Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

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 Way of the Warrior (2) - S4-E2

Revealing mistake: During the fight in Ops, the laws of physics takes a slight dive. While Worf is fighting the Klingons, he hits them with his Bat'leth or his mek'leth, and a second later they react to the hit.

Armageddon Game - S2-E13

Plot hole: Just after the Kelleran soldiers kill all the scientists, O'Brien tries to contact the runabout Ganges for a beam out. Unable to contact the Ganges, he and Bashir use the T'Lani cruiser's transporter to beam down to T'Lani III. He could have used the cruiser's transporters to beam to the Ganges instead (it wouldn't have had its shields up as it was unoccupied and was closer to the cruiser than the planet) allowing them to escape back to the wormhole and DS9, instead of having to await rescue on the planet.

Second Sight - S2-E9

Character mistake: When Nedelle collapses, everyone looks to Jadzia to save her and she says she can't. Why do they think Jadzia can save her? She isn't a doctor, and the Dax symbiant was never a doctor either. They are on board a Federation ship, with a Federation crew, why do they not call The Ship's doctor?


Rejoined - S4-E6

Factual error: When Major Kira was introducing Lieutenant Commanders Dax and Worf to the arriving Trill scientists, she introduces them as Commander Dax and Worf. While in informal conversation, they could be addressed as Commander, when making formal introductions, the person making the introductions would use their full proper rank. This is an error that no ranking officer would make, especially not twice. (00:03:10)


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Suggested correction: And when was this established? If you are basing this error on modern American military protocols, there is no reason Starfleet in the 24th century would follow the same rules and traditions.

Yes, although it's not just American military introductions, it's pretty standard in most militaries to use full rank when making formal introductions, which has been followed for the most part by the writers, with other introductions that have happened onscreen.


The Sons of Mogh - S4-E15

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the episode when arriving at the station, Worf's brother has normal human bottom teeth. Later in the episode, he is wearing Klingon bottom teeth cosmetics.

Valiant - S6-E22

Continuity mistake: When the runabout is shot by the Dominion ship, Jake is sitting in the left seat, but when he is thrown off his chair by an explosion, he is on the right seat. (00:09:10)


Meridian - S3-E8

Continuity mistake: When Jadzia tells Benjamin she is going to do helioscismic measurements of the sun, the camera shifts in mid-sentence. In the first shot she is rubbing her hands in front of her, in the second shot, her hands are clasped behind her back. (00:15:20)

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.


By Inferno's Light - S5-E15

Continuity mistake: When Bashir goes to let Garak out of the crawlspace, he pulls the prying tool from under the end of the bunk mattress closest to him. But in the scene before a Romulan prisoner had put it under the opposite end of the mattress.

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Trials and Tribble-ations - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: On the old Enterprise bridge, Sisko is shown at a bridge station, and the person next to him, close to Dax's position, is wearing a gold shirt. When Kirk comes onto the bridge, the person next to Dax now has a red shirt, which was the original crewman's shirt in TOS.

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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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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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