Star Trek

Journey to Babel - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: During the fight with the Andorian Kirk was stabbed in his lower kidney region, he even holds his hand there to stop the bleeding. In sickbay later on, he has a bandage around his chest and McCoy says he has a punctured lung. (00:28:30)

olohzika

Turnabout Intruder - S3-E24

Continuity mistake: Lt. Galloway, who was killed off the season before in "The Omega Glory," is resurrected without explanation for this final episode. (00:24:25)

Jean G

Balance of Terror - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: On the first map we see of the Romulan Star Empire, the two planets are Romulus and Remus. But the map later reads "Romulus" and "Rom II."

Catspaw - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: When Sylvia angrily upbraids Korob for talking too much, an inserted reaction close-up of him makes the table and chairs change from in front of him to behind him and back between shots. (00:27:15)

Jean G

Journey to Babel - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: Just before Kirk kicks his attacker for the final time during the fight in the corridor, the Andorian picks the knife up off the deck with his left hand. In the very next shot, the knife has instantly switched to his right hand. (00:28:30)

Jean G

Devil in the Dark - S1-E25

Character mistake: Shatner fluffs his line when asking the mining engineers whether they've posted sentries. He asks if they've posted "centuries" instead. (00:05:20)

Jean G

Arena - S1-E18

Revealing mistake: At different points during the Metrons' transmission to the Enterprise, both Kirk and the Gorn pop into the picture a few seconds after the rocky landscape appears. (00:37:00 - 00:37:55)

Jean G

Devil in the Dark - S1-E25

Plot hole: Spock has absolutely no way to know, yet, that the horta only secretes her corrosive substance when tunneling: he hasn't had time to examine her or to do more than determine that she does indeed secrete a substance that cuts the tunnels. So he should at the very least scan the piece of her that falls off before he picks it up with his bare hands. Major lapse of logic, which given his character goes beyond a character mistake.

Jean G

Catspaw - S2-E7

Revealing mistake: Near the end of the episode, after Kirk has destroyed the orb, we see Korob and Sylvia in their true form. As they move, you can see the black strings used to manipulate the puppets.

Wolf in The Fold - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: The ID cards Kirk puts into the computer to verify their identity appear/disappear in close/long shots.

The Deadly Years - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: The Romulan vessels fire plasma weapons (as seen in "Balance of Terror"), but when they hit the Enterprise they become photon torpedoes.

Elaan of Troyius - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: When Elaan visits engineering, the close-up shots of Scotty show a security guard wearing a black utility belt standing in the background. But the man is missing in all the full shots. (00:13:15)

Jean G

The Omega Glory - S2-E23

Continuity mistake: Near the end, when Cloud William opens "The Book," the red bookmark ribbon isn't in the spot he turns to, until the close-up of the page, when it suddenly appears there. (00:39:15)

Jean G

The Savage Curtain - S3-E22

Revealing mistake: When Kirk & Spock beam down with Lincoln to the supposedly newly-created non-volcanic landscape, there are footprints all over the ground. They disappear a few shots later, though.

Jean G

The Cloudminders - S3-E21

Revealing mistake: When Kirk pushes Plasus against a rock wall in the mine, a huge upper section of the "solid rock" wobbles. (00:43:20)

Jean G

Requiem for Methuselah - S3-E19

Revealing mistake: When Spock examines the unknown Brahms waltz, we get a close-up of the music. Unfortunately, the hand-written score bears no resemblance whatsoever to the piece Spock has just played, though he expressly identifies it as such. (00:19:10)

Jean G

That Which Survives - S3-E17

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Scott asks Watkins to check the bypass valve, Watkins is facing the engineering boards with both hands on the panel. When we cut to a different angle, however, he's suddenly jumped to a position facing Scott with only one hand on the panel. (00:18:35)

Jean G

Friday's Child - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: Before the Capellans reach him, the Klingon's body moves into a completely different position, and to a different spot on the ground, than it was in when he first fell. (00:46:10)

Jean G

Show generally

Factual error: In several episodes, when the Enterprise has to turn "hard about", we see it banking to one side like a jet plane. The Enterprise has no wings, and they're in space. No banking.

The Empath - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: The bruises on McCoy's face change configuration, color and texture between the time Kirk and Spock first find him and the scene where Gem heals him. (00:34:15 - 00:40:30)

Jean G

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