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Plot Outline

A powerful ship captures the Enterprise, but it is just a test to leard the Federation’s intentions.

Errors and explanations.


Nitpicker’s Guide

Plot Oversights.

Spock’s knowledge of flypaper.</dt>
He could have studied aspects of Earth’s history and culture either during his youth, or at Starfleet Academy.


Changed Premises.

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Spock referring to his - still living - parents in the past tense.</dt>
His estrangement from them could be considered akin to bereavement.


Continuity and Production Problems

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Spock's Earpiece disappearing during his discussion with Kirk after the destruction of the cube.</dt>
He must have quickly removed it.


Bibliography

  • Okuda, Michael and Denise Okuda. The Star Trek Encyclopedia Updated and Expanded Edition. New York, USA: Pocket Books, 1999. <a href="/wiki/Special:BookSources/0671536095" class="internal mw-magiclink-isbn">ISBN 0-671-53609-5</a>.
  • Farrand, Phil. “The Nitpicker’s Guide for Classic Trekkers”. London, UK: Titan Books, 1994. <a href="/wiki/Special:BookSources/1852865873" class="internal mw-magiclink-isbn">ISBN 1-85286-587-3</a>.

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