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The Man Trap - S1-E2

Yeoman Janice Rand: Hello Beauregard. How are you today, darling?
Sulu: Her name's Gertrude.
Yeoman Janice Rand: No, it's a he-plant. A girl can tell.
Sulu: Why do people have to call inanimate objects, she? Like um, she's a fast ship.
Yeoman Janice Rand: He is not an inanimate object. He's so animate he makes me nervous.
(00:23:21)

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The Man Trap - S1-E2

Uhura: Message, Captain. Starship based on Current Four requesting explanation of our delay here, sir. Space Commander Dominguez says we have supplies he urgently needs.
Capt. Kirk: Tell Jose he'll get his chili peppers when we get there. Tell him the're prime Mexican reds, I hand-picked them myself. But he won't die if he goes a few more days without them. Got it?
Uhura: Got it, Captain.
(00:14:00)

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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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Trivia: Gene Roddenberry created the transporter as an easier (and cheaper) way of getting Enterprise crew members onto a planet's surface, rather than landing the ship on the planet.

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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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