Star Trek: The Next Generation

The Dauphin - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: When Wesley and Salia are on the holodeck looking at Roseau 5, Salia's left arm is around Wesley's back. In the next shot, both her hands are wrapped around his arm.

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Datalore - S1-E13

Character mistake: When the away team transports down to the planet, Data is wearing three full rank pips denoting the rank of a full Commander, rather than his actual rank of Lieutenant Commander. (00:09:39)

The Neutral Zone - S1-E26

Revealing mistake: In the sickbay, the wall where the biobeds are located can be easily seen as a wall used for what would be in the Conference lounge. The alcoves have a fabric covering the windows, and it appeared to be a hastily done redress.

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Hollow Pursuits - S3-E21

Continuity mistake: At the end of Barclay's sword fight on the holodeck, he has the hologram of captain Picard against a wall. When the angle is on the hologram, Barclay's sword is pressed into his chest. However, when the angle is on Barclay, the sword is several inches away from the hologram.

Deja Q - S3-E13

Other mistake: When Picard walks into the brig to talk to Q, something falls in the doorway and Picard almost kicks it with his foot. The door then closes on the item that fell. (00:11:20)

Shades of Gray - S2-E22

Continuity mistake: Near the end, when Pulaski finally stops the infection in Riker and is just about to contact Picard with her success, look at Riker lying on the table. His eyes are open, then he closes them slowly. The next scene has Riker opening his eyes for the first time after recovering from the procedure.

The Price - S3-E8

Other mistake: As Troi describes her idea of "real" chocolate to the computer, it interrupts her with a warning about the nutritional value of her request. The reply is in two parts, and between the parts, you hear the intake of breath, something no computer would do.

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Encounter at Farpoint (2) - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: The computer is directing Commander Riker toward L.C. Data in holodeck area 4-J. As he walks along the corridor the computer helps him by saying that he should go to "the next hatchway on your right." Then Riker turns left (according to the way he was going) to enter the holodeck.

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Shades of Gray - S2-E22

Other mistake: In this episode, in Riker's memory, the encounter between him and Quinn is re-lived. As Quinn starts to attack Riker, you can see Riker's stunt double's face, and tell that it's Quinn's stunt double, as the hair is smooth, not styled. Also, Riker is a few inches taller than Quinn, but in the onset of the attack, they're equal heights.

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Data's Day - S4-E11

Revealing mistake: When Data and Dr. Crusher are tap dancing on the holodeck, whenever the camera angle changes to a wide shot from above (for the more complex dance moves), it's clear it is not Brent Spiner but a stand-in dancing.

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Second Chances - S6-E24

Continuity mistake: William Riker is playing cards with La Forge and Worf. The camera is focusing on Riker and there is no 4th chair. When Tom Riker enters, William says "Why don't you join us" and now removes his trombone from the 4th chair which has suddenly appeared. (00:31:25)

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Pen Pals - S2-E15

Continuity mistake: As Picard and Troi enter the holodeck, the horse Picard ordered is outfitted with the saddle and tack requested. When they get to the horse, the saddle is on the post the horse is tied to.

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Deja Q - S3-E13

Picard: Return that moon to its orbit.
Q: I have no powers! Q, the ordinary!
Picard: Q, the liar! Q, the misanthrope!
Q: Q, the miserable! Q, the desperate! What must I do to convince you people?
Worf: Die.

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Trivia: Another joke from the set designers: whenever someone is in the Jeffries Tubes, you will see several pipes on the walls labeled "GNDN" this stands for "Goes Nowhere, Does Nothing."

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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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