Continuity mistake: While Tam is talking to Deanna and sits down, he says "You understood... at least a little, how I felt." While saying this, he places his left hand on his right leg. While still saying that same line, it cuts to an angle from beside Deanna and his left hand is suddenly between his legs.
Continuity mistake: To view their orders and mission, Data puts a drive into the Enterprise's computer while standing with Riker and Geordi. Riker is seen standing but leaning casually away from Data on Data's right, and Geordi is standing off to Data's left. It then cuts show the computer screen, and the three men are reflected in it. The reflection shows that Riker is suddenly almost leaning over Data's shoulder, and Geordi has moved to standing behind Data's left shoulder.
Revealing mistake: Just after Riker and Geordi are talking in the turbo lift, it cuts to a view from outside the ship and shows the USS Hood flying next to the USS Enterprise. As the ships draw nearer, the views of both ships overlap, and a black mat outline can be seen around the saucer section of the Hood as it passes by the Enterprise's starboard nacelle.
Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the episode, right after Data informs Picard that the USS Hood is on an intercept course, closing at high warp, Picard is shown in the back ground looking down at his arm rest. He looks up and turns his head to his right making it center with his body. It then cuts to a close up of Picard and he is looking to his left, and turns his head again to say "That's odd."
Other mistake: While down in the pit Geordi makes a couple of spikes to climb out with. When the phaser beam is melting the ore, the metal goes molten about two inches in front of the beam. Also, the spikes are rounded, like handles. The molds he made would have left a flat side.
Other mistake: One of the physical appearances Lal considers adopting is an Andorian female with green skin. In the Trek universe, Andorians invariably have blue skin (the Aenar are a variant of the Andorian race but are depicted with bluish-white skin, still not green). And while other humanoid races have been portrayed with different skin tones, there are some races that have only one skin hue. (ie, Andorians are always blue, Orions are always green, Ferengi are always light orange.) It is highly unlikely she or Data designed it with different skin as Data wants her to fit in, and Troi makes no mention of it.