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Whom Gods Destroy - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: After Marta's dance, Kirk and Spock are sitting an inch apart behind the table, then a foot apart, then an inch again and so forth every time the shot changes.

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Jean G

A Private Little War - S2-E19

Continuity mistake: When Nona is trying to seduce Kirk, we see a close-up of him with nothing on his shoulders. Cut to a two-shot and suddenly Nona's arms are over his shoulders and around his neck.

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Jean G

Charlie X - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: When McCoy is examining Charlie in sickbay, several shots of the diagnostic panel show a clear reflection of Charlie's upright profile. But Charlie isn't sitting up during the exam - he's lying flat on the table. The close-ups of the panel were shot while actor Robert Walker Jr. was either sitting or standing nearby.

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Jean G

Assignment: Earth - S2-E26

Plot hole: Spock claims that history is unchanged at the end of the episode according to the library tapes - how would he know? If history changed, the tapes would change too. And unlike in "City on the Edge of Forever", there's no Guardian around to keep people from being influenced by an altered timeline.

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The Trouble With Tribbles - S2-E15

Continuity mistake: When Kirk and McCoy dispute about the tribbles on the Enterprise bridge, Kirk holds the two tribbles in his hands at alternate heights. In the shots where McCoy's face is seen, he holds them next under his chins, but when Kirk's face is seen, he holds them at chest level.

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Journey to Babel - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: When Sarek enters the banquet room to take his medication, the Tellarite sitting at the table holds a glass in his right hand. In all the full shots with Sarek in the foreground, the glass switches to the Tellarite's left hand. In all the close-ups of him, it's back in his right again.

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Jean G

The Savage Curtain - S3-E22

Visible crew/equipment: When Kirk is agonizing over the sound of Surak's supposed cries for help, an equipment shadow, possibly from a boom mike, skates across the rocks behind his left shoulder.

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Jean G

The Menagerie (1) - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: Kirk introduced Spock as "Lieutenant Commander" instead of "Commander".

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Friday's Child - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: When the Klingon shoots Maab with a hand phaser, the beam is yellow as he fires, but red when it strikes Maab.

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Jean G

A Private Little War - S2-E19

Revealing mistake: While Nona is struggling with her Villager attackers, the camera tilts just far enough to show, in the distance, a nice (if slightly smoggy) view of buildings, docks and boats in Santa Monica Harbor.

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Jean G

Where No Man Has Gone Before - S1-E3

Revealing mistake: When Kirk & Spock are watching Gary read the pages on the monitor one after the other, look closely: it's the same two pages back and forth.

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Dagger of the Mind - S1-E9

Plot hole: For a penal colony, Tantalus V has really poor security. Van Gelder manages to escape with ease, by hiding in a box - the only box - beamed up to the Enterprise.

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Let That Be Your Last Battlefield - S3-E15

Continuity mistake: The planet Cheron is blue the first two times we see it on the view screen, but when the Enterprise enters orbit, and every time we see it thereafter, the planet has mysteriously turned red.

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Jean G

The Empath - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: Gem's left hand is cupped around McCoy's right ear as she begins to heal him, but her hand keeps changing positions as the camera angles switch.

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Where No Man Has Gone Before - S1-E3

Revealing mistake: After the ship enters the galactic barrier, when Kirk orders "navigation on automatic" there are flashes of light, and in a closeup of the first console just to the left of the main viewscreen, we can see the special effects material spread across the panel below the controls, for the fire to burn when it explodes. Then it cuts to the wideshot as a second console (near Spock's station) blows up, but in the background that first console is intact - no fire/damage whatsoever (it explodes again in a following wideshot).

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Operation -- Annihilate! - S1-E29

Continuity mistake: When Uhura tells Kirk that she's made contact with his private transmitter she's seated at the communications console, but after the contact's been broken when she tells Kirk, "It's impossible at the moment because they stopped broadcasting," in this shot facing Uhura the turbo lift is not behind her - she's at a different station on the bridge - then she's back to where she was once again.

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Balance of Terror - S1-E14

Visible crew/equipment: On the bridge, Uhura tells Kirk that Outpost 4 reported they're under attack, and after Scott says, "I've talked to my engine room, sir. We'll get more speed out of her," we can see the movement of the overhead boom pole's shadow as Kirk walks toward Uhura.

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Journey to Babel - S2-E10

Visible crew/equipment: The action is shifting back and forth from the bridge where the alien ship is attacking and sickbay where McCoy is operating on Sarek. In two separate takes when the scene shifts to sickbay McCoy is standing at the operating table. I noticed a wisp of smoke rising from McCoy's right side (left side of screen). It appears to be from a cigarette in an ash tray below camera level either beside McCoy or near the head of Spock's bed.

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The Enterprise Incident - S3-E2

Audio problem: During the scene where Kirk is talking in the briefing room, the director was obviously not pleased with how James Doohan said his lines.Due to budget constraints, instead of re shooting the scene, they simply replaced Mr Scotts dialogue with another one.You can see it since at one point his lips are completely out of sync, even on the remastered edition.

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Assignment: Earth - S2-E26

Continuity mistake: Gary Seven is talking to his computer, we then switch to Kirk and Co and after a few moments with them we cut back to Gary Seven. Somehow in that time, while talking to his computer he changed his clothes.

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