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.

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Dramatis Personae - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: When Kira is explaining to Jadzia in Quark's that she wants to get rid of Sisko, she is wearing her Bajoran earring in her right ear. When she picks Quark up by his collar a couple of shots later, the earring is gone.

Facets - S3-E25

Plot hole: How could Jadzia have been unaware that Curzon was infatutated with her if she inherited all his memories after being joined?

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Suggested correction: It is known from Joran Dax that memories held by the symbiont can be repressed. Moreover, Jadzia Dax has often commented that the memories accrued over several lifetimes can become blurred together. The Trill rite of closure ceremony (DS9: Facets) allows the memories of each host to be extracted and then placed in the mind of a volunteer to approximate (quite well, it would seem) the experience of talking to a past host as if they were still alive. The very existence of this ceremony suggests that the memories are not wholly available to to the current host; otherwise, why should the current host elect to become completely separated from their previous hosts' memories in exchange for clarity? Thus, there is ample evidence in the show to allow the possibility that Jadzia Dax was unaware of Curzon Dax's infatuation.

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.

To the Death - S4-E23

Revealing mistake: As Sisko and Omet'iklan are arguing in the Mess Hall, the dead Jem'Hadar solider can be seen breathing. His chest is seen moving up and down. (00:30:35)

What You Leave Behind (2) - S7-E26

Continuity mistake: After Dukat kills Adami, he clutches a large book to his chest with his right arm. Sisko charges at Dukat, who, still clutching the book, turns to face Sisko. When the camera angle changes to show Dukat from behind, he is holding no book - and he wraps his right arm around Sisko as they fall off the cliff. The following overhead shot shows that Dukat still clutches the book (not Sisko) as the two fall into the fire. (The Region 1 'Season 7' DVD set includes this two-parter as a single, longer episode and my timecode is based on this fact). (01:13:45)

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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.

The Way of the Warrior (2) - S4-E2

Character mistake: During the Defiant's flight to save the Cardassian officials, Worf says something to the effect of, "I've never been aboard a Federation ship equipped with a cloak before". However, he was aboard the Enterprise during the Pegasus incident, where The Ship was temporarily equipped with a cloaking device.

Doctor Bashir, I Presume? - S5-E16

Character mistake: In the scene in Sisko's office where he has contacted Rear Admiral Bennett, Bennett says "Two hundred years ago, we tried to improve the species through DNA resequencing, and what did we get for our trouble? The Eugenics Wars." This puts the wars in the 22nd century, and differs from every other mention of them, where they occurred in the late 20th century, not the 22nd century as Bennett implies. (00:39:30 - 00:40:00)

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Melora - S2-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Jadzia and Melora are in the runabout talking about relationships, Jadzia mentions having to go back 150 years for a Starfleet relationship; when it cuts to Melora the boom mic can be seen coming in through the front window. (00:23:05)

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The Sons of Mogh - S4-E15

Revealing mistake: As Kurn is chastising Worf in the infirmary, the actor's prosthetic nose has become detached from the rest of the Klingon make up. You can see the nose wobbling around as he talks.

The Ship - S5-E2

Character mistake: At the end, Sisko blames the deaths of the runabout crew (Hoya, Rooney and Bertram) on himself and the Vorta not trusting each other. However, the runabout was destroyed before any negotiations had taken place, and even before any Jem'Hadar or Vorta had landed on the planet, so their deaths were largely unavoidable. Even the later deaths of T'Lor and Muniz were caused by the first firefight, again, before any negotiations had happened.

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Suggested correction: Alternatively, Sisko could also be referring to the general mistrust that exists between Starfleet and the Dominion, which is constantly threatening to boil over into full scale war. Without that prejudicial mistrust and paranoia, The Jem'Hadar would have likely never killed Muniz or attacked the runabout. Indeed, it can be said both sides inability to negotiate throughout the episode is due to their mutual belief that the other side cannot be trusted under any circumstances.

The Forsaken - S1-E17

Character mistake: In the scene where Lwaxana Troi follows Odo into the Turbo lift and it breaks down, Odo reports to Ops that they are in Turbo lift 7. Later scenes in Ops refer to their location as Turbo lift 4.

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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Valiant - S6-E22

Trivia: Valiant was the original working name for the USS Defiant when it was being designed for the show.

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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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