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The Man Trap - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Kirk jokes with Bones after they land about flowers and is holding some hay or grass in his hands. After Bones makes the comment about bribing girls, Kirk lowers his hand off screen but with the grass still in it. It jump cuts to a different angle from further away and suddenly his hand is empty, and there is no grass on the ground where he could have dropped it. (00:00:57)

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The Man Trap - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Kirk is telling Crater that he needs him and his wife to stay on their ship till he finds out what killed his man, Kirk has his arms crossed. When Crater steps up to him and the angle changes, Kirk's arms are suddenly down at his side. This continuously changes back and forth between shots. (00:18:07)

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The Man Trap - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Rand brings Sulu the plate of food, it has a bowl of colored cubes on it. Then there's a cut to a close-up of Sulu eating the cubes when Green is staring at it, and the bowl is now a plate. Then in the long shot it's a bowl again. (00:24:22)

The Man Trap - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When the creature makes it's way through the ship and finds McCoy's room, it stops near the wall with a red vent behind it. It changes back to Nancy in a dissolve cut, but suddenly it's much closer to the walk and is now closer to the vent, something that would not have happened by a simple morph like seen before. (00:28:45)

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The Man Trap - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When they first arrive on the planet, the tricorder Kirk is holding for McCoy starts on his left shoulder, disappears in the next shot, then in the next shot after that reappears in his right hand.

Charlie X - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: Kirk first says the Antares is a cargo vessel, but after it explodes he calls it a science probe vessel. When playing chess with Spock, he refers to it as a survey ship. (00:00:06)

Charlie X - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: After Bones finishes examining Charlie, they move to the door and Charlie begins to put his jacket back on. In the side shot, he gets it on and begins to adjust it around his shoulders when it cuts to a frontal view. Suddenly his arms are relaxed like he's already had the jacket on for a few seconds and in a comfortable position. (00:05:18)

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Charlie X - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: Just before Uhura begins to hum with Spock's playing of his instrument, she is leaning over a table where they are playing cards. She has one hand on her cheek and then brings the other up to her face as well. When it cuts to a side angle, she's suddenly bringing her hand up to her face again in a repeated action. (00:09:47)

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Charlie X - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: In the Rec Lounge Spock is playing his Vulcan lyre. When Uhura starts humming, he looks up and drops his hands. When the camera goes in for a close up on Spock, his hands are in the playing position again, and he drops his left hand. (00:09:52)

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Charlie X - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: Uhura starts to sing and walk around Spock as he plays. In Spock's close ups, the wall behind him is pink and green, but in the further shots the walls are a blue color with nothing behind him that could have been making the green and pink colors in the close ups. (00:10:50)

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Charlie X - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: Charlie turns the playing cards into pictures of Rand and lays them down face down in a stack. The camera cuts to her then back and now the cards are noticeably in a different position here the film crew switched them out. (00:13:13)

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Charlie X - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Capt. Kirk and Charlie enter the turbolift heading for the bridge, Kirk is wearing one style of tunic and when the turbolift arrives on the bridge, Kirk is wearing a completely different tunic. (00:15:14)

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Charlie X - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Kirk begins to question Charlie about the melted chess pieces, there is a close up of Kirk showing light cast down him him with his chest void of any shadows. When cut to a wide angle, he suddenly has shadows on his chest from lighting changes. (00:22:36)

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Charlie X - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: After Sam tosses Kirk, he goes to a bench in the corner, picks up the towel that was there, and sits down. After Kirk tosses Charlie, Sam is laughing, and Charlie makes Sam "go away." After Sam fades out, the towel that he had around his neck is lying there, when it disappeared with Sam. (00:27:36)

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Charlie X - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: In Janice Rand's quarters, Charlie mentally throws Kirk and Spock against the wall. After they collide with it and slide down the face of the wall, there is a huge indention and crack where Spock hit. After a camera cut to Charlie, when the camera looks at Kirk and Spock again, there is no damage to the wall. (00:36:52)

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Charlie X - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: After Spock and Kirk attempt to trap Charlie into a room with a force field, Charlie makes the wall disappear and then freezes Kirk and Spock in place. Spock has his right hand against the wall at about chest level with himself. The camera cuts to a closer angle and suddenly his hand is higher up, about face level. (00:39:47)

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Charlie X - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When the Thasians restore Yeoman Rand.on the bridge she's barefoot, but when Charlie begs Kirk not to let the Thasians take him because he can't live with them anymore, we see Rand wearing a white fluffy slipper (which she wasn't holding when she reappeared), then she's back to being barefoot again. (00:44:42)

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Where No Man Has Gone Before - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Kirk exits the turbolift he sits in the captain's chair, and Yeoman Smith stands behind him with barely any space between them, but in the shot facing the main viewscreen Smith is gone, and in the next shot she reappears right behind Kirk again. Smith continues to disappear and reappear in following shots. (00:04:00)

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Is There in Truth No Beauty? - S3-E5

Other mistake: In the final scene, Kirk is still in the transporter room, but does not have on a visor when the ambassador transports out. Even if he did, humans can still go mad if wearing one and that's why Spock operates the transporter. Spock has his visor on, but then you see Kirk walk out of the transporter room without a visor and he is not going mad.

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Journey to Babel - S2-E10

Amanda: And you, Sarek, would you also say thank you to your son?
Sarek: I don't understand.
Amanda: Well, for saving your life.
Sarek: Spock acted in the only logical manner open to him. One does not thank logic, Amanda.
Amanda: Logic, logic - I'm sick to death of logic! Do you want to know how I feel about your logic?
Spock: Emotional, isn't she?
Sarek: She has always been that way.
Spock: Indeed? Why did you marry her?
Sarek: At the time, it seemed the logical thing to do.

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What Are Little Girls Made Of? - S1-E8

Question: When the Enterprise is in orbit, it uses the Impulse engines to maintain orbit. The Impulse engines are located on the back (aft) of the primary saucer. Why were these not on or lit up? Unless they're using gravity, but there are the familiar engine sounds.

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Chosen answer: If they're in orbit, they're being pulled along by the planet's gravity well, therefore, impulse engines would only be used for minor corrections and would be "on standby" while in orbit, but not active. (Like keeping your car idling without revving the engine and creating plumes of exhaust).

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