Continuity mistake: The establishing shot of the Agency's headquarters building zooms in on 3 tall, narrow windows recessed into a brick wall. We then cut to an interior view - of several wide, continuous windows without any recesses. They don't match the exterior windows at all. (00:07:30)Jean G
Continuity mistake: The assassin rips out a magazine page with Leila's photo on it and sets it ablaze with a cigarette lighter. The face in the picture burns while he's still holding the page. But in the next shot, after he drops it, the face is still intact and starts to burn all over again. (00:22:30)Jean G
Trivia: A number of in-joke Dr. Who references crop up throughout the series pilot. A group of doctors and scientists are introduced as Hartnell, Troughton, and Baker; there's a business card for I. M. Foreman in Totters Lane; and the cover of a science magazine sports headlines such as "Time and Relative Dimension in Space" and "Playing the Game of Rassilon."Jean G
Darien Fawkes: By the way, I want my tombstone to say, "Too late, he's already dead." You know, just in case more people show up wanting to screw my life over.
Darien Fawkes: The Scottish philosopher Balfour said that destiny is the scapegoat we make responsible for our crimes. He was probably right, too, but I bet he was real dull at parties.