Doctor Who

The Daleks - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: In episode six, Ian helps Barbara get a grip on the rock and a piece of the polystyrene pops off in his hand.

Remembrance of the Daleks - S25-E1

Factual error: The events depicted are supposed to have taken place at the time of the broadcast of the first Doctor Who story... Saturday 23rd November 1963 at 5:15pm. However, the non-wintry weather and the bright evenings don't fit late November/early December.

Marco Polo - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: The caption slide at the end of episode two reads: 'Next Episode: The Cave of Five Hundred Eyes'. While the title slide comes up at the start of episode 3, it simply says "Five Hundred Eyes".

The Invisible Enemy - S15-E2

Plot hole: The damage caused by the shuttle crashing into the Bi-Al Foundation is seen BEFORE it actually happens.

The Daleks - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: In episode three, Temossus claims the Thals have been travelling for four years. But in episode five, Ganatus claims it is one year.

The Daleks - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: In episode one, when Ian notices the breeze, a wide shot of the forest shows the background dropcloth is moving. (00:02:10)

The Daleks - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: The supposedly heavy statue Ian drops down the lift to destroy the pursuing Dalek in episode four wobbles when he first touches it.

The Keys of Marinus - S1-E5

Revealing mistake: In episode one, the Voord that falls down the pyramid shaft is very obviously a cardboard cutout.

The Ice Warriors - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: At the start of the story (the beginning of episode 1) the TARDIS materialises on its side, but at the end of the story (the end of episode 6) the TARDIS dematerialises right side up.

Invasion of the Dinosaurs - S11-E2

Other mistake: The Tyrannosaurus rex which appears in this story does not actually roar; instead it says the word 'roar' several times. There may be little scientific evidence as to what sound a T. Rex made, but it is unlikely that any of them spoke fluent English.

The Daleks - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: Toward the end of episode two, when Susan opens the TARDIS doors, the console wobbles.

The Daleks - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: In the Dalek city, it is unfortunately obvious that the "tunnels" behind the actors are just photographic blow-ups, as you can see the bottom of the wall meeting with the floor.

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The Three Doctors - S10-E1

Plot hole: After UNIT HQ disappears, you can see a patch of grass where the UNIT HQ used to be...but just exactly how can grass grow underneath a building?

100,000 BC - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: The boom mic makes an quick appearance about 18 minutes into episode one. It is in the upper left corner when the camera switches from a close up of the Doctor and Susan to a medium shot of all four characters.

The Daleks - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: There are numerous scenes where the background Daleks are blown-up photographs. The most obvious is in episode five when the Daleks are discussing the radiation drugs.

The Keys of Marinus - S1-E5

Visible crew/equipment: In episode one, when the Doctor is near the pyramid, someone's leg can be seen just before the shot ends.

Planet of Giants - S2-E1

Plot hole: The miniaturized TARDIS crew never interact with the other characters in this story, because, as the Doctor points out, the 'giants' will be unable to hear them, as their voices will be on a different wavelength. So why does the Doctor later suggest using the telephone to try to call for help?

The Mind Robber - S6-E2

Other mistake: When the Doctor pulls Zoe and Jamie back into the TARDIS, look at the scanner screen. It has the words 'Producer Peter Bryant' written on it.

The Tomb of the Cybermen - S5-E1

Revealing mistake: When Kaftan is activating the revitaliser controls, you can see Patrick Troughton moving into position for when he runs and grabs her.

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The Invisible Enemy - S15-E2

Plot hole: The Doctor's clone is free of the virus - so why is Lowe's clone infected? Perhaps they infected him after cloning, in which case, why is Lowe cloned at all?

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