Star Trek

The Gamesters of Triskelion - S2-E16

Other mistake: When Kirk agrees to fight in the arena at the end of the episode, he and the thralls are warned that touching an opponent's color will result in the loss of a weapon. Kirk does this several times during the fight, but isn't penalized in any way.

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Wolf in The Fold - S2-E14

Other mistake: In the scene near the end when Kirk orders Kyle to beam Hengist into space, Kirk and Kyle say their lines in the wrong order. Roughly: Kyle: Don't get excited, Captain. I would have done it. Kirk: Spock, you do it.

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Suggested correction: Spock has also been shown to be able to control his own pain.

Assignment: Earth - S2-E26

Other mistake: Early on, there is a shot of the control room. There is a read out that is counting down from "5 04 15", meaning that the launch would be in just over five hours, not less than one minute.

Movie Nut

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Suggested correction: It's discussed in the show how good the Iotians are at imitating things. That combined with the fact that the book has become their guide on how to live makes it highly likely they have recreated the book and distributed it throughout the planet.

Just what I thought - Krako may have had another copy.

Suggested correction: May have been another copy.

I, Mudd - S2-E8

Other mistake: When Norman goes to the second panel in Auxiliary Control, there is clicking when he turns his right hand, but there is no knob, just a blinking light.

Movie Nut

The Doomsday Machine - S2-E6

Other mistake: When the Planet Killer hits the Enterprise, the ship lurches 45° to starboard, and the crew fall accordingly. However, the chairs, except for the communications station, stay in place.

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Suggested correction: Views of the tunnels made before the creature was wounded by Kirk and Spock appear almost perfectly smooth. It is explained that the creature exudes a powerful acid to dissolve the rock. This tunnel was made after the creature was wounded, so it is logical that the wounded portion of the creature would secrete less acid thus leaving an imperfection as the creature tunnels. This could be a case of incredible attention to detail by the set designer rather than an error revealed.

This correction is too much of a stretch to explain a perfect seam by the wounded Horta. Plus, if the Horta was secreting less corrosive substance, then that area would be less eroded, not more. If attention to detail was paid, then the area would have an outward seam, not an inward one.


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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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