Blake's 7

Dawn of the Gods - S3-E4

Factual error: Tarrant fails Astronomy 101 here, just as Travis did in the first season. He tells the clerk, "I'm surprised you've heard of it (the FSA), if you're from another galaxy." The Tharn and his minions were not extragalactic; they were from other planets in our galaxy. (00:35:10)

Jean G

Volcano - S3-E3

Factual error: Cally has some trouble counting in this one. She telepathically informs Avon that there are three troopers boarding Liberator - but there are four. (00:29:00 - 00:32:15)

Jean G

Breakdown - S1-E10

Factual error: Zen refers to the objects encountered at the beginning of the episode as "meteorites". In space, these objects are known as meteoroids. When they enter the Earth's atmosphere they are called meteors, and when they hit the surface of the earth they are called meteorites.

Ultraworld - S3-E10

Factual error: The Ultra may be expert collectors of knowledge, but they have their facts wrong about Avon, who tried to steal 5 million credits from the Federation banking system. The Ultra think it was 500 million. (00:10:05)

Jean G

Animals - S4-E5

Factual error: Servalan's ship takes off from the surface of Bucol 2 with Avon and crew standing directly below it. Yet for some reason, the down-blast from the very large launching ship does nothing more harmful than slightly mess up their hairdos. (00:47:50)

Jean G

Volcano - S3-E3

Factual error: Liberator's medical treatments are certainly weird. Vila dresses Avon's wounded arm with padding that's put on over top of his clothing. (00:37:20)

Jean G

Volcano - S3-E3

Factual error: Cally's bracelet falls off while she's being dragged to the platform by the troopers, but she somehow manages to teleport down to the planet with them anyway. And the lost bracelet later miraculously appears on her wrist in time to bring her back up again. (00:34:45)

Jean G

Trial - S2-E6

Factual error: Servalan's space station is shown rotating at a fairly fast clip. But the stars in both her office window and in the courtroom window are stationary. Because the station is spinning much faster than a planet's normal rotation, the stars should be visibly moving. (00:00:35 - 00:03:10)

Jean G

Killer - S2-E7

Factual error: Avon and Vila watch the rocket launch from the surface of the planet. The rest of Liberator's crew also watch it from the flight deck, and somehow their view from orbit is at exactly the same angle from which Avon and Vila are seeing it: a ground-to-air shot. (00:03:15)

Jean G

Duel - S1-E8

Factual error: Travis fails Astronomy 101 with the line, "Blake - the other patrols have pushed him into this galaxy." That should be star system, not galaxy. B7's ships weren't capable of intergalactic travel. Not just a character mistake, either. Travis is a trained Space Commander, and should definitely know the very big difference between a solar system and a galaxy, even if the scriptwriters - and people who keep miscorrecting this error - do not. (00:03:10)

Jean G

The Harvest of Kairos - S3-E5

Factual error: Tarrant is some pilot. He miraculously gets the LEM into orbit without any rocket boosters or propulsion system of any kind - and with its landing gear still attached. (00:46:50)

Jean G

Countdown - S2-E9

Factual error: Avon and Grant use an electric torch to melt the ice covering the bomb. When it's removed from its hiding place, it is suddenly completely dry and clean: not a trace of ice, water or dirt on it anywhere. (00:36:00)

Jean G

Orbit - S4-E11

Factual error: Maybe they took time in the midst of a desperate escape to tack Orac down with Velcro? When the shuttle first takes off, its angle of ascent causes Orac to nearly slide off the control panel. A short time later, the angle is far steeper, but this time Orac stays perfectly still. (00:36:15 - 00:44:55)

Jean G

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