image - August 8, 1953 - S5-E22

Other mistake: At the very end of the episode, the last thing to show on the screen are the words "Dr. Sam Becket never returned home." They spelled Beckett wrong.

Birdzip

22nd May 2014

Star Trek (1966)

The City on the Edge of Forever - S1-E28

Other mistake: When talking to Edith Keeler one evening, Kirk refers to a star in Orion's belt, pointing it out. The shot then cuts to a scene of the horizon. The sky is quite cloudy and the light from the sun is still lighting the horizon. The stars would not be visible.

Birdzip

22nd May 2014

Star Trek (1966)

Errand of Mercy - S1-E26

Continuity mistake: Kirk has a sunburn on his face and chest (it appears to end partway down his chest-most noticeable in the scene shortly after his identity is revealed to the Klingons). First of all, how does one get a sunburn while flying through space (and one that does not match the pattern of the uniform). If one wants to explain it away as being from a recent shore leave or Enterprise tanning bed, the issue still remains that the intensity of the sunburn changes as the episode continues.

Birdzip

22nd May 2014

Star Trek (1966)

Errand of Mercy - S1-E26

Deliberate mistake: When the Klingons post signs for their rules, they're printed in English. The Klingons have their own language, and people on Organia most certainly aren't English speakers. Even if the Universal Translator allows Kirk and Spock to hear in English, it wouldn't change the look of a sign.

Birdzip

22nd May 2014

Star Trek (1966)

Devil in the Dark - S1-E25

Continuity mistake: As Kirk is crawling through the tunnel leading to the Horta's nest, a tight view from his left side shows light shining on his face and darkness behind him. When the shot changes, though, to the view from the nest, there is light behind him and darkness on his face.

Birdzip

22nd May 2014

Star Trek (1966)

This Side of Paradise - S1-E24

Other mistake: As Spock and Kirk are fighting, Spock bends a steel bar with one of his blows. When he hits Kirk, though, it simply makes Kirk a little sore. A blow strong enough to bend a steel bar would shatter human bones.

Birdzip

22nd May 2014

Star Trek (1966)

This Side of Paradise - S1-E24

Continuity mistake: As Spock and Kirk are fighting, Spock pushes Kirk to the wall after bending the bar with his first blow. The bent bar falls to the ground and ends up against the wall by Kirk’s feet. Moments later, the bar is nowhere to be found.

Birdzip

22nd May 2014

Star Trek (1966)

The Return of the Archons - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: While Kirk is attempting to convince Marplon and Reger to take them to Landru, a distant shot shows Marplon's right hand descend from his chest to his side. Immediately thereafter, a close-up shows Marplon's hand again suddenly at his chest.

Birdzip

22nd May 2014

Star Trek (1966)

Court Martial - S1-E20

Continuity mistake: During Kirk and Lt. Shaw's conversation where Kirk learns that Shaw will be the prosecuting attorney, they are sitting at a table. A shot from behind Shaw's left shoulder shows her turning her head toward Kirk. The scene then shifts to a close-up front shot of Shaw, where she again turns her head.

Birdzip

Spirit Folk - S6-E17

Plot hole: Gunfire damages the holodeck controls, and the computer announces that safety protocols are now offline. This implies that they were online before the gunfire. If they were still online before the gunfire, the bullets would not have damaged the controls.

Birdzip
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Suggested correction: Safety protocols are meant to protect the real people in the simulation, holobullets would still cause damage to non-real people and objects.

Bishop73

The Omega Directive - S4-E21

Continuity mistake: When Seven gives her log entry at the beginning of the episode, she lists the Star Date as 15781.2. This is a misstatement of the correct star date, 51781.2.

Birdzip

The Gift - S4-E2

Revealing mistake: When Seven hits Harry and sends him sprawling through the door, the guard starts to fall before Harry runs into him.

Birdzip

The Swarm - S3-E4

Other mistake: The Doctor scrubs his hands before an operation. He should not have to do this. He is a hologram. He could just dematerialize himself and be rematerialized if he's concerned about contamination.

Birdzip
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Suggested correction: Maybe dematerializing and rematerializing would waste too much energy.

Tattoo - S2-E9

Character mistake: As Voyager is bombarded by the cyclone, Paris reports that Voyager is at 20,000 meters and falling. 28 seconds later, he reports that Voyager is at 18,000 meters and states that, at this rate, they will crash in 10 minutes. However, if they drop 2000 meters in 28 seconds, they would actually crash in 252 seconds (just over 4 minutes). One might argue that perhaps it was calculated that their descent would slow down as they approached the surface, but later they fall from 2000 meters to 1000 meters in 14 seconds - the same rate.

Birdzip

Elogium - S2-E4

Revealing mistake: When Kes is eating the spawn beetles, the same shot is used twice for when she scoops out beetles from the tray. The untouched beetles are all in the same place, and there is a beetle that is nearly flipped by her thumb both times.

Birdzip

Projections - S2-E3

Other mistake: At the beginning of the episode, as B'Elanna is working her way out through the doors, the Doctor cowers and tries to hide behind things. There is no reason for him to be afraid. He can't be hurt under normal conditions - this proves to be the case later when he feels pain and says he is not programmed to feel pain, and we learned earlier in "Phage" that he can change whether or not things pass through him.

Birdzip

Heroes and Demons - S1-E12

Character mistake: When trying to trap the energy mass they created, B'Elanna announces, "Now it's trapped on three sides," to which Paris replies, "It's changing course. Heading for the open side." Since we function in 3-dimensional space, unless they are trying to trap it in a triangular-based pyramid, the number of "sides" to be concerned with is six.

Birdzip

Emanations - S1-E9

Factual error: To protect the warp core, Janeway instructs Paris to move away from the rings at Warp 7. Moments later (Janeway, Torres and Tuvok are still in the same position), Paris tells Janeway they are 0.6 light years away from the rings. Warp 7 is 656 times the speed of light. It would take about 8 hours to travel 0.6 light years at Warp 7.

Birdzip
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Suggested correction: The warp scale, especially since it's fictional, has never been precisely defined.

While it's never been defined, certain aspects of warp speed drive and the length of a light year are accepted. Even if Warp 7 is double what is suggested in the mistake, it would still be 4 hours. The scene in question shows no lengthy travel at Warp 7.

Bishop73

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