Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

The Ship - S5-E2

Other mistake: Dax says that T'Lor (the blue-shirted alien) had the away team's only medkit, but when he was shot and killed, T'Lor only had a phaser rifle on him.

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Suggested correction: Just as T'Lor is shot and falls off the runabout you can see the med kit hanging from his right shoulder on a strap.

Valiant - S6-E22

Other mistake: Nog is promoted to Lieutenant Commander but is given the rank insignia of a Lieutenant junior grade.

The Search (1) - S3-E1

Other mistake: During the battle near the end of the episode, Sisko is heard saying, "Locking onto the lead ship" but he gives the firing order to Bashir, who is seated at the helm. This implies that the targeting controls and firing controls are at separate stations, which makes no sense.

Little Green Men - S4-E8

Other mistake: Shortly after Quark, Rom and Nog arrive on Earth in the 20th century, just after they are observed through the one-way glass by the Army officers, the Captain in the hat who enters the room with the man in the suit to interrogate the Ferengi is wearing his rank bars on his shirt collar horizontally, parallel to his collar. The two bars of an Army Captain's rank should be worn vertically.

Extreme Measures - S7-E23

Other mistake: Sloan arrived at the station to destroy the cure, and he and Bashir discuss the fact Sloan has to know what it is to be able to find it in Bashir's lab to be able to get rid of it. Sloan counters he could destroy the whole lab, and Bashir dismisses this as not subtle enough for Sloan. Obviously they've both forgotten that Bashir has perfect memory, so he'd need to be killed to get rid of the cure as well, not just destroy the lab. Something which Bashir would have brought up to back his point up, or Sloan could have used to defend his idea, destroying the lab with Bashir inside, getting rid of both.

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Suggested correction: Sloan certainly knew what he was looking for. Bashir found the cure in Sloan's mind.

Suggested correction: It doesn't matter that he may have had to kill Bashir, the point still stands. Sloan didn't know what he was looking for, and he would rather not destroy everything. If he had to kill Bashir, he would at least wait until he was certain any existing samples of a cure and any remaining research towards it had been destroyed. At this point in the conversation, it is completely irrelevant.

Suggested correction: The issue here is that Bashir doesn't have the cure. He lured Sloan to the station to find the cure. Killing Bashir does nothing as he doesn't have the cure.

The House of Quark - S3-E3

Other mistake: When the Klingon, Kozak, falls on his knife during his fight with Quark his blood is a deep red. It should be pink like any other Klingon. (00:02:20)

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Suggested correction: Klingon blood is only shown as pink in the film Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country and in the series Star Trek: Discovery. In the case of the former, the blood was shown as pink/lavender to have it appear alien and also to avoid rating issues (that much blood would have given the film an R rating). This is an inconsistency in the entire Star Trek universe at large, or perhaps only in those two stated instances, and not a mistake in this particular episode as the number of times Klingon blood has been red greatly outweighs the few times it has been shown as pink.

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Penumbra (1) - S7-E17

Continuity mistake: Throughout this episode you will notice that Ezri Dax's pips change. One moment she has two full pips on her collar and at other times, only one is filled in while the other remains black.

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Q-Less - S1-E7

Q: You hit me! Picard never hit me.
Sisko: I'm not Picard.
Q: Indeed not. You're much easier to provoke.

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If Wishes were Horses - S1-E16

Trivia: Buck Bokai, a baseball player from the 21st Century, who becomes "real" in this episode, broke Joe DiMaggio's consecutive hitting streak in 2026. While he's not physically seen or referred to by name, this fact is mentioned in the 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' episode "The Big Goodbye."

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Chosen answer: No. He's given his name, that's all. Nothing there that might lead to a paradox. If he's gone into detail about his time travelling, that might cause an issue or two, but simply stating his name does nothing.

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Answer: No more so than Sisko posing for a photo in the 21st century while pretending to be Gabriel Bell.

Answer: His last name is something Kirk will forget, since he was on temporary assignment and essentially passing through.

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