Doctor Who

Doctor Who (1963)

12 mistakes in The Monster of Peladon

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The Monster of Peladon - S11-E4

Revealing mistake: Eckersley - who supposedly knows the mines better than even the natives of Peladon - drags the queen through the same set twice, once each way.

The Monster of Peladon - S11-E4

Revealing mistake: When the Doctor and Sarah arrives in episode one, they leave the doors of the TARDIS open and the empty inside of the TARDIS can be seen.

The Monster of Peladon - S11-E4

Continuity mistake: In episode three, Eckersley turns on the security monitor. The very first image is of the entrance to the refinery, but it does not show the Doctor and Gebek trying to break in. Eckersley then flips through the images and finds one of the refinery with the Doctor and Gebek breaking in.

The Monster of Peladon - S11-E4

Revealing mistake: At the end of episode 2 / beginning of episode 3, the Doctor and Sarah are thrown into a pit. It is quite obvious that they hit a flexible mat when they land. it is gone when they stand up.

The Monster of Peladon - S11-E4

Plot hole: The temperature of the air being blown into the mines is controlled from the communications room when the Doctor needs to knock out the Ice Warriors. But conveniently, the ventilation system is controlled from the refinery when Eckersley needs to suffocate the miners.

The Monster of Peladon - S11-E4

Continuity mistake: When opening the door to the refinery, the Doctor leaves his sonic screwdriver on top of the panel. However, a few seconds later, when we next see the panel, the sonic screwdriver has disappeared.

The Monster of Peladon - S11-E4

Continuity mistake: In episode six, the Doctor is using the Aggedor statue to fight the Ice Warriors. The door to the refinery was partially destroyed by the Ice Warriors earlier. But in every shot of Aggedor appearing or re-appearing, the door can be seen intact at the edge of the shot.

The Monster of Peladon - S11-E4

Revealing mistake: The mines are fairly obvious set constructions. The floor is flat with some sand thrown on. In addition, gaps can occasionally be seen between the floor and the walls or the floor and boulders.

The Monster of Peladon - S11-E4

Revealing mistake: In the climactic fight at the end of episode four, the face of the Doctor's stunt double can be seen.

The Monster of Peladon - S11-E4

Continuity mistake: In episode six, the same extra is killed by both Azaxyr in the ambush and by Eckersley later on.

The Monster of Peladon - S11-E4

Revealing mistake: Near the end of episode six, when Aggedor is falling dead to the ground, the clothes of the man inside the costume can be briefly seen in a gap between Aggedor's leg and foot.

The Monster of Peladon - S11-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When Azaxyr is setting his ambush for the miners in episode six, a studio light can be seen through a gap in the wall.

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