Doctor Who

Survival - S26-E4

Continuity mistake: In episode 2 of "Survival", Midge is captured, and the sabre tooth he's carrying gets knocked to the ground. Neither he nor the Master pick it up before they teleport to Earth. Yet in Episode 3, the Master is able to present the sabre tooth to Midge as he's about to ride his motorbike towards the Doctor.

The Leisure Hive - S18-E1

Plot hole: The Doctor and Romana comment on a recording which has finished playing before they have entered the room. Not only that, but all the other characters behave as if the Doctor and Romana had seen this recording.

The Stones of Blood - S16-E3

Continuity mistake: After the Doctor helps Romana over the cliff, the stock footage of a sun setting over a calm sea does not come close to matching the total darkness and stormy seas in previous shots.

The Pirate Planet - S16-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When the Doctor and Kimus are breaking into Xanxia's room, an ordinary telephone is visible on the right of the screen.

Inferno - S7-E4

Continuity mistake: Liz's hairstyle is different in indoor and outdoor shots.

Invasion of the Dinosaurs - S11-E2

Revealing mistake: In episode four, when the Doctor is being herded through the complex, the walls wobble very badly whenever the metal shutters slam down.

Nightmare of Eden - S17-E4

Plot hole: When Della gets shot in the face in episode four, she clutches her stomach. (What is even more remarkable about this error is that this keeps happening over and over again: someone gets shot and falls to the ground, clutching their stomachs, regardless of where they have actually been shot. See the error in Season 14's 'The Deadly Assassin' for an example of the SAME error occurring).

The Happiness Patrol - S25-E2

Continuity mistake: In the scenes set in the underground tunnels in Part Three, the Kandy Man has no metal brace around his mouth, but he does have the brace in other scenes.

Underworld - S15-E5

Revealing mistake: The CSO caves are awful throughout, but one of the worst incidents is in episode three when Leela talks to Idas about a revolution and they both run right through a rock.

Revenge of the Cybermen - S12-E5

Continuity mistake: The use of gold against the Cybermen is wildly inconsistent in this episode. It is said that it suffocates them. Yet Cyberman have been seen functioning perfectly in vacuum ("The Moonbase" and "The Wheel in Space"), it affects the Cybermats, who are little more than metal drones, and it affects the Cybermen's radar, which does not breathe.

The Green Death - S10-E5

Revealing mistake: In the finale, when Stevens is beating on the computer console, it moves around quite a bit, even thought it is supposed to be a strong and stationary object.

Nightmare of Eden - S17-E4

Revealing mistake: Geoffrey Hinsliff (playing Fisk) accidentally refers to Tryst as "Fisk" at one point.

The Evil of the Daleks - S4-E9

Visible crew/equipment: When the Doctor and Jamie enter the secret room watch the top left corner. A boom mike shadow appears and then moves out of shot.

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Vengeance on Varos - S22-E2

Revealing mistake: After the TARDIS breaks down the Doctor and Peri can be seen reading the manual, although it is clearly a book of empty pages.

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The Face of Evil - S14-E4

Continuity mistake: When Leela attacks the guard near the computer complex in episode three, his gun goes flying down the hall. But she then picks it up right next to his body.

The Mind Robber - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: When the TARDIS breaks apart and the console sent spinning off into space, Zoe is lying on it. In close-ups she lying on her left side facing towards Jamie (who is opposite), but in the distance shots done with small models, she is lying on her right side facing away from Jamie.

Pyramids of Mars - S13-E3

Continuity mistake: In episode 3, when the Doctor leaves the old house to find the dynamite, you can see his hat resting on a chair as he walks out the door. Immediately afterwards you see him walking through the woods with Sarah, and see that the hat has magically relocated itself to being back on his head again. And when he eventually gets back to the cottage, the hat is there, still in the chair as if nothing had happened.

Dragonfire - S24-E4

Revealing mistake: At several points in the story the 'huge heavy ice cliffs' get blown fractionally upward by people running past them, showing that they are made of very thin, very light plastic.

The Daemons - S8-E5

Other mistake: When the Master is in the cavern, he lights the candles with a taper, then shakes out the taper which snaps in half.

Attack of the Cybermen - S22-E1

Plot hole: The junkyard at 76 Totters Lane seen in "Attack of the Cybermen" was also in "An Unearthly Child", the very first episode of the show. If you consider London's high land value, it is highly unlikely that an ownerless junkyard would still survive twenty-two years... the local authority would have long since issued a "compulsory purchase order".

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