Star Trek

Tomorrow is Yesterday - S1-E20

Stupidity: The Enterprise is very concerned about John Christopher going back to earth and changing history, but at the same time he has free access to go anywhere in the ship, and all his questions are being answered.

The Enemy Within - S1-E6

Stupidity: When Sulu and the others were freezing on the planet's surface, a transporter malfunction interfered with their rescue. Kirk, Spock, etc., did not consider using the Enterprise's shuttle which could have flown to the planet's surface and rescued Sulu and the away crew. (00:30:00 - 00:35:00)

Space Seed - S1-E23

Stupidity: In sick bay, Khan wants to read the Enterprise's technical manuals, explaining to Kirk he was once an engineer. Kirk acquiesces, saying they are available to ANY patient on the viewing screen. Apparently Captain Kirk does not seem to mind total strangers (this time with Napoleonic complexes) reading detailed documents outlining the strengths and weaknesses of a Federation starship.

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A Piece of the Action - S2-E17

Stupidity: After Krako is beamed up, his guards check the spot where he was standing, only to be tackled by Spock and Kirk. They both had phasers that could have stunned the guards rather than risk further physical injury to themselves.

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Stupidity: There are multiple episodes in which the Enterprise's mission of seeking out new life encounter civilizations with technology far above the Federation's, but it is never incorporated into their own.

Mike Lynch

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. 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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I, Mudd - S2-E8

Question: When Kirk and crew neutralized all the androids on the planet, what happened to the androids on the Enterprise running the ship?

Answer: After causing Norman to overload, all of the other androids shut down. The same could be said for the androids on the Enterprise.

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