Star Trek: The Next Generation

All Good Things... (2) - S7-E26

Corrected entry: When 'present day' Picard talks to the Romulan commander, they each agree to send one ship into The Neutral Zone to investigate the space anomaly. But after this you never hear anything about the Romulans again. As paranoid as Romulans are, I find it hard to believe that they'd just let the Enterprise go play around in The Neutral Zone without keeping an eye on them. And there is no dialogue to indicate that the Romulan ship might be cloaked either; you'd think something with that kind of tactical import would be pointed out.

Correction: The fact that something is rare, or 'hard to believe', does not make it a mistake. There could be any number of reasons why the Romulans don't show themselves again.

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All Good Things... (2) - S7-E26

Corrected entry: When Picard realizes the paradox in Ten Forward, he and Data postulate that the time phenomenon began because three Enterprises in three time periods were generating the beam. However, in the future, the U.S.S. Pasteur generates the beam, not the Enterprise.

Correction: The three pulses did indeed come from the three Enterprises (past, present and future). The Pasteur was destroyed prior to its arrival at the anamoly and the crew was beamed aboard the future Enterprise by Admiral Riker. Also, Data didn't really say that all three pulses came from the Enterprise: he said it was "as if" they all were.

All Good Things... (2) - S7-E26

Corrected entry: OK, try and follow this - it's one of those time travel problems. The central premise of the episode is the paradox of the distortion being created in the future and getting bigger in the past - anti-time. Now, in the future, Picard gets to the location of the distortion and nothing is there - fine, makes sense so far. Unfortunately, when he returns to the same location (AFTER the first time), the distortion has appeared. If the paradox theory was run through to it's conclusion, the distortion would have been there when Picard first went to the location in the future, but not the second time.

Correction: They said when they returned to the anti-time distortion that they had to stop it before it started traveling back in time. They didn't see it before because it hadn't been created yet (remember this is all Q's working). Apparently, it had to reach a critcal mass before being able to travel back in time.

The Royale - S2-E12

Factual error: 30 seconds in Geordi says: 'surface temperature -291 degrees Celsius'. (The scale only goes down to -273.15 which is absolute zero). (00:00:30)

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Q: Q, the miserable! Q, the desperate! What must I do to convince you people?
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Question: Were people able to "lock" the Holodeck doors so that others couldn't just walk in on them? I don't recall an episode where the doors were locked that wasn't because of some malfunction. It seems like Lieutenant Barclay, for example, would either lock the doors during his "fantasies" or have some "fail-safe" that shuts the program off when being walked in on. Otherwise, it's just a really dumb thing to do (for him or anyone playing out a fantasy) knowing they could easily be caught.

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Answer: Yes. The doors to the holodecks can be locked when in use by anyone aboard the Enterprise so they couldn't be disturbed. However, high ranking officers like Captain Picard could override the doors as it's seen that overrides are in use even for the crews quarters. Even Barclay, when he's indulging in one of his fantasies could have the doors to the holodeck unlocked by an override code.

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